Fundraising Panels where successful entreprenuers share how to raise non-dilutive, angel and VC funding.
Innovation Challenges that give away $6,000 in cash prizes to participants
Five different pitch competitions that award a total of $25,000 to first time student entreprenuers and all the ticket proceeds to new technical founders
The Innovation Rodeo is made for problem solvers, innovators, entrepreneurs, change makers, investors and ecoysystem builders!
Each day is designed to solve the most common problems encountered when creating, starting, growing and exiting a company.
Monday is for anyone looking to create products and services people want and features Bob Moesta - the pioneer of the revolutionary Jobs To Be Done framework - and Canada's own Katelyn Bourgoin.
Tuesday is for anyone looking to raise non-dilutive funding easier and features a panel of successful entrepreneurs who will share stories of how they raised their non-dilutive funding, an Innovation Challenge, and a pitch competition.
Wednesday is for anyone looking to raise money from angel investors sooner or get into an accelerator, and has a panel of successful entrepreneurs who will share their stories of how they raised money from angel investors, an Innovation Challenge, and a pitch competition.
Thursday is for anyone looking to raise funds from a Venture Capital firm faster and features a panel of successful entrepreneurs who will share their experience raising money from VC's, an Innovation Challenge, and a pitch competition.
Friday is for anyone looking to have a successful exit and features a keynote speaker and two pitch competitions.
Throughout the week participants will learn of new tools, exchange ideas, and share connections while developing the relationships, skills, and confidence needed to create and commercialize ideas faster.
You can purchase day tickets or a discounted week pass.
Tickets are $0 for students and start at $15 for startups and $20 for scaleups and everyone else.
The 6th annual Innovation Rodeo is spearheaded by Bow Valley College and is five afternoons of keynote speeches, panel discussions with some of the most successful entreprenuers in the world, Innovation Challenges and pitch competitions.
It runs Monday to Friday afternoon during Stampede week and helps like minded innovators, change-makers, problem-solvers, aspiring entrepreneurs, startups, scaleups, advisors, mentors and other ecosystem builders to build new connections and learn how to:
Get new products
to market earlier
cash flow quicker
You can buy individual afternoon passes or a discounted pass for all five afternoons.
Can't attend all day?
Not a problem. You can attend one or all of an afternoon's sessions.