PTBOCanada Featured Post: 5th Annual Cubs' Lair Competition Launches For Youth Entrepreneurs To Find Next Best Startup

Innovation Cluster - Peterborough and the Kawarthas have teamed up with Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development to launch the 5th Annual Cubs' Lair Entrepreneurship Competition.

Aspiring youth entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-29 will have the opportunity to pitch their startup to a panel of established judges for a chance to win a grand prize valued at over $6,500, including $1,000 CASH, at the Gordon Best Theatre on November 21st.

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HOW TO APPLY

Those who are interested in the competition can apply online here. Following the application, participants will attend a mandatory workshop series. Each workshop will focus on business models, financing and curating the perfect pitch!

In front of a live audience, finalists will be pitching to the judges in a Dragon’s Den style format that will test competitors knowledge of how they will grow the business. To register to watch the event, click here.

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This year’s prize package includes. . .

- $500 CASH from Prima IP

- $500 CASH from the Peterborough Region Angel Network

- $1,500 WCKD marketing package

- $400 PTBOCanada social media package (that’s us!)

- $1,200 video feature with Michelle Ferreri

- $290 3-star membership with the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce.

- $2,500 client status with the Innovation Cluster, or the PKED’s Business Advisory Center.

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APPLICATION DEADLINE

The deadline to apply is October 25th. The final pitch competition will take place at the Gordon Best Theatre on November 21st, with doors opening at 6 p.m.

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