Inventures 2020 Pitch Winners Announced
June 5, 2020 (Calgary) – Inventures announced the winners of the third annual Startup Pitch Event, which took place June 3-4 as part of the Inventures Unbound live stream conference. Eighteen finalists presented their innovations to a panel of expert judges live in front of a virtual audience.
The category winners of the 2020 Inventures Startup Pitch Event are:
- Innovation of Work: Moodbit
- Smart Cities, Vibrant Communities: Summit Nanotech
- Data in the Digital World: SensorUp
- Agriculture in the Technology Age: Hempact
- The Future is AI: AutonomIQ
- Healthier Living, Broader Thinking: Goldfinch Health
Each of the six winners received a $10,000 cash prize, two badges for next year’s Inventures conference, and most importantly, high-profile exposure to Inventures attendees and potential investors who are looking for the latest in cutting-edge technology and innovation.
“In its third year, our pitch event continues to showcase the best technology from around the world, proving our dedication to highlighting today’s most forward-thinking innovators,” said Alberta Innovates CEO Laura Kilcrease. “We’re thrilled to offer recognition to each of this year’s winners as they continue their journey toward evoking change within our ever-evolving society.”
The 2020 Inventures Startup Pitch Event featured innovative startups from across the globe presenting game-changing products and services to a blue-ribbon panel of experienced investors. The competition drew more than 200 entries from Alberta and beyond, including the United States, Hong Kong, Uganda and Nigeria.
For a complete list of the 2020 Finalists and Alternates, visit: https://inventurescanada.com/pitch-events/startup-pitch-finalists-and-alternates/
About Goldfinch Health
Goldfinch Health (www.goldfinchhealth.com) helps companies save money by empowering employees to better navigate surgery and recovery. Through the power of Enhanced Surgical Pathways and expert nurse care guidance, Goldfinch aims to reduce the nearly $40 billion American companies lose each year due to under-informed surgical decisions and poorly-managed recovery. In addition, Goldfinch offers a novel, proactive solution to address the opioid epidemic and has demonstrated a dramatic reduction in post-surgical opioid painkiller use.