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Innovation Challenge (student submissions due August 5)
July 31, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Test your innovative business idea with our annual impact innovation challenge. An annual event hosted by League of Innovators where youth can present their impactful ideas for prizes. This year there will be 3 separate categories with 5 finalists each. Each category winner will receive a cash prize, mentorship, and perks from our partners.
How are You Making an Impact?
Our 2021 Impact Innovation Challenge features three specific categories for youth under the age of 25 to submit their startups and startup ideas. Whatever way you are making an impact we want to hear about it. You will see the three categories below. If you are unsure which to enter please send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org
Categories: Aspiring Entrepreneur, Growth Entrepreneur, and Non-Profit Entrepreneur
Thursday, August 5th @ 11:59 PM PST – Deadline to submit for the Impact Innovation Challenge
Friday, August 6th – Thursday, August 12th – Submissions are reviewed by a committee
Friday, August 13th – Finalists are chosen and announced
Tuesday, August 17th @ 3pm PST – 60 min pitch training session for finalists
Thursday/Friday, August 19th and 20th – Pitch practice for finalists
Tuesday, August 24th @ 3pm PST – Final pitch event for the public
In addition to a $5000 cash prize for each of the three categories, here is a list of the prizes that are up for grabs!
- A spot in LOI’s Foundations Incubator Labs Accelerator, or LOI Boost’s Residency
- Free access to Hootsuite Academy to build your social media skills
- Discounted access to Ownr for business registration or incorporation
- Free access to CEO Masterclass
- Virtual Coffee with Ryan Holmes
- Advisory Services from SAP
- Mentorship from Accelerate Okanagan’s EiRs
- Legal advice with Osler
- Amazon Web Services (AWS) credits
… and many more to be released!