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One minute could equal $100,000 for your small business.

What could your business do with $100,000?  With more than $150,000 in prizes on the line, TELUS Pitch is Canada’s largest small business competition, offering Canadian entrepreneurs the chance to reap the rewards of their hard work with a $100,000 cash payout.  


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Prizes and Awards

Grand Prize Winner

$100,000 cash to be awarded at the TELUS Pitch Live Summit on July 30 + $10,000 will be donated on behalf of the winner to TELUS Friendly Future Foundation.


The remaining two grand prize finalists will receive a cash prize of $10,000.

Additional award prizes


Community impact award: $5,000 in Samsung technology + $5,000 in marketing services from Eighty-Eight + consulting hours with TELUS Ventures.


Most Promising Startup award: $5,000 in Facebook ad credits + a one year membership to Workhaus (value = $4,200) + a bootcamp session with a Facebook expert.


Multicultural business of the year award: $5,000 in marketing services from Response + one year membership to Workhaus (value = $4,200) + consulting hours with TELUS Ventures.

Your Judges

Learn from the best minds in the business.

Arlene Dickinson

CEO of District Ventures Capital

Garrick Tiplady

Managing Director of Facebook Canada

Suzanne Trusdale

VP, TELUS Small Business Solutions

Jennifer Safruk

Vice President, Sales and Product Management, Mobile Samsung Canada

Rich Osborn

Managing Partner TELUS Ventures

Kevin Au-Yeung

Founder and President, InnoVision Holdings Corporation

Meet the 2017 TELUS Pitch Winners

Maker Kids - Jennifer Turliuk, CEO

Community Impact Award Winner

MakerKids runs programs, camps and parties on Coding, Robotics and Minecraft. Graduates have started businesses, been featured on TV, and been published in magazines.

iMerciv Inc. - Bin Liu, CEO

$100,000 TELUS Pitch winner

iMerciv empowers people living with vision loss through smart wearables. We strive to improve the confidence, independence and overall quality of life of those living with blindness or partial sight.

Healthy Pets - Emma Harris, CEO

Most Promising Startup Award Winner

Healthy pets is a digital technology company connecting local veterinarians with pet parents through video enabled telemedicine. Pet owners can now access affordable pet healthcare on demand from home.

Thank you to our partners