The Canada 3.0 Forum is mixing it up this year and it looks like they were inspired by CBC’s Dragon’s Den.
Start-up companies at Canada 3.0 2010 will Face Off with a panel of business experts and angel financiers to address their top business challenges and improve their go-to-market approach.
The Face Off sessions will enable small business owners to present to a panel comprised of business leaders including senior executives running their own businesses; mentors from Venture Services from across the country; and angel financiers.
The early-stage companies will outline their top three challenges for the expert panel and will leave with insight to apply to their businesses following the Canada 3.0 forum. Attendees will be able to watch the sessions and learn from the experiences of the start-up participants.
Organizers have a couple of other innovations scheduled for the conference that takes place on May 10th and 11th in Stratford. Companies will be able to book short presentation slots on the Soap Box to ‘pitch’ the value of their company to forum attendees and a Digital Showcase will be dedicated to displays by more than 50 digital media-related companies.