Stage One - Competitor Proposal Submission - Due Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by 11:30 pm: Using this form, Individual competitors who meet the eligibility criteria must provide all of the information requested and submit the completed new venture proposal as one Word file. Based on evaluation by TRSM Entrepreneurship and Strategy professors, six finalists will be selected for stage two of the competition. Finalists will be advised that they have been selected by end of day Monday, February 25, 2019.
Stage Two - Finalist 5-Minute Pitch PPT Presentations - Tuesday, March 19, 2019 starting at 6:30 pm: Two individuals representing the six selected finalists will deliver a five-minute pitch PPT presentation followed by a short Q&A to a judging panel of Ryerson University professors and industry professionals and a general audience at an open invitation event. Finalists will be required to attend pitch presentation workshops with TRSM and industry experts.
To access complete competition information, including competition contact emails https://www.enactusryerson.ca/nvc.
Eligibility Criteria - Prior to completing this google form, please note the following eligibility criteria:
1. ONLY individuals can enter the competition, one per each new venture proposal submission. 2. Individual competition entrants must be either current or recently graduated (within 12 months of convocation) TRSM full time undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. 3. The new venture must be less than 18 months old4. The new venture has to be more than just an idea; should have begun customer development, be working on a MVP/ prototype, etc.5. If the new venture is selected for stage two as one of the six finalists, the presentation team can include no more than two of the new venture principals, one of which must be the individual who entered the competition. 6. Individuals who enter the competition must be entitled to at least half the new venture equity (e.g., 50% or more)7. ONLY one submission per new venture.