To celebrate the opening of The Profile’s new coworking and event space, multinational corporate TELUS has brought Canada’s largest small business competition to the 535 Thurlow St location.
Fancy winning $100000 for your business? The TELUS pitch contest is looking for one passionate entrepreneur to gift with Canada’s most generous prize. All you need to do is come down to The Profile this week, brush up your pitching skills and give it your best shot!
Hurry! You’ve got till Friday to enter! This week The Profile is the headquarters for Vancouver Startup Week 2017, we spoke to Chris Datta director of small business marketing at TELUS, he tells us, “TELUS is excited to bring our mobile, life-size elevator to Vancouver Startup Week and allow local small business owners to enter the TELUS Pitch contest live, given its focus on connecting entrepreneurs with investors and community leaders and celebrating Vancouver’s innovation and technology communities.”
Founder of The Profile, Kevin Penstock says, “This is an amazing opportunity for any business or startup to get recognition from one of the largest corporate businesses in the country.”
TELUS are joined in excellent company along with gold sponsors, Vancouver law firm Harper Grey, chartered professional accounting firm Manning Elliot, investment management technology Modern Advisor, and visual engagement platform Telemetry TV. “Our ecosystem doesn’t exist without our sponsors, so they deserve a huge thank you, everyone is really excited to be involved and help big ideas become big business,” says Penstock.
Datta adds, “Vancouver is ranked as a top startup ecosystem in Canada and places 15th best in the world, making it a hub for Canada. 98% of all businesses operating in BC are considered small businesses.”
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