Top winners and new prizes at November’s ELEV8 Pitch Competition

It’s been great spending Global Entrepreneurship Week with our innovative ecosystem! We were pleased to host our ELEV8 Pitch Competition on November 15 as a celebration of entrepreneurship and startups in Hamilton. Congratulations to our winners: NeuralSeg won second place and $250 while Helix Brass won first place and $750. Our new $150 People’s Choice prize was awarded to Storelax.

L to R: Anthony Gatti of NeuralSeg; Brian Hall of Helix Brass; and Matt Griffith of Storelax.

It was an amazing night of building connections and celebrating promising new companies. Our judges carefully evaluated each pitch, giving the companies friendly and sound business advice. Thank you to our judges for volunteering their time and expertise: Elly Bowen of HE Bowen ConsultingBlake Laufer of Angel One, and Alex Ross of Gowling WLG.

Join us in congratulating all of our presenting companies– we can’t wait to see what the future holds for them!

  • Alex Ianovski of Catalytics
  • Candace Gagne of Challenger: X
  • Brian Hall of Helix Brass
  • Anthony Gatti of NeuralSeg
  • Jordan Sousa of 3Dstream 
  • Sonia Seguin of Body Brave
  • Matt Griffith of Storelax

Learn more about these companies here! 

Join us for our next ELEV8 Pitch Night on April 4, 2018! 

Interested in pitching at the next ELEV8? Though Pitch Night is open to the public to attend, the opportunity to pitch is by invite-only for clients of Innovation Factory. If you have an innovative business idea, you can sign up to become a client by filling out an intake form and coming in for an intake meeting.

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