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Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize recognizes entrepreneurial excellence from the Simon Fraser University community.

Judged by a panel of industry experts, winning Venture Prize teams are selected based upon the quality of their business concept, current progress and future plans, as well as presentation skills. Business ventures of any level, from idea to operating companies, involving students from undergraduate, graduate and professional programs (e.g MBA), staff, faculty, and recent alumni are invited to compete.

In 2014, the Idea Prize was created to recognize the achievements of earlier-stage companies who are not yet ready for progression to the final round of the Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize competition. This award emphasizes the potential of ventures based on their vision and execution plan for developing their idea.

 

Why Participate?

Prizes

Numerous prizes totalling over $75K in cash and in-kind prizes available. 

Mentorship

Gain valuable insight from judges, industry experts, and experienced mentors who'll help you throughout the competition.

Master Your Pitch

Gain confidence in pitching to anyone--from friends and family to potential investors.

Important Dates

Sun, Feb 24 at 11:59PM
Application Deadline

Week of Mar 11
Venture and Idea Preliminary Pitch-Off

Thurs, Apr 11
Final Pitch-Off and Awards Reception

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