Uber Connects Canadian Startups with Investors with #UberPITCH

Canadian entrepreneurs, visionaries and self-starters – your big break is arriving now.

On April 7, from 11am to 3pm, you have the chance to make your passion a reality. Request UberPITCH and Uber will bring you one of Canada’s top investors, ready to hear your big idea.

UberPITCH is a collaborative project that facilitates innovation within startup communities of Toronto, Kitchener-Waterloo, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver.  Uber is excited to help connect local entrepreneurs with the resources they need to accelerate the growth of their ventures.

Here is how it works:

  • On Thursday, April 7, from 11am to 3pm, enter the promo code PITCHTO, PITCHKW, PITCHOTT, PITCHMTL, PITCHYYC, or PITCHYVR depending upon your location into your app. Anyone can request UberPITCH.
  • If connected, a car will arrive at your location with an investor.
  • You’ll have 15 minutes to ride with your investor and pitch your idea or startup. All UberPITCH rides will be free.
  • Requests can be made from the downtown area

Participating investors include Hootsuite’s Ryan Holmes, Version One’s Boris Wertz, and Techvibes 2016 Angel of the year Shafin Diamond Tejani.