Three native companies will share practically $50,000 in prize cash at Hamilton’s eleventh annual Lions Lair competitors.
Sixteen groups of entrepreneurs will pitch their concepts to contest judges in a bracket-style, single-elimination match.
The competition, offered by Innovation Manufacturing facility in collaboration with the Metropolis of Hamilton’s Financial Improvement Workplace, will probably be digital for a second yr, as a result of pandemic.
Finalists will duel from midday to 2 p.m., Sept. 23, in a “pitch insanity” competitors for a first-place prize of $30,000 and a second-place prize of $15,000. The staff voted “individuals’s selection” will take house $2,500.
Registration is open for anybody who needs to observe and vote within the “pitch insanity” occasion. Register at lionslair.ca/pitchmadness
2021 Lions Lair finalists
AdMass is a platform to hyperlink social media creators with companies, hoping to “construct a community of brand name advocates” to advertise firms by means of social media.
They intend to provide influencers the power to set their charges, and companies the choice to decide on a distinct segment model ambassador.
Axcessiom is working to develop a driver-assistance system utilizing facial recognition to assist drivers with disabilities.
The Oshawa-based firm hopes to create a expertise that makes use of facial gestures as a substitute of voice recognition to regulate car features, just like the flip sign or window wipers.
Blucos is growing a databases and map-based app to provide diabetic customers information from any listed restaurant.
They intend to provide customers the power to guage eateries and dishes on the menu, primarily based on the info out there, giving app customers right info for administering insulin and empowering them to really feel assured of their selections.
Cheftopia hopes to attach cooks with industrial kitchens and clients, with a market app.
Cooks will have the ability to make and promote meals, from their very own properties or industrial kitchens, bypassing eating places and the related prices, permitting diners to eat gourmand meals for much less.
Ecosystem Informatics Inc. has developed a customizable, environmental monitoring platform to assist organizations make choices primarily based on real-time information.
The Mississauga-based firm’s modular “canary” environmental monitoring expertise is compact and has each cell and stationary performance.
EmergConnect hopes to attach sufferers to hospital emergency rooms digitally, permitting registration, triage and wait time at house.
They’re growing a system utilizing synthetic intelligence and machine studying to boost care, enhance effectivity and save hospitals cash.
eWarrior Naturals affords small-batch, handmade skin-care merchandise .
The Hamilton-based firm affords self-care magnificence kits for athletics and on a regular basis restoration.
FootyFive is a digital soccer coaching software, making instruction from consultants accessible wherever.
The Hamilton-based firm connects gamers of all ranges to coaches from wherever, on any gadget.
Dirt Technologies affords a digital method for Ontario’s earthmoving firms with soil administration software program.
The Toronto-based enterprise’ digital instruments hope to save lots of firms money and time, and usher in jobs.
MoxyPatch is growing a tool for ladies affected by occasional leaks as a consequence of stress urinary incontinence.
They hope to supply a product to forestall leaks that’s over-the-counter and environmentally pleasant.
TAMVOES Inc. is a subscription-based on-line service that enables customers to retailer and handle well being info.
The Waterloo-based firm permits for private and household well being administration, together with important indicators monitoring, appointment sharing, storing lab outcomes and extra.
ToothPod is growing a mouth-cleaning chewable for transportable and straightforward oral well being.
The corporate hopes their tooth-cleaning gum will probably be helpful in eventualities the place brushing is impractical.
payd hopes to assist Canadians repay pupil debt utilizing regular spending habits, beginning whereas nonetheless in class.
The corporate hopes their monetary administration platform will assist save college students and former college students cash by rounding up transactions to save lots of “spare change,” in addition to partnership affords close to colleges.
Requity Homes affords a rent-to-own program for potential homebuyers who usually are not prepared for a mortgage.
The Toronto-based firm works with companion realtors to purchase properties and “lets you save your down cost one month at a time.” The possible homebuyer has the choice to purchase the house or money out after two years.
XP Fantasy Inc. is a worldwide fantasy esports platform for followers that don’t wish to gamble.
The GTA-based firm affords skill-based contests for aggressive esports. Winners take house actual prizes.