Two leaders in the entrepreneur space Open People Network (OPN) and Seneca Helix announce a new partnership that will bring the Pitchit series to the brand new Seneca Helix campus, Newnham Campus, PitchItYork, showcasing York Regions brightest entrepreneurs. OPN and Seneca Helix are excited about this new partnership as they partner to invest in York Regions entrepreneurial success.
What to Expect
5-7 start-ups pitching for 5 – 7 minutes to 2 angel investors, a business leader and an audience that is comprised of entrepreneurs, angel investors, partners, business leaders and students.
Pitchit is an interactive and fun pitch event to help entrepreneurs showcase their company to potential clients and angel investors.
Cherlasoft is building a medical device to prevent neuropathy from developing for those cancer sufferers going throughout chemotherapy. Neuropathy is damage to the nerves resulting in permanent numbness and pain. More and more people are surviving cancer but suffer later from the side effects. CherlaSoft is working with two major universities to build a Cryogenic device to prevent one side effect – neuropathy – from happening.
crossPORT creates ultra-fast, private data exchange platforms between peered computing systems. By completely rethinking how data is transferred between intelligent systems,crossPORT’s solution requires no new system ports, protocols, connectors or cables. Our USB solution offers 2 and 4-port hub/switch designs up to 20Gbps.
Maktub is launching a mobile phone app providing Audiobooks and Podcasts focused on languages spoken in developing countries especially the emerging markets, starting from Persian and soon to expand into Arabic Maktub in its first 3 years will target 270M smartphone users who do not have access to premium quality Audiobooks and Podcasts in their native languages.
Analog Motion is promising to make immersive Virtual Reality accessible to millions of mobile users through the development of small wearable motion tracking devices that are compatible with smartphone-powered VR systems.
Hop In is addressing one of the number one reasons employees leave their jobs; a bad commute. We streamline this process by offering carpool groups and shuttle services for the first and last mile of the daily commute. Riders are placed into groups based on scheduling and geographic compatibility. This helps get them from home to main line transit; and vice versa. For corporations, we offer pre-scheduled shuttle services to help employees get from main line transit to work and back. Our services help improve and track punctuality in the workplace while improving employee wellness. Hop In; the better way to commute.
Imaginix is a start-up with projects that intersects between entertainment and technology. The companies central project is called “DreamPlay”, a central social eSports platform. The platform is designed to help gamers earn money, and the heart of the project is to help communities in the gaming and eSports space to connect, socialize, and interact in a meaningful way. The start up is currently developing the project and expects to release the BETA in 2019. The company currently has three partners including Cineplex World Gaming, Seneca HELIX, and IBM.
Flyshot drives mobile app purchases and installs through influencer marketing at scale. Through proprietary image hashing technology, we give mobile advertisers first-in-industry conversion KPIs for influencers, including the ‘Influencer Conversion Rate’ and ‘In-App Revenue Driven by Influencer’. We do this without using promotion codes and transparently, allowing advertisers to move beyond vanity metrics and intro transaction driving metrics to determine influencer performance.
With Against All Odd Pictures we seek to make highly sophisticated movies that remain widely accessible and thus can garner a wide audience.We offer private equity in our productions and investments are on a per project basis rather than the company itself, which is the model in the film industry.We invite you to watch Final Exam to get a taste of what Severance Day can be in terms of visual quality, richness of content and performances.