Canadian Biomass Magazine

Energy-focused Dragon’s Den

January 23, 2015
By Marketwired

Jan. 23, 2015 - Aspiring energy sector entrepreneurs and emerging energy tech companies from Canada and the United States will compete for their share of over $90,000 in cash and in-kind prizes Dragon's Den style at the 2015 Energy New Venture Competition.

The competition, created by the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business and Innovate Calgary in partnership with PROPEL Energy Tech Forum, gives budding entrepreneurs, seed-stage companies, researchers and students a platform to introduce their emerging energy technology companies and concepts to a panel of industry experts and potential investors.

WHAT: Energy New Venture Competition

WHEN: Monday, January 26, 2015

Welcome: 9:05 – 9:35 a.m.


Concept stream presentations and demo booths: 9:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Venture stream presentations and demo booths: 12:45 to 3:00 p.m.

Reception, keynote and awards: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: 54th floor, The Bow, 500 Centre Street SE

WHO: Jim Dewald, Dean, Haskayne School of Business

Peter Garrett, President, Innovate Calgary

Sherri Brillon, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial

Officer, Encana

Ricardo Angel, Managing Director, GE Ventures

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