Bringing together
Entrepreneurs & Investors

Creating a community of sharing, inclusion
& collaboration for growth and financial success.

Upcoming Events

PitchIt Workshop

Pitching is a key skill of every successful entrepreneur. How do you communicate your business clearly to investors?  Whether you are just at the idea stage or have an established startup, getting your ideas and business across to investors is vital to get funding. Open People Network (OPN) has partnered with The City of Toronto and StartupHERE Toronto for #PitchItWorkshop where you’ll learn how to organize your pitch & the art of pitching  to investors.

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SHOWCASE
YOUR
STARTUP

Showcase & Pitch your service or product in front of 300+ entrepreneurs, investors, influencers, partners and business leaders at Pitchittocityhall. By registering to participate in the OPN Showcase your company will receive exclusive promotional social and email marketing and exposure.

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What our Community is Saying

“It was great to be able to connect with such experienced people in the community and to have them listen to our pitch and provide meaningful feedback.”
Erich Ko, CEO & Co-Founder, Hop In
“Their startup showcase event is a great place to introduce your startup to investors and other fellow entrepreneurs.”
Ray Tang , CEO and Founder, Opti-fold
“Working closely with OPN has been a great experience and we are excited for the future. We love the grass roots setup of OPN. They bring the communications back into startups and help showcase Canada’s best companies. Looking forward to a long term relationship in supporting the startup community”
Konstantin Starostin, Associate, Miller Thomson
“PitchItSkiptheLine hit the ball out of the park on this one! Quality startups and well-organized events make for a great experience for all attendees”
Justin Hartzman, Co-Founder and CEO, Needls
“OPN creates a safe and exciting place to share your startup idea and hone your skills as a presenter and improve your ask. The event is a great opportunity to learn about the next great local companies.”
Chris Whittington , CEO and Founder, crossPORT
“PitchItTOCityHall is incredibly valuable on a number of dimensions. Companies hone their pitch, and get exposure to real investors all while the audience members learn about pitching, business strategy, and ask questions of their own. Everyone then get’s amazing networking opportunities in an intimate and inclusive setting. There’s nothing exactly like it and every time I go, i’m very thankful that I did.”
Chris Prendergast, CEO & Founder, Jam Stack
This event was an amazing opportunity for early-stage startups to get exposure and learn from more experienced entrepreneurs. It also had amazing Keynote speakers and was a lot of fun!
Mike Soulodre, Co-Founder, Caravan App
“OPN is connecting amazing companies to the right audience needed to help them grow, I highly recommend getting involved with this great organization.”
Ben Shahin, CEO & Founder
“It was an incredible value for us. We got a lot of exposure, product feedback, advice, and made a lot of great connections. Coming to an event like this and setting up a booth is an absolute no brainer. Also the organization and communication was top notch! You yourself did an absolutely fantastic job, Laura. We really appreciated the accommodations made and quick response time to emails. Great work!”
Nick Fisher, CEO & Founder Tap Menu