On Monday, March 5, 12 finalists pitched their startups in front of a panel of judges and the crowd at the 4th annual 2018 Fintech and Funding Conference (FFCON18: VELOCITY) at the Design Exchange. 4 out of the 12 finalists won free Lean Startup Training Programs from Launch Academy, a complementary Press Release Package for North American distribution from ACCESSWIRE, and a “Front of the Line” Golden Ticket to auditions at CBC Dragon’s Den, guaranteeing them a chance to pitch in front of the infamous dragons! The winners of each session are as follows:

  • Winner of session 1 (pre-revenue), led by Dean Masse of McCarthy Tétrault: Neptune Dash Technologies (Troy Wong)
  • Winner of session 2 (post-revenue), led by Sunil Sharma of Techstars Toronto: JustGotThat! (Will O’Brien)
  • Winner of session 3 (post-revenue), led by Edwin Frondozo of Startup Canada: Cinchy (Dan DeMers)
  • Winner of session 4 (pre-revenue), led by Mark Skapinker of Brightspark Ventures: Swiggle (Meetu Vijay)

Thank you to the 12 companies who participated at FFCON18, as well as all the judges!

Troy Wong of Neptune Dash Technologies

Will O’Brien of JustGotThat!

Dan DeMers of Cinchy

Meetu Vijay of Swiggle