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Newcomer Founders in Tech Pitch Competition and Social

November 22 @ 5:00 pm 9:00 pm MT Standard Time

Hosted by: Innovate Calgary and Platform Calgary @ Platform Innovation Centre (KPMG Pitch Stage & West Hall)

The Newcomer Founders in Tech Pitch Event, in partnership with Platform Calgary, is a pivotal part of the BIPOC and Rural Tech Founders event series. This series is dedicated to fostering greater access to the innovation sector by accelerating startup companies led by diverse founders. Our aim is to drive problem-solving, social impact, job creation, and economic growth in Alberta.

Successful applicants will receive two free pitch coaching sessions and pitch to a crowd of supporters on November 22 at Platform Calgary for a chance to win cash prizes with first place receiving $3,000, second place receiving $2,000, third place receiving $1,000 and fourth to seventh place: $500.

The event will also feature:

  • a resource fair
  • networking opportunities
  • refreshments


  • Date: November 22, 2023
  • Time: 5 – 8pm MST
  • Location: Platform Innovation Centre | KPMG Pitch Stage & West Hall
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: Event Page


  • Innovate Calgary
  • Platform Calgary
407 9 Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 2K7 Canada
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