Applications open for the 2018 Energy New Venture Competition until November 10


Apply to compete at the Energy New Venture Competition 2018!

Are you working on a promising innovation that could advance or even revolutionize the energy sector? Are you looking for exposure to potential investors and customers to help fast track your entrepreneurial venture?

If yes, then the Hunter Centre wants you to compete for over $100,000 in cash and in-kind prizes at the 2018 Energy New Venture Competition! 

Apply Now!



The Energy New Venture Competition is Canada’s leading early-stage pitch competition dedicated to the advancement of emerging innovations for the energy sector. We encourage all energy innovators to join us for this premier one-day event on February 6, 2018 in Calgary, Alberta!

Hosted as a precursor to the PROPEL Energy Tech Forum (February 7 - 8, 2018), this single day competition is designed to introduce promising startups to an incredible network of investors and early adopters curated by the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking at the University of Calgary.

Celebrating its fifth year in 2018, the competition has granted more than a quarter of a million dollars in cash and in-kind prizes to promising energy entrepreneurs since its inception.

Why apply?

Through the competition you gain invaluable exposure to a community of more than 200 investors and industry leaders, networking opportunities and the chance at more than $100,000 in cash and in-kind prizes. 

Competitors will also have access to a comprehensive mentorship and professional training program led by event partner Innovate Calgary.

The Hunter Centre is seeking applicants from across the globe that fit into one of these two competition streams:

  • Concept: for entrepreneurs with innovative ideas for potential energy technology companies

  • Venture: for businesses who have entered the seed-stage and are in the process of obtaining funding

The application process is open until Friday, November 10, at midnight (MT).

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