On November 25th – 26th, EPICentre and the University of Windsor hosted the inaugural RBC EPIC Business Model Canvas Competition, a high-stakes contest that saw 15 teams of university students and recent graduates from across Ontario showcase their startups by utilizing the business model canvas approach for their product or service. Seven universities were represented including: Queens, Ryerson, Waterloo, University of Toronto, Wilfrid Laurier, OCAD University and University of Windsor.
Teams presented their use of the Lean Startup Method, including the business model canvas, to win top prizes, including $10,000, an invitation to Canada’s Business Model competition, consulting services from KPMG, Postmedia advertising and other cash and in-kind prizes.
Congratulations to RBC Grand Prize Winner ($10,000): RockMass Technologies.
Special congratulations to Colin Matthews of Walk-In Express for winning the WEtech Alliance Local Technology Award! Walk-In Express is a suite of software tools that reduces patient wait times and improves the patient experience at Walk-In Clinics.
Check out the full list of winners HERE.