The Fundica roadshow is returning this year and partnering with Panache Ventures, which will consider investing a total of $500,000 to promising startups in the competition.
In the past, the Fundica roadshow has has offered a $1 million investment prize and hosted pitching events at 10 cities across Canada. This time around, Fundica will be hosting pitching events in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver, with a final pitching session taking place in Montreal by July 12, 2018.
“The Fundica Roadshow is a great opportunity for us,” says Mike Cegelski, managing partner of Panache Ventures. “It provides a unique one-stop opportunity to meet the most ambitious start-ups in the country.”
The top pitchers in each city will win prizes including three months rent at WeWork and an invitation to the Finale in Montreal on July 12th, where they will receive investment consideration from Panache Ventures.
In the past, former roadshow participants have included VRvana, Edusight, and SkipTheDishes, which were respectively acquired by Apple, Nelson, and JustEat.