Learn about some of the ventures aspiring to change our world.

Investors or stakeholders looking for new impact startups should look no further than the SVX Pre-Flight Demo Day run by the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing.

Demo Day is a pitch event, which showcases scalable ventures that offer compelling financial propositions as well as strong social or environmental impact.

What is SVX Pre-Flight?

SVX Pre-Flight is an investment-readiness program for ventures with a double bottom line: strong financial and impact opportunity. This program continues the work of the Impact8 program, providing a pathway for growth-oriented companies to raise capital and access tailored advice. It will also connect ventures to our new SVX platform, which will be relaunching in the coming months.

At Demo Day, six ventures will pitch to an investor panel and one winner will receive an operational grant from the SVX. The ventures who’ve been selected to pitch will be announced soon.

Whether you’re an investor, a stakeholder, or an entrepreneur interested in this space, join us on Wednesday, May 24.


4:45–5:15 p.m.: Registration

5:15–5:30 p.m.: Welcome

5:30–6:30 p.m.: Venture pitches and grant prize award 

6:30–7:30 p.m.: Venture showcase with networking reception

Demo Day is an event with limited capacity targeted to accredited, institutional or foundation based investors. 

Pre-Flight is an initiative of the SVX at the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing. Programming was supported by: Virgin Unite FoundationOntario Centres of ExcellenceTMXRBC, and MNP.

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