TiE Toronto is calling on startups to apply to TiEQuest 2020. TieQuest2020 is a multi-stage business venture competition bringing startups from across Canada to compete for a large monetary prize, receive advice from industry professionals, and network with top angel investors, venture capitalists, fund managers and other professionals.

Those interested can apply online. This pitch competition open to startups at all stages. Applications close January 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

Why Apply?

  • Over $100,000 in investment and cash prizes
  • $5,000 worth of BDO's accounting services for each of the five (5) finalists equaling to a total of $25,000 in value
  • $4,000 value for trip to Silicon Valley and attendance at TiECon 2020 for each of the five (5) finalists equaling to a total of $20,000 in value
  • $2,000 worth of Fasken's Start Up Program for each five (5) finalists equaling to a total of $10,000 in value
  • Startup exposure and networking opportunities with fund managers, angel investors, and venture capitalists
  • Mentorship from successful entrepreneurs and business leaders
  • Challenge your existing strategy and business model to improve performance

Important Dates

  • Monday, December 2, 2019 | Applications Open
  • Friday, January 31, 2020 | Applications Close
  • Monday, February 3, 2020 | Online Judging Opens
  • Friday, February 14, 2020 | Online Judging Closes
  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | Mentoring Workshop for Startups
  • Saturday, March 7, 2020 | Elevator Pitch Presentation
  • Saturday, March 21, 2020 | Business Plan Presentation
  • Monday, April 6, 2020 | TiEQuest 2020 Finals & Awards Gala