The 2018 RBC EPIC Founders Program came to a close on August 1st, 2018 with a Final Pitch Day. In the afternoon, each founder had the opportunity to showcase their Minimum Viable Products in a tradeshow-style setup at EPICentre. Guests were able to demo each innovation before the official pitch presentation session. Here, founders had 6 minutes to present their progress through the term and their learning outcomes to a panel of judges. EPICentre would like to thank the following RBC EPIC Founders Final Pitch Day judges:
• Sandra Vasquez, RBC Foundation
• Greg Drouillard, Target Supply
• Connor Holowachuk, Past Founder Throughout the term,
each founder was assigned a mentor with whom to work on their business model progress. EPICentre would like to thank the following Entrepreneurs in Residence and community members who have graciously offered their time and support to the program:
• David Kirby
• Maureen Lucas
• Terra Cadeau
• Dane Charles
• Adam Peterson
• Lynda Heiji
Congratulations to the team who was selected for the top prize of $3,500 provided by the RBC Foundation: Lexeme
Congratulations to the team who was selected for the Lucas Imagine Progress Award: GreenerBins Composting Co.
More images from 2018 RBC EPIC Founders Pitch Day can be found on our Facebook page here! We would also like to congratulate all of our 2018 RBC EPIC Founders for their dedication and applaud them on the amazing startups they have created over the summer!