New Venture Pitch Challenge

Develop and deliver — your pitch perfected!

Step into the spotlight with Innovation Factory’s New Venture Pitch Challenge. Catered exclusively for emerging entrepreneurs in the early validation stage, this unique opportunity will help you hone your pitch, gain insightful feedback and connect with potential investors.

Apply to become a client to access this exclusive opportunity.

The New Venture Pitch Challenge is a 3-week mentorship program is exclusively designed for iF innovators working to validate their solutions.

About the New Venture Pitch Challenge

Curated Selection

10-12 innovators will be selected by Innovation Factory’s Venture Growth team for each challenge.

Comprehensive Training

Refine and perfect your 5-minute pitch under expert guidance through 3 weeks of training.

Angel Audience

The top 5 companies will be invited to present their ideas in front of a panel of angel investors.

Why join the New Venture Pitch Challenge?

It’s more than just a pitch competition; it’s a mentorship program. This three-week challenge is by invitation only and designed for entrepreneurs working to validate their solutions but might not be ready for mainstream pitch competitions. Here, in a supportive and collaborative setting, you’ll have the opportunity to practice, perfect, and present.
New Venture Pitch Challenge: Photo of an older woman entrepreneur presenting to a panel of investors at McMaster Innovation Park.

Are you ready to build your pitch?

Apply to become a client to gain access to this program and additional support to grow your business.
Celebrate BIG ideas that make a bigger impact at The Big DiF, Innovation Factory’s annual open house and client showcase. Join 250+ people from the Hamilton-Halton community to celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation.

Join Innovation Factory's Annual Open House - The Big DiF!

Network with 250+ industry professionals, discover emerging solutions from our innovators, and celebrate entrepreneurship within the Hamilton-Halton ecosystem.

May 9, 2024 | 4:00pm – 8:00pm | Hamilton, Ontario