2017 SYMPOSIUM CANADA – UNICORN CHALLENGE CALL FOR COMPETITORS

2017 SYMPOSIUM CANADA –
UNICORN CHALLENGE CALL FOR COMPETITORS

Back by popular demand, we are thrilled to announce the second annual Unicorn Challenge to be held on September 27th at the Women in Payments® Symposium in Toronto.

We’re giving four Fintech start-ups the chance to present their companies to a panel of judges and an audience of payments professionals from across the country. The winning team will get one-hour with  four of Canada’s major banks to present their innovative idea.

HOW IT WORKS:

  • Judges will select 4 finalists
  • Participants will be given 5 minutes to present at the Symposium (can show slides and videos)
  • Judges will have 5 minutes to ask questions
  • Judges will provide score on a scale from 1-10 and provide comments
  • Audience will vote for their choice via a real-time app on their phones
  • Trophies presented for the judges’ selection and the audience choice

TIMELINE

  • July 28 – Call for competitors opens
  • August 25 – Call for competitors closes
  • September 12 – Finalists contacted (must confirm attendance)
  • September 27 – Unicorn Challenge Presentations

CRITERIA

  • start-up must be less than 2 years old and pre-revenue
  • maximum of 2 presenters per organization
  • one presenter must be a C-suite level woman

SUBMISSION FORM

 

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