This is it! You don’t want to miss the first official Startup Scrums HACKATHON!
Your mission: create a working prototype for a product that will help people reach their full potential – create something that will help people release their superpower! Apps that make people more efficient, more organized and just have a better day in general. Show us what you got – there are no limits!
You will form teams of 3-5 (with at least one hacker, hustler and hipster each).
Friday Oct 16, 6:00 PM to Late: Social evening
- Beer, snacks, mingling with tech industry folks and your fellow participants
Saturday Oct 17, 10:00 AM: Hackathon Begins
- Food provided
- 11:00 AM: Pitch product ideas and form teams
- 12:00 PM: GET HACKING!
- Mentors from the Procurify team will be on hand to help and coach participants
Sunday Oct 18, 12:00 PM: Judging and Prizes
- Food provided
- Judging panel will include experts from the press, venture capital, entrepreneurs and other key members of the tech community
Grand Prize to Winning Team:
- $500 cash prize
- 1 month of FREE co-working space at BrainStation
- $1000 merit scholarship for a Brainstation course
- Gowlings’ Start-Up Package: It provides technology start-ups with a customized Canadian legal package at a low, fixed price. This package offers emerging technology companies with cost-effective basic legal services and support
- Guaranteed job interviews with Procurify
- Procurify t-shirts
- Lunch with Procurify founder(s)
- Spring will offer the team with the idea that has the most most IMPACT a half price Kick8 in November
All participants will receive:
- Tons of connections, mentorship and swag and other surprises!
Aman Mann, Procurify
Todd Tessier, Vanedge Capital
John Gray, Betakit
Ilya Brodzky, Spring Activator
Karthik Gajaraj, Deloitte
Roch Ripley, Gowlings
Email: Brittany@Procurify.com with any questions or concerns!
Brought to you by:
Procurify strives to make people’s lives better by giving them tools they love to use while saving companies time and money. Procurify is a fully-featured, cloud-based purchasing platform that can be used to manage both direct and indirect company spending, while providing complete control and visibility of where company money is going in real-time, using simple-to-generate reports and analytics.
Founded in 2012, BrainStation is a progressive educational institution that is powering the next generation of creators. Fuelled by Konrad Group, a global leader in the consumer and enterprise technology space, BrainStation’s curriculum is developed and updated in real-time based on what’s happening in the industry. BrainStation is education for the 21st century, where business, creativity and technology collide.
Futurpreneur Canada (formerly the Canadian Youth Business Foundation, or CYBF) has been fuelling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprise for nearly two decades. We are the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Our internationally recognized mentoring program hand matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 2,800 volunteer mentors.
Gowlings’ Technology Industry Group works with all types of innovative companies to develop effective and creative business and growth strategies. With diverse backgrounds in science and engineering, we guide tech startups through the processes of protecting their inventions, commercializing their products and financing their growth.
We combine extensive hands-on technology experience with a pre-eminence in business law to provide practical, value-added advice in corporate finance, technology agreements, tax, corporate governance, M&A, employment and privacy law. As a globally recognized intellectual property authority, you can trust the professionals at Gowlings to effectively file, commercialize, enforce and defend your intellectual property rights.
Spring is an activator for early stage impact driven entrepreneurs. Spring helps companies at any stage of development make changes, take steps forward, and break out of patterns that are no longer promoting growth. It’s all about getting unstuck. We roll up our sleeves to work alongside founding teams, increasing successful outcomes for entrepreneurs.
Combining profit and social impact leads to success in the most fulfilling and complete sense of the word. We partner with entrepreneurs and empower them to create positive social change. We believe that the whole team should see returns; this includes not only investors and customers, but also employees, supply chain vendors, the community and the environment. When all stakeholders are treated with respect, everyone thrives.
Deloitte, one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services. Deloitte LLP, an Ontario limited liability partnership, is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see www.deloitte.com/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.