You're Invited to The Radical North 🍁 Pitch Competition (Aceocial x AWS)

Come for the pizza, stay for the pitches!

The Radical North 🍁 AI Pitch Competition at AWS is HERE!

The Radial North 🍁 AI Pitch Competition, in partnership with Amazon AWS, is bringing together 10 of the most promising early stage AI enabled companies from across Canada to pitch leading AI venture capitalists at Amazon's office in downtown Toronto on October 16th from 5-9pm EST.

Pitcher will be competing for a fully funded $40,000 prize by Amazon with Amazon Startup's premier partner OpsGuru to prepare startups for their Generative AI initiatives.

We’ll be serving North of Brooklyn pizza for all attendees!

Spaces are limited, so sign up today!

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​​Confirmed judges include:

Sarah Willson - Panache Ventures
Sarah is an investor at Panache Ventures, a pre-seed and seed stage VC firm supporting inspiring Canadian founders at the earliest stages of building transformational companies. Sarah is also an active member of the Tech4SickKids advisory council, Velocity investment committee, and Schulich ExEd Pitch Deck Advisory Group.

Robbie Marks - Staircase Ventures
Robbie is currently the Associate at Staircase Ventures where he invests in seed-stage B2B software companies. Prior to joining Staircase Ventures, Robbie was an Associate Lawyer at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, in the emerging technology and venture capital group where he advised startup and growth stage companies on venture capital financings and M&A transactions. Robbie holds a dual JD/MBA from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law and Rotman School of Management as well as a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.

Emma Cumuric - Golden Ventures
Emma is a Senior Analyst on the Investment Team at Golden Ventures. She supports deal sourcing, due diligence, and portfolio management and covers companies across all industries. Before joining Golden Ventures, Emma was an Associate at RBC Ventures where she helped drive innovation at Canada’s largest financial institution through investment thesis development and strategic investments related to B2B and Healthcare software.

Alejandro Pereda - Forum Ventures
As a Venture Analyst, Alejandro plays a part in initiating, identifying, and assessing prospective investment opportunities. Before joining the Forum team, he served as a junior investment analyst at BDC Capital's Seed and IT Venture Fund, and working with Fidelity Investments. Moreover, Alejandro offers distinct insights of a founder, having co-founded a venture, Viable Ads

​​More on our Partner Amazon AWS:

Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services -- now widely known as cloud computing. The ultimate benefit of cloud computing, and AWS, is the ability to leverage a new business model and turn capital infrastructure expenses into variable costs. Businesses no longer need to plan and procure servers and other IT resources weeks or months in advance. Using AWS, businesses can take advantage of Amazon's expertise and economies of scale to access resources when their business needs them, delivering results faster and at a lower cost.

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