CIX Summit 2020 Applications Open June 24, 2020 For over 13 years, CIX Top awards program has identifed Canada’s most innovative startups from coast to coast. The 250+ alumni are an impressive list of Canada’s fastest growing startups. Investors and corporates rely on this fully objective awards program to find companies to invest and partner. COVID-19: The 2020 CIX Selection Committee will need to know how the global pandemic is impacting your business. In this application, you will have the opportunity to describe your pre-covid-19 business model, outlook, current situation, how you are adapting and building your business to succeed. We understand that there is significant uncertainty. ALL Canadian early and growth-stage startups are encouraged to apply. Reasons to apply: The opportunity to join an impressive list 250+ of Canada’s most promising startups. Past recipients include Axonify, BlueCat Networks, Unata, Vidyard, Wattpad, Wave, Wealthsimple… It is your chance to tell 400+ investors and corporates the impact of COVID19 on your business and what you are doing to build your business. The 2020 Selection Committee (who will review your submission) is made up of 100+ active North American investors, who will also be taking meetings at CIX. Selected companies will present to over 250 investors and corporates participating at CIX. The CIX Top 20 companies are the short-list for Canada for the Startup World Cup global competition. No travel costs this year! Eligibility To apply for the CIX TOP 20 Early and the CIX TOP 10 Growth, your company must: Be an incorporated Canadian business (Quebec excluded from requirement); Be founded and headquartered in Canada; Be privately held and not listed on any exchanges anywhere in the world; Have a unique/ disruptive innovative digitally-based business idea that brings commercial or social value; Have a functional prototype (at minimum) of the product, service or application (must be in market, can be pre-revenue); The company CEO or Founder must be available to present (via live video) at CIX on Oct 20 or Oct 21, 2020. Note: If your company was previously awarded as CIX TOP 20 and you are at a later stage, you may apply again and you will be directed to the Growth award category. Applications will remain open until July 22,2020. Click here for more information.