After completing an intensive 20-week training course in the LaunchYU Accelerator program, all participating startup companies presented our business idea to an audience filled with investors, industry experts, and business-minded people.
I was so nervous, but the LaunchYU course prepared me well. I think I went through about 8 versions of the pitch until finally Nilay Goyal did a simple rearrangement of the slide deck a few days before the final presentation.
- May 5, 2018 -
Every introduction we make is an iteration of practice that we work off from.
- May 24, 2018 -
Due to road closures from the York University strike, our first all-day boot camp session was held at YSpace.
- May 31, 2018 -
Members of the OPN visiting one of our practice pitch sessions. Later we were invited to their startup showcase event at the City Hall of Toronto.
- June 21, 2018 -
Inspired by fellow entrepreneurs by their presentations, I did an intro based on the concept of "the eyes being the windows to the soul." This intro would later be scrapped on Demo Day due to the valuable time it took away from the main pitch.
- June 28, 2018 -
The Fundica Roadshow pitch was where the group from Picton spotted us. I totally botched the "eyes are the windows to the soul" routine, but at least we got noticed.
- July 17, 2018 -
Our booth @ #PitchItTOCityHall was like a fort!
- August 10, 2018 -
Hiding behind my computer in class so I can cut tapes for you guys! Notice how the laptop is not even turned on.
- September 6, 2018 -
The final LaunchYU class.
- September 15, 2018 -
Remember that Fundica Pitch? Well, now the group from Picton was in Toronto and we decided to meet up. This pitch gave me insights on where to most improve my presentation.
- September 27, 2018 -