The event is open to anyone.
The pitch deck gives us a peek into your company. The 60-sec video gives us insight into who you are. So be creative.
Applications will be open until 11:59 PM PT on February 14, 2021
Finalists will be notified by February 22, 2021.
The quality of startups will be evaluated by the Trend Forward Capital team.
By a panel of judges. Previous judges included investors from Microsoft, Propel Venture Partners, 500 Startups, OMERS, BlackBerry, HAX, BDC, and Taiwan Tech Arena.
A total of 4 startups will be invited to pitch on March 10, 2021
$20,000 for first place and $10,000 for second place, no strings attached.
Thanks to a generous sponsorship through the AWS Joint Innovation Center program, each of the 4 finalists will also be eligible to apply for up to $10,000 in AWS credits. Terms and Conditions apply. Each of the finalists will also receive up to $10,000 in Trend Micro cybersecurity software and will be automatically entered into the HubSpot for Startups pogram, receiving a 90% discount on any HubSpot products during the first year as customers. The average yearly savings are equivalent to $18,000 USD.
Nope, no strings attached. A pretty sweet deal, right? So what are you waiting for?