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Collision 2019 has come and gone leaving in its wake the many connections it made while in disrupting Toronto. TorontoStarts leadership team was there and determined not to miss anything. Check out Collision 2019 with The Startup Coach highlights.

This week on the Startup Talk Podcast I talk with Ryan and Alex, the co-founders of Equivesto, an equity crowdfunding platform. We talk getting investment, creating a platform, startup valuations, and the importance of pitching and more

If you were wondering about Intellectual Property and differences between Copyright and Trademark, what the patent process is like and when you should be thinking about intellectual property, checkout What is Intellectual Property interview with PCKIP’s Erika J Murray.


Celebrating Success

Have you met Toronto Startup ChargeLab, you should check them out. ChargeLab builds 3 products:

Back-end software to connect EV chargers and process transactions + payments.

iOS & Android mobile apps for EV drivers to transact with the chargers we connect.

A dashboard where property managers can monitor all of their EV chargers from one spot.

They continued new commercial deployments this past month and have new pilot deployments in California, New England, Montreal, and Toronto

On May 16 they competed in the Toronto Stop on The Fundica Roadshow where they were selected winner and move on to the Fundica Finale in Montreal on June 20! 

If you would like to test out their latest pre-release iPhone app, you can sign up at https://betas.to/asUS39u9.


Events

Startup Drinks Open Pitch Open Bar is back on June 12, looking to improve your pitch, talk to potential investors, or just meet Toronto’s Startup Community Join us!

Tuesday June 4 is the Growth Hacking Crash Course are ready to learn growth hacking techniques and grow your business?

Our workshop series starting with Idea validation Workshop on June 11 where you will learn how to validate the market, problem, solution, and willingness to pay, followed by the Business Canvas Workshop on June 18 mapping your business plan to the one page lean business model canvas.

My friend Will Greenblatt of Outloud Speakers School is putting on a Pitching Masterclass. Will is simply the best pitching coach in the city. He teaches Techstars, the DMZ, and Startup Launch students how to pitch to get investment. The experience will be unlike anything you have ever taken before. REGISTER HERE


WANT TO PITCH

HERE ARE SOME UPCOMING PITCHING OPPORTUNITIES

TELUS $100K PITCH

CNE EMERGING INNOVATORS PITCH COMPETITION

STARTUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MONTREAL

🔥 Wait! Your Startup Moment is Slipping Away! 🔥

🚀 $15 Early Bird Tickets for May 2 Startup Investor Drinks – Ends Friday at Midnight 🎟️🥂