For Immediate release – March 16th, 2015
The 2015 Pythons Are in the Pit!
And Finalists are “Fit for the Pit”
These Pythons’ will ‘squeeze’ the best that can be offered from this year’s participants.
David Woolford is a lawyer and a returning Python
Michelle Bailey is an entrepreneur and the owner of Blazing the Agency
Arthur Salzer is CEO & CIO of Northland Wealth Management
Roseanne Longo is Chair of the Longo’s Family Charitable Foundation
John Stix is co-founder of Fibernetics, one of the largest telecom companies in the country
There are new rules for the 2015 Pythons’ Pit Competition
The Pythons’ Pit provides an avenue for creative, entrepreneurial residents and students in Halton Region to pitch their business concepts and product ideas in front of a live audience and a panel of real business moguls from the community.
In the “Open Category” applicants can win $20,000 in start-up capital and a package of in-kind professional services to help launch their business. They can also get Python support as an equity partner. High School applicants can win cash prizes up to $5,000!
What’s different for the 2015 Pythons’ Pit?
The finalists in each category will pitch in Cogeco studios.
The program will be aired as a Mini Series in the fall.
The live event is on May 4th 2015
The location is the Burlington Performing Arts Centre
The results and winners will be announced on May 4th.
Mentorship was available to all applicants.
The 2015 finalists in the Open Category include:
Ambient Audio Canada
Aero Rig Solutions
The Youth finalists are: