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Startup Weekend Peel Highlight

Startup Weekend Recap Video

  1. We had 60 attendees. 
  2.  LAB B granted a total of $3,000 towards the top three winning teams and three months of coworking space to each winning team.
  3. We had 52 first pitches on the first night of the event.
  4. 11 final pitches were given to our panel of judges on Sunday evening.  
  5. Three of the top innovative ideas were chosen by our panel of judges.

Here were the top three teams: 

  1. First Place – QualityInsights ($1,700 + 3 months of coworking)
  2. Second Place – BlackTop ($800 + 3 months of coworking)
  3. Third Place – Report It ($500 + 3 months of coworking)

A special thanks goes out to our five judges:

  1. Andreas Liris, CIO of Maple Leaf Foods
  2. Jim de Wilde, President of JwD Strategic Ventures
  3. Karan Walia, CEO of Cluep
  4. Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO of Datawind
  5. Ash Menon, Angel Investor 

A special thanks goes out to all of our guest speakers:

  1. Andreas Liris, CIO of Maple Leaf Foods
  2. Linda Jeffrey, Mayor of the City of Brampton
  3. Hillary Marshall, VP of Stakeholder Relations and Communications

We would also like to give a shoutout to all of our mentors:

  1. Astawa Alam, Cofounder of DxM Creative
  2. Brain Almeida, Founder of Find N’ Fix
  3. Rahul Bhogal, Founder of Nothing Design Studio
  4. Ahmed Adel, Senior Product Manager of Microsoft
  5. Teresa Sing, VP of Business Development of Refine Recruitment
  6. Harneet Singh, Marketing Manager at Aterlo Networks

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