About the Pitch Competition
The BlockchainHub & Centre For Cyber Resilience (CCR) at Lassonde PD, York University hosting LassondePD Pitch Competition with a focus on Blockchain Use-cases for Data Privacy & GDPR, where Blockchain start-ups will present their groundbreaking ideas to a panel of renowned judges and industry experts coming from all across Canada. The startup with the highest scores from the judging panel would be the winner.
Application Deadline: April 7th
Award (First Place)
$4,500 Tuition Credit for any course offering at Lassonde PD, York University (Including course offerings from The BlockchainHub, A.I.Hive & Centre for Cyber Resilience)
Free mentorship offered by The BlockchainHub's incubation program (C-Lab)
Access to C-Lab Startup Spaces including the space at IBM HQ at Markham
Lassonde Professional Development (Lassonde PD) is an integral part of the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University, committed to implementing Lassonde’s vision of providing ‘lifelong learning’ opportunities to Entrepreneurs, Technology Professionals, and Engineers and those with a passion for technology.
Startups are invited to submit applications. Everyone that entering the challenge must meet the following criteria:
Must have an a Blockchain-based product, technology, services or solution
Must able to present how your solution will improve data privacy
Level of innovation, how original is your idea
Positive impact: How your startup will improve customer data privacy in general
Sustainability: What problem are you solving, How did you validated the problem? What value are you offering to your users/clients?
Team: What is the story behind your team?
Step1-Online Application : Deadline April 7th 2019
Step 2- Application Results: 5 startups will be selected and announced by April 14th to compete at The Pitch Competition.
Step 3- Pitch Competition: Happening on April 22nd 2019 at Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence at York University (Toronto, Canada), the team with the highest score would be announced as the winner