Business Plan Competition
2013 Tech Venture Challenge Timeline and Workshops
- November 30, 2012 - Deadline to submit your TVC Application Form
- December 10, 2012 - Finalists announced
- April 30, 2013 - Final business plan submissions due due 5:00pm NO EXCEPTIONS
- May 14, 2013 - Pitch to Judges to select top 3 finalists
- May 16, 2013 - Top 3 finalists pitch and winner announced.
2013 i3 Idea Challenge is a business idea competition for U of S students through the Wilson Centre. The i3 and TVC work together, as two separate competitions supporting entrepreneurship for the University of Saskatchewan. Throughout the competitions, workshops, training and networking opportunities are offered to all Tech Venture Challenge and i3 Idea Challenge participants, and we encourage everyone to take advantage of these learning experiences.
TVC 2013 Workshops121 Research Dr., 5th floor, Innovation Place, Saskatoon, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
- December 11, 2012 - Business Planning workshop (full day)
- January 9, 2012 - workshop - Market feasibility and market entry plan
- February 6, 2013 - workshop - Intellectual Property Protection and Legal Documents
- March 6, 2013 - workshop - Building pro-forma financials; and, SR&ED Tax Credits
- March 20, 2013 - workshop - Operations and Human Resource Planning
- April 3, 2013 - workshop - HR Planning
- April, 2013 - schedule one on one pitch meetings with each team
- April 24, 2013 - workshop - Pitch practices
Finalists of TVC may attend i3 Workshops (and are encouraged to - there is no cost but you must register)
Go to 2013 i3 Idea Challenge Workshops to register and for more information.
K W Nasser Centre, 256 3rd Ave. S., Saskatoon, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
- February 13, 2013 - Networks - Building better business connections
- February 27, 2013 - Legal - Planning and structuring your start-up
- March 13, 2013 - Cash - How much do you need and where can you get it?
- March 27, 2013 - Pitching and presenting - how to give a great pitch
For more information, please contact Laurel Reich, 306-966-4851.
(Last Updated on March 14, 2013)