Home Innovation Factory Events SWOBEN & iF Black Entrepreneur Pitch Feedback Session + Networking Event
A group of black entrepreneurs from SWOBEN present their business pitch at Innovation Factory. SWOBEN & iF Black Entrepreneur Pitch Feedback Session + Networking Event takes place on February 29, 2024 from 5:00p.m to 8:00p.m. Eastern Standard Time. This event is free, in-person and open to all members of the community.

SWOBEN & iF Black Entrepreneur Pitch Feedback Session + Networking Event

Join SWOBEN & iF Black Entrepreneurs – Pitch Feedback Session and Networking Event!

In honour of Black History Month, join us on February 29 from 5:00p.m  to 8:00pm EST (Eastern Standard Time) to celebrate SWOBEN’s & Innovation Factory’s Entrepreneurs!



5:00 – 5:15pm – Welcoming remarks

5:15 – 5:30pm – Networking with drinks and snacks

5:30 – 6:30pm – First 4 pitches

6:30 – 6:45pm – Networking Break

6:45 – 7:45pm – Last 4 pitches

7:45 – 8:00pm – Closing remarks + networking


The Innovation Factory Office is located on the lower level of McMaster Innovation Park
175 Longwood Rd S (B21)
Hamilton ON,
L8P 0A1

What are the parking options at the event?

This event takes place at McMaster Innovation Park. McMaster Innovation Park currently has a parking capacity of 500 vehicles. All lots are clearly signed regarding permits and rates to ensure clarity for all visitors.

Visitor parking payment is required from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. Exact change, Mastercard or Visa, are the payment options. Visitor parking is FREE after 5:00 p.m. Visit the McMaster Innovation Park website to learn more about the designated visitor parking areas.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you do not need to bring a printed ticket to the event. When you arrive, simply check in at our registration desk with your name.


Please contact: Evan MacDonald, [email protected]

Accessibility Accommodation Services Offered:

  • Accessible parking
  • Ramp to building
  • Accessible bathrooms


Accessibility Requests:

If you require specific accommodations, please contact us at [email protected] to discuss your needs

About Innovation Factory

Innovation Factory is a not-for-profit business accelerator, serving as the catalyst for technology innovation in the greater Hamilton area since 2010. Innovation Factory provides business services, training, mentorship, and strategic connections to drive market adoption, leverage intellectual property, and increase revenues, investment, and jobs. Innovators can also access sector-specific resources including exclusive smart transportation test environments and data; and a formal life science and health innovation ecosystem.

Your entry to this event constitutes implied consent to be photographed and to have those photos published.

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Feb 29 2024


5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Innovation Factory (In-Person)
B21-175 Longwood Road South Hamilton, ON Canada L8P 0A1


Innovation Factory
Innovation Factory
[email protected]
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