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Eventbrite: Pow Wow Pitch 2016
we would like to thank our sponsors
Without the support of our sponsors we would not have been able to bring Pow Wow Pitch to the festival. We would like to sincerely thank J.W. McConnell Family Foundation and Rise Asset Development for their financial support and encouragement. Supporting Indigenous Entrepreneurship will have a lasting beneficial effect for our communities.
Pow wow pitch 2016
Pow Wow Pitch is dedicated to providing a venue for Indigenous entrepreneurs to come together with family and friends to pitch a business idea that could change the world.
How it works
Its a simple format. You register, you get one minute to pitch your idea to judges and if they like it you get through to the next round. From there you will have four hours to refine your idea and then you get another chance to impress the judges with a second three minute final pitch. And if the judges like your what they hear and you are one of the top three ideas chosen you will receive cash and in-kind prizes to help make that idea happen.
Why Pow Wow Pitch
The success of Pow Wow Pitch is that it recognizes the importance of community to Indigenous People and by putting Indigenous entrepreneurs into a space where they feel they belong and are supported, such as a Pow Wow, we are providing the tools they need to become future entrepreneurs that all of Canada can be proud of. Pow Wow Pitch is only the beginning. We want to change the way the start up space responds to Indigenous Peoples needs by recognizing diversity in their approach to attracting and supporting indigenous entrepreneurs.
The event will be held at the same venue as last year starting at 8.30 am to register. Go to the Programme page for details.
The Solstice Festival 2016
Vincent Massey Park, Ottawa Ontario
Festival & Pow Wow Hours:
Friday June 17 6pm to 10pm
Saturday June 18 10am to 10pm
Sunday June 19 10am to 6pm.
Pow Wow Grand Entry
Friday June 17 6pm (no points)
Saturday & Sunday 12pm.