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Global Innovation Pitch Competition

January 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - February 6, 2018 @ 9:00 pm


Canadian entrepreneurs are increasingly applying a global lens to commercialization, while international businesses are looking overseas to import transformative solutions. Join us at the Global Open Innovation Business Contest in Toronto, where we’ll welcome NTT DATA from Japan for the second year.
NTT DATA – a leading IT services provider in Tokyo – is looking for a business partner to take on some of the key social and economic issues facing the world today. Seven disruptive startups will pitch their businesses at MaRS Discovery District, competing for a chance to earn a place at NTT DATA’s Grand Finale in Tokyo.
Get your ticket to watch them pitch and to learn about companies spanning the latest cutting-edge tech including: Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Blockchain technologies, Wearable tech, Business analytics, Global financial solutions
A panel of elite judges will select a winner to be announced on the day. This Toronto startup will then proceed to compete with some of the world’s most innovative companies at the Grand Finale Tokyo event in March 2018.
Hear from inspiring startups and our keynote speaker on February 6 and network with an audience of entrepreneurs, investors and the tech community.


January 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
February 6, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
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MaRS Discovery District
(416) 673-8100


MaRS Discovery District
101 College Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7 Canada
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(416) 673-8100

Startup Bootcamp

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Ideal: Early stage entrepreneurs (Stage 0-2)

Starting a new business can be confusing. Learn legal, financial, and funding basics with professional service provided to start your business.

Get connected with our community of entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneur's Toolkit

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Ideal: All entrepreneurs

Free hands-on group session that offers tools, mentoring, and peer feedback that are essential for businesses.

Expert Speaker Series

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Ideal: All entrepreneurs

Listen to various business-related talks to receive education training and ensure your company’s accelerated growth.