Communitech and BMW Grand River’s “Ultimate Technology Prize” to Hand Out $28K to Startups

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Waterloo’s Communitech startup hub is teaming up with BMW Grand River to give one startup $25,000.

“Do you have what it takes to be crowned the Ultimate Startup?” reads Communitech’s blog. “Communitech and BMW Grand River will award a grand prize of $25,000 at the first annual Ultimate Technology Prize Pitch Competition. On June 19, five startups will pitch off for greatness and their chance at the cash prize in front of an audience of special guests, startup mentors, tech CEOs and community members.”

But hurry: Sunday June 8 at midnight is the deadline for applying and you can apply here. To qualify, companies  must be in-market or in beta testing with customers.

The big pitch night itself happens on Thursday, June 19, 2014 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at BMW Grand River, 1800 Victoria St. N. Kitchener, ON.

First prize will land a startup $25,000, while second prize is $2,000 and third prize is $1,000.