Winner to Appear on Popular Entrepreneur.com Web Series
TORONTO, March 28, 2019 /CNW/ - O'Cannabiz, Canada's leading business-focused cannabis conference and expo, today announced the "Future of Cannabis" pitch-a-thon taking place on Friday, April 26th at 10:30am at The International Centre in Mississauga.
Cannabis startups are invited to apply for a chance to pitch a panel of esteemed judges from Canada's top investment funds including Narbe Alexandria, President of Canopy Rivers and Matthew Nordgren, Managing Director, Arcadian Fund and others to be announced. In addition to the opportunity to pitch live at the event, the winner will receive a "Golden Ticket" to appear on the fifth season ofEntrepreneur.com's popular Elevator Pitch webcast, which boasts over 40 million viewers.
Sponsored and hosted byLeafwire, the most active social business network in the cannabis industry, the contest offers the next generation of cannabis innovators a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform their vision into reality. With only eight finalists to be selected, and only three-minutes each to pitch, entrepreneurs are now invited to express their interest by sending a pitch deck to [email protected].
"Leafwire's Pitch Contests have changed lives - the stakes are high,'' said Neill Dixon, President and COO of O'Cannabiz. "We're thrilled to be hosting the Toronto edition of this event and look forward to hearing what ground-breaking ideas are brought forward from the cannabis community".
"We're really excited to be part of O'Cannabiz for the second year in a row." said Peter Vogel, CEO of Leafwire. "The caliber of attendees at these events is top-notch and we're thrilled to be able to give a group of cannabis start-ups the chance to pitch and get exposure to this savvy and experienced group of cannabis professionals."
Click here to learn more about Leafwire's Future of Cannabis Pitch-A-Thon. Click here for more information about the O'Cannabiz conference and expo. Click here to apply for media accreditation for this event.
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