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MEDA Pitch Competition

 

MEDA wants to mobilize the next generation of changemakers, social innovators, and entrepreneurs to engage in sustainable business practices for a lasting global impact.

The 2019 MEDA Pitch Competition is for next generation start-ups running with a social innovation that aligns with MEDA’s values. It is held in the spirit of MEDA’s mission and vision, to encourage and foster social-minded innovation, a space in which MEDA has over 60 years of experience.

Have a great idea? Applications for the MEDA Pitch Competition are open!

We want to hear your ideas! Submit your application for a chance to participate in the MEDA Pitch Competition. MEDAx invites young professionals, social entrepreneurs, and community innovators to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges for a chance to win up to $10,000. The MEDA Pitch Competition will take place on November 3rd at MEDA Convention 2019 in Tucson, Arizona.

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1st Place Prize $10,000

Win an all-expenses paid trip to MEDA Convention 2020 in Montreal

Be a judge at MEDA Pitch Competition 2020

Have your pitch featured in marketplace Magazine


2nd Place Prize $5,000

How It Works

1

Explore

View and download the Official Competition Guidelines, Rubric and business model canvas.

2

Apply

Submit a competed application and business model canvas by September 25th online.

3

Attend

Attend MEDA Convention 2019 in Tucson, AZ. Finalists will be informed by September 30th

4

Pitch

Pitch your idea in five minutes to a full room + a panel of judges for a chance to win up to $10,000!

Official Competition Entry Guidelines

 

This Competition is administered by Mennonite Economic Development Associates of Canada. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Competition should be directed to:

Canada Inquiries

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Chris Brnjas
cbrnjas@meda.org

U.S. Inquiries

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Vanessa Hofer
vhofer@meda.org