2020 Canada
Regional Finals

Halifax, NS
March 6, 2020
Hosted by:

Available on campus for $20/day.

Atlantica Hotel Halifax,
1980 Robie Street
Halifax, NS
Rate: $109 + taxes and 50% off parking
Call or e-mail reservations to book: 1-888-810-7288 or reservations@atlanticahalifax.com
Refer to the Venture Capital Investment Competition or use code VEN to receive the preferred rates.

Event Sponsors

Organizers

Teams

Startups

Judges

Agenda

Wednesday

  • 5:00 p.m.    Local time of event. Teams receive business plans by email.

Friday

  • 8:00 a.m.    Team check-in, facility tour, coffee and muffins
  • 8:30 a.m.    Judge and startup check-in
  • 8:50 a.m.    Orientation for everyone
  • 9:00 a.m.    Startup pitches
  • 10:00 a.m.  Due diligence sessions (14-minute team/startup Q&A + 3-minute judge/team Q&A)
  •    Noon        Lunch and team work session
  • 1:00 p.m.    Written deliverables due by email  (use filename “Teamname_Startupname.doc/pdf” template)
  • 1:30 p.m.    Partner meetings (10 minutes each)
  • 3:00 p.m.    Judges vote for top two teams (see results at www.vcic.org/results)
  • 3:15 p.m.    Negotiations (top two teams only, 10 minutes each)
  • 3:45 p.m.    Awards ceremony + networking with judges
  • 5:00 p.m.    Networking event at local venue – DO NOT SKIP THIS!

Traveling teams should arrive the night before and leave the morning after to take full advantage of the experience.