Inventures announced the winners of the third annual Startup Pitch Event, which took place June 3-4 as part of the Inventures Unbound live stream conference. Eighteen finalists presented their innovations to a panel of expert judges live in front of a virtual audience.
The category winners of the 2020 Inventures Startup Pitch Event are:
- Innovation of Work: Moodbit
- Smart Cities, Vibrant Communities: Summit Nanotech
- Data in the Digital World: SensorUp
- Agriculture in the Technology Age: Hempact
- The Future is AI: AutonomIQ
- Healthier Living, Broader Thinking: Goldfinch Health
Each of the six winners received a $10,000 cash prize, two badges for next year’s Inventures conference, and most importantly, high-profile exposure to Inventures attendees and potential investors who are looking for the latest in cutting-edge technology and innovation.
“In its third year, our pitch event continues to showcase the best technology from around the world, proving our dedication to highlighting today’s most forward-thinking innovators,” said Alberta Innovates CEO Laura Kilcrease. “We’re thrilled to offer recognition to each of this year’s winners as they continue their journey toward evoking change within our ever-evolving society.”
The 2020 Inventures Startup Pitch Event featured innovative startups from across the globe presenting game-changing products and services to a blue-ribbon panel of experienced investors. The competition drew more than 200 entries from Alberta and beyond, including the United States, Hong Kong, Uganda and Nigeria.
For a complete list of the 2020 Finalists and Alternates, visit: https://inventurescanada.com/pitch-events/startup-pitch-finalists-and-alternates/