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AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge: Startup Edition (Toronto)

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Zoomer Hall

70 Jefferson Avenue

Toronto, ON M6K 1Y4

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You are invited to join the AGE-WELL community to hear entrepreneurs pitch their solution for positively impacting the lives of older Canadians and/or caregivers. The evening of food, drink, competition, and networking will highlight exciting new technology poised to impact the aging sector.

The AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge: Startup Edition recognizes the top startups in Canada’s technology and aging sector, and supports entrepreneurship in the sector. Startups from across the country submitted their written and video applications and the top five from this region were chosen to compete in a live pitch competition at Toronto's Zoomer Hall (70 Jefferson Ave.) on Thursday, July 25.

These five finalists will be making their five-minute pitch in front of the audience and will be put to the test with a five-minute question period from a panel of esteemed judges. The winner of each regional competition will receive $15,000 in cash plus in-kind prizes.

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  • 17:30–18:30 Registration & Networking
  • 18:30–20:00 Pitch Competition
  • 20:00–21:30 Networking & Awards Announcement

Food and beverages will be served during both networking sessions.

Finalist Startup Companies

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  • BISEP
  • Cosm Medical
  • iMerciv
  • MemorySparx Connect
  • Just Vertical

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For more information or for media inquiries, contact startups@agewell-nce.ca

About AGE-WELL

AGE-WELL is a pan-Canadian network that brings together researchers, older adults, caregivers, partner organizations and future leaders to accelerate the delivery of technology-based solutions that make a meaningful difference in the lives of Canadians. AGE-WELL researchers are producing technologies, services and policies/practices to improve quality of life for older adults and caregivers, and generate social and economic benefits for Canada. AGE-WELL was launched in 2015 through the federally-funded Networks of Centres of Excellence program.

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