2015 Funding Roadshow

2015 Funding Roadshow

2015 Funding Roadshow Overview


At the 2015 Funding Roadshow, entrepreneurs working on an innovative solution will get the chance to pitch their business to a panel of angels, VCs, banks and government organizations. Entrepreneur teams will individually pitch in a closed setting to:

 Receive candid feedback on their pitch

 Have experts validate their business model

 Meet funders and in certain cases get funded

 Win a trip to pitch to VCs in California and 6 months office space


Fundica, Canada’s most successful traditional funding identification and connection platform, matches entrepreneurs, private investors, public funders and advisors. Through unique crowdsourcing/crawler technology, Fundica provides an up-to-date, comprehensive and intuitive platform.

Each city stop of the 2015 Funding Roadshow includes:

o Up to 20 technology-based pitches

o Judging panel comprised of up to 8 funders ( VCs, angels, banks, gov'€™t organizations, lenders)

o Keynote speech by Intuit during lunch time ( in some cities)

o Educational workshops, open to everyone, provided by national partners ( Intuit, SoftLayer, CANARIE, Startup Canada, R&D Capital, Expansion Quebec, Blakes,

and R&D Partners) and hosting partners

o Demo tables available for national partners

o Evening networking session following the Best Pitch Award

o Great networking opportunities with community partners, funders, and entrepreneurs


City Stops

Listed below are all city stops of the 2015 Funding Roadshow and the pitch application cut off dates.


City Location Pitch Application

Quebec City Grand Times Hotel: March 10

Ottawa EY Centre: March 19

Toronto Ryserson DMZ: March 25

Halifax Volta Labs: April 1

Winnipeg U. of Manitoba: April 22

Vancouver SBBC: April 29

Victoria VIATeC: May 1

Calgary Innovate Calgary: May 5

Edmonton TEC Edmonton: May 7

Toronto MaRS: May 22

Montreal Notman House: May 28


Agenda for each stop

The Funding Roadshow is a daylong event comprised of closed room pitching, workshops and a networking evening. Everyone is welcome to register; all attendees will be provided with lunch and refreshments.


8:30-9:00 Morning Networking

9:00-9:15 Morning Introductions by panelists

9:15-12:00 Stream 1 pitches | Workshops

12:00-1:20 Lunch & Keynote Speaker

1:20-1:45 Afternoon introductions by panelists

1:45-4:45 Stream 2 Pitches | Workshops

4:45-5:00 Best Pitch Award

5:00-7:00 Evening Networking


Website: fundingroadshow.com