Tuesday, January 20, 2009


The deadline for submissions to TiEQuest 2009 is January 30th. From the website:

TiEQuest is an annual business venture competition held in Toronto to encourage entrepreneurship, engage emerging entrepreneurial talent and to create an ecosystem of entrepreneurship. TiEQuest was started in 2005 with the purpose of spawning businesses. This competition helps generate new ventures and gives entrepreneurs the encouragement and the support to turn their dreams into reality.

TiEQuest 2009 will provide contestants an opportunity to present to well-known angel investors, venture capitalists and fund managers. Sponsoring firms will be offering an “Expression of Interest” for investments of up to $1,000,000 to top teams. In addition, the winners will receive various cash prizes and incentives exceeding $150,000 in value.

Contestants are expected to come from business schools, life sciences, engineering and technology departments of various universities in Ontario, Entrepreneur Assistance programs of the Ontario Ministry of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Board of Trade, Business Development Bank of Canada and Export Development Corporation. In addition, a number of contestants will be referrals from banks, accounting firms, law firms and other entrepreneurial associations.

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