HBS Alumni New Venture Competition

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 @ 6pm-9pm

The Harvard Business School Club of Toronto invites members of the Harvard Club of Toronto network to the HBS Alumni New Venture Competition, on Wednesday, March 8 at MaRS Discovery District.

Join Harvard Business School alumni, entrepreneurs and guests from the startup community at this year's HBS Alumni New Venture Competition, on Wednesday, March 8 at MaRS Discovery District. A very limited number of tickets are available HERE.

Canada's semi-finalist ventures will pitch to an incredible panel of investors. This year's distinguished judges are:

  • Owen Tseng, Quantum Automotive Group

  • Matthew Leibowitz, Plaza Ventures Partner

  • Kathryn Wortsman, MaRS Centre for Impact Investing,

  • Narbe Alexandrian , OMERS Ventures

  • Marcus Daniels, Highline

We are proud to announce this year's semi-finalists:

  • Vention - based out of Montreal, Vention is disrupting mechanical engineering the same way "bootstrapping" disrupted web-site development.

  • Maerospace – based out of Waterloo, Maerospace operationalizes big data from complex sensors for governments and businesses worldwide.

  • Movesnap – based out of Toronto, Movesnap is reimagining the moving experience and making it seamless, efficient, and enjoyable.

  • Tap Medical – based out of Saint-Laurent, uses the latest technology, dedicated staff, and an extensive network to enhance and personalize healthcare.

  • Piearcings – based out of Toronto, Piearcings is making wearable technology invisible giving added connectivity and convenience without compromising on style.

$30 per person

6:00 PM - Registration, networking and refreshments
6:30 PM - Keynote speaker: Sanjay Singhal, Founder of Audiobooks.com and Partner of 500 Startups. 
7:00 PM - Pitches by the Canadian semi-finalist ventures
8:00 PM - Networking and refreshments, Judge deliberation, and Announcement of Canadian NVC winner


HBS Alumni New Venture Competition is an annual global competition that serves as a launch pad for innovative new ventures by HBS alumni. It provides startups with access and exposure to potential investors, mentors, and advisors and the opportunity to win up to $100k in funding. The finalist from this event will represent Canada at the HBS competition on April 25. Learn more HERE.  

Many thanks to our sponsors Quantum Automotive Group and MaRS Discovery District.