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May 10, 2011 - 1 minute read - business news

Visa Canada Sponsors Elevator Pitch Contest

If you are a Canadian small business owner with a Visa Business Card you can enter Visa’s Go Biz Elevator Pitch contest. By filling out an entry form on Visa’s site, you can compete for a $10,000 credit to your Visa Business Card. Visa will choose 5 semi finalists who will receive free airfare and accommodation to Toronto, where they will pitch the judges during the one minute elevator ride up 49 stories at the One King West Hotel & Residence. The winner will receive the $10,000 credit and the semi-finalists will receive $250 prepaid Visa cards. Contest judges include:

  • Matthew Corrin, founder & CEO of Freshii
  • Daniel Klass, Managing Partner of Klass Capital
  • Sarah Prevette, founder & CEO of Sprouter
  • Stéphane Lavallée, Vice President, Business Solutions Division, and publisher Groupe Les Affaires chez Médias Transcontinental

The application process looks fairly straightforward and entering the contest should only take a few minutes. It might be a good chance to win $10,000 and get some publicity for your company. Entries close June 20, 2011.