Are you an Indigenous/First Nations/ Inuit/ Métis entrepreneur in Canada and want to pitch your business idea?

RBC presents

POW WOW PITCH

$25,000 in Prizes

VIRTUAL

2020

July 31st, 2020

Deadline to submit your one minute video pitch to powwowpitch@gmail.com. Include your name and which community or nation you are from.

August 31st, 2020

Top 125 finalists will be revealed and will receive mentorship leading up to the regional pitches.

Sept 28 - Oct 2nd, 2020

Live regional pitches via Facebook Live

  • September 28th (British Columbia & North)

  • September 29th (Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba)

  • September 30th (Ontario)

  • October 1st (Quebec)

  • October 2nd (Newfoundland & Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick)

October 7th, 2020

Top 25 will be announced.

October 20th, 2020

National Live Pow Wow Pitch for top 25 on Facebook Live @ 12 PM EDT. 

1st

Place

$10,000

2nd

Place

$5,000

Place

3rd

$2,500

Youth

$1,000

Prize

Provincial

Prizes

$500

  • Pow Wow Pitch is open to Indigenous entrepreneurs (First Nation/Inuit/Metis) in Canada.

  • Submit 1 minute video pitch to powwowpitch@gmail.com

  • Must include your name and which community or nation you are from.

  • Each pitch should be no longer than sixty (60) seconds.

  • Submissions may be entered as individuals or teams; however, 50% must be Indigenous owned.

  • Each individual or team may enter only one (1) idea or concept.

  • There is no limit on the number of people in a team.

  • Past winners are not eligible.

  • Well lit area.

  • Good audio (use earphones or headset with microphone if possible).

  • Show us your product (use visuals).

  • Be creative!

  • Practice your 60 second pitch.

  • Make sure your product or service is clear.

  • Explain exactly what your product or service is.

  • Explain what is unique about your product or service. 

  • Explain exactly who your target audience is. 

  • Let your numbers tell the story.

  • Explain exactly what you would spend the money on.

  • Be creative.

  • Be wildly enthusiastic!

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