Dates: Applications closed on March 31, 2019 | Competition Day: June 4, 2019.
Open to: Seed-stage companies, emerging entrepreneurs, researchers, and students from around the globe.
Prizes: Finalists have a chance to win cash and in-kind prizes valued over $100,000.
Competition details: The Energy New Venture Competition (ENV) is Canada’s leading early-stage pitch competition dedicated to the advancement of emerging innovations for the energy sector.
The single-day competition, hosted by the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking, is designed to introduce promising start-ups to an incredible network of investors and industry leaders and offers a pitch training program led by Platform Calgary (formerly known as Calgary Technologies Inc).
Launched in 2013, the Energy New Venture Competition is a platform for advancing emerging energy technology companies and concepts to the next level. The vision for the event is to become the premier early-stage energy entrepreneurship competition in North America.
Since its inception, the competition has showcased businesses with cutting-edge ideas covering a broad range of topics in the energy space. The competition has attracted budding entrepreneurs, researchers, students, and seed-stage companies as well as keen investors, industry leaders, and technology users from across the country, and continues to draw outstanding talent and support each year.
The competition features Concept stream entrepreneurs with early innovative ideas and Venture stream entrepreneurs who have entered the seed-stage and are in the process of obtaining funding.
Up to 14 teams will have a chance to win cash and in-kind prizes valued over $100,000.
Applications for the 2019 Energy New Venture Competition have now closed.