Assist at the Grand Finale of the “En route to 2019 SXSW” Tour at Expo Entrepreneurs!
The Grand Finale will take place on the 23rd of January at 16:45 on the principal stage of Expo Entrepreneurs at Place Bonnaventure, Montreal. Make sure you are registered at Expo Entrepreneurs (it’s free!) to have access to the event site.
Ten entrepreneurs from nine Quebec regions (Mauricie, Montreal, Laval, Outaouais, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Capitale-Nationale, Estrie and Montérégie) will compete for a chance to win one of the five places in the Quebec delegation @ SXSW. This competition will be held on the 9th to the 14th of March 2019 at Austin, Texas. The winners will participate in the 2019 South by South West (SXSW) festival.
SXSW is one of the most considerable technological showcases in North America with more than 400,000 visitors from more than 100 countries. It is an exceptional opportunity to explore the American market and exchange with delegations from around the world while taking the pulse of the grand global trends in innovation. It will be a unique opportunity to meet people which will enable entrepreneurs to propel themselves to the international scene!
The entrepreneurs will have three minutes with visual support to communicate to the public and the jury why they are the best positioned to defend Quebec during this business mission.
The weight of the decision will be divided 50/50 between the public and the jury.
Selection Criteria • The pitch quality; • The entrepreneur’s presence; • The potential for product or service failure; • The international growth potential.
Finalists 1- Attractif – Rachel Frigon – Mauricie 2- Mechasys – William St-Pierre – Montreal 3- Pack it up – Sylvain Letellier – Montreal 4- DVORE – Alexandre Jalbert – Laval 5- Trois Pixel Inc. – Jason Renaud – Outaouais 6- Ocean-Cam – Dave Cotton – Gaspesia 7- AMH Canada Ltd – Denis Osmani – Bas St-Laurent 8- Lao Kombucha – Jonathan Cloutier – Capitale-Nationale 9- Expedibox. – Francis Campbell – Estrie 10- Move Home Inc. – Jean Drolet – Montérégie