Do you run a business or have a business idea?

Are you going to the Kamloopa Pow Wow in Kamloops, British Columbia July 20th and July 30th?

Pre-Register Now to Pitch to WIN!

Join us live at the Kamloopa Pow Wow in Kamloops, British Columbia on July 19th and 30th, and share your 1-minute business pitch to win funds and the support of the entire community!

Who qualifies?

Any Indigenous person with a business idea or a business of any type and in any industry can pitch for a chance to win cash prizes and gain a community of support.

All contestants get: 

  • Immediate entrance into the Turtle Island Pow Wow Pitch competition.
  • Free access to the Indigenous Startup Program.
  • More than $1,000 worth of free technology, tools and support.
  • The chance to be featured on the Pow Wow Pitch Marketplace launching later this year.

FRIDAY, JULY 29

5:00 - 6:00  PM - First Round 

Pre-register below to confirm your spot. Pitch your business idea or business in 1-minute and we will text you if you made the top 10 by 9 PM. Come see us for a group photo and instructions for the next day. You will need to confirm by 10 PM to secure your spot.

SATURDAY, JULY 30

9:00 - 10:30 AM - Mentorship and Roll Call

Top 10 paired with mentors to prepare for Final Pitch.

10:00 - 11:00 AM - Top 10 Pitch to Judges

The Top 10 will take the stage with the final 1-Minute Pitch followed by 2-minutes of Q&A with the Judges in front of the audience.

11:15 - 11:30 AM - Winner Announcements and Fan Favourite Voting

 Pow Wow Pitch announces the Kamloopa Winners and Fan Favourite!

 

Where and When:

200 - 330 Chief Alex Thomas Way,

Kamloops, BC, Canada V2H 1H1
July 30, 2022 | Starting at 10 AM

Prizes:

$5,000 1st Prize + Gold Ticket to Pitch at Grand Finale for $25,000
$2,500 2nd Prize
$1,000 3rd Prize
$500 Youth Prize
$500 Fan Favourite

How to Participate:

STEP 1 - Complete the pre-entry form.
STEP 2 - Get tickets at the door.

STEP 3 - Meet at the stage at 5.00 pm to line up.
STEP 4 - Present your 1-Minute Pitch.

When you pre-register, we will send you all of the details. 

What to Include in Your 1-Minute Pitch:

  • Introduce yourself and where you are from.
  • Tell us the name of your business and what you want to sell or already sell.
  • Tell us how you would use $25,000 to take your idea or business to the next level.
  • BONUS: Tell us why you want to do this? Who is part of your team? Your traction to date? Your vision for the future?

Questions?

If you have any questions, email hello@powwowpitch.org.