OPN and YSpace share a vision in bringing together entrepreneurs, investors and potential investors to create a community of sharing and collaboration. That’s why OPN and YSpace have partnered up to make #PitchItYork a staple in the York Region ecosystem.

OPN in partnership with YSpace announce the following PitchItYork 2019 events:

  • Wednesday, March 20
  • Wednesday May 22
  • Wednesday, July 24
  • Wednesday, September 18
  • Wednesday, November 20

Each event will consist of 5 to 7 startups pitching for 5 to 7 minutes to an angel investor, a business leader and an audience that is comprised of entrepreneurs, angel investors, partners, business leaders and students.

Applications to pitch are now being accepted, for more information and to apply,


David Kwok, Entrepreneurship Manager, YSpace Markham, said: “As the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem develops in York Region, we are excited to be partnering with OPN again to make #PitchItYork a York Region staple. #PitchItYork is designed to bring together key players from various communities to help showcase and prepare startups for the next step. Whether it be for funding or customer acquisition, they receive immediate feedback from industry, investors, and the community on their pitch and product. This information is extremely valuable as they work to create the perfect narrative and we are excited to be part of that journey with OPN and the startups we impact. “

For more information please contact:

Jeffery Potvin
Founder, CEO


About Open People Network (OPN)

Spend less time finding money and more time growing your company Open People Network (OPN) is a group of angel investors helping accelerate the growth through our Xcelerator, The Supporters Fund and Pitchit Series.

About YSpace

Building a culture of innovation and creativity with our community. YSpace is York University’s newest community innovation hub that supports high potential innovators to create a thriving and robust pipeline of talent. They help a growing number of entrepreneurs build and scale their sustainable and impactful businesses in the York Region.