Archive for August, 2018

BETAKIT: Spark Centre accepting applications for $125,000 Ignite Pitch Competition

For the sixth year in a row, Durham-based Spark Centre, in partnership with Ontario Power Generation (OPG), is accepting applications for its Ignite Pitch Competition, which awards entrepreneurs up to $125,000 in seed funding. The Ignite Pitch Competition’s goal is to foster innovation and support entrepreneurs in the Durham Region. This year, the Ontario Power Generation is looking to expand its reach by supporting three specific sectors, including inspection and reactor innovation, environment, and refurbishment. Spark Centre said the winner in each ... Read more

Spark Centre and Ontario Power Generation Expand Innovation Categories for Ignite Pitch Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Spark Centre and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) are joining forces once again to attract innovative talent from across Canada. Now in its sixth year, the Ignite Pitch Competition looks to award upwards of $125,000 of seed funding to successful entrepreneurs. “Energy solutions will feature strongly in Ontario’s future and Spark Centre is thrilled to be partnering with OPG again this year as we work together to find the nation’s most disruptive energy solutions”, said Sherry Colbourne, CEO and President of ... Read more