Archive for August, 2014

Techvibes: Spark Centre Accepting Applications for Ignite Startup Competition

By Techvibes NewsDesk Spark Innovation Centre, a not-for-profit organization that offers free services and support to local entrepreneurs, is accepting applications to its second annual Ignite Competition. Two startup companies will be chosen to win $25,000 to use towards their business. Last year Ignite saw over 100 companies compete in a rigorous program that involved pitch competitions, a business boot camp and boardroom competition. An expert Power Panel which included former Dragon’s Den star and cofounder of Round 13 Capital, Bruce Croxon and Jason ... Read more

Metroland: A Chance for Durham to Show its Innovative Side

By Bradley Andrews - Metroland A chance for Durham to show its innovative side Ignite competition returns for second year with new focus on technology DURHAM -- Ignite is seeking out the best and brightest of Durham's start-ups, those with new, innovative ideas and the technology to make them work. Ignite is returning for its second year. Put on by the local non-profit Spark Centre and Durham Region, the competition features entrepreneurs making Dragon's Den-style pitches to expert panels for a chance at winning industry ... Read more

Betakit: $55K up for grabs with Spark Centre’s Ignite Startup Competition

By Joseph Czikk — Betakit Oshawa’s non-for-profit Spark Innovation Centre is all set to host its second annual Ignite Competition. It’ll award two winners $25,000 each and will include a new category awarding $5,000 to a post-secondary student. The Spark Centre said this year the Ignite Competition will focus on innovation, technology, invention and advanced process oriented start-ups. “The success of Ignite 2013 was very evident with over 100 competitors and over 2,000 attendees to watch the various competition events,” said executive director Dennis Croft. “This year ... Read more

IGNITE 2014 is here!

Spark Centre Opens Applications for its Ignite Startup Competition The 2nd annual competition will award two winners $25,000 each and includes a new category awarding $5,000 to a post-secondary student. Spark Innovation Centre, a not-for-profit organization that offers free services and support to local entrepreneurs has begun accepting applications to its second annual Ignite Competition. Two startup companies will be chosen to win $25,000 each to use towards their business. Last year Ignite saw over 100 companies compete in a rigorous program that involved ... Read more

Central Pitch Competition

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