Thank you to all participants. Fellowship winners to be announced soon.


Pitch your Startup Idea to Investors.

Win one of five $1000 Fellowships!

Be part of this exciting online event.
Date: June 21, 2021
Time: 5:00-7:00 PM

Do you have a business startup, or a strong idea for a startup? Could you use blunt, honest feedback? Pitch your ideas to a panel of local and national experts and investors. Receive ratings, feedback AND the opportunity to win one of FIVE $1000 fellowships to the Founder Institute – all from the comfort of your home.

Interested in business, but don’t have a pitch? You are invited to watch and see how the experts analyze businesses!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY or use the quicklinks below:

Founder Institute Event Page
Niverville and Founder Institute Application Page
Pitch Submission Form

Contact feedback@whereyoubelong.ca for more info!

Presented By:

Town of Niverville
Niverville Chamber of Commerce
Western Canada Founder Institute


Local featured experts participating in the online event include Scott Wallace, Founder of Wallace Wallace and Edward Properties and Bryan Trottier, Owner of Trotco Electric. It is the responsibility of these experts to provide feedback to participants, as well as aid in the selection of the final recipients.

As part of the Founder Institute, accepted program applicants will be enrolled in a fellowship to the Western Canada chapter of the global accelerator program. The program gives access to a global support network of over 15,000 mentors and thousands of alumni, as well as a comprehensive education and structured support program from the idea stage to the funding/growth stage. Through their global network, the Founder Institute has a $30B (USD) value of portfolio companies with over $975M (USD) collectively raised by graduates and 25,000 jobs created. They are the largest pre-seed accelerator in Canada and globally.

The Town of Niverville has enjoyed the status of being one of Manitoba’s fastest growing urban centres and within the top 20 fastest growing towns in Canada (Stats Canada, 2016 Census). Niverville is committed to fostering the growing business community in the area and is proudly offering incentives to those industrial or commercial developers looking to move and grow with its community.

The Niverville Chamber of Commerce exists to encourage sustainable economic development through advocacy for and support of local business. The group is committed to the enhancement of economic prosperity in Niverville and the surrounding area. They take pride in our activities and special events that are designed to improve business and residential life in Niverville and area.

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Niverville Citizen – June 1, 2021 – Founder Institute Online Entrepreneurs Event