Article by Lift News
Lift, Canada’s largest cannabis media and technology company, is offering over $20,000 in prizes and services to the winning business of the Toronto Lift Cannabis Expo’s Lift Pitch competition, plus a soon-to-be-announced financial investment from the judges. The Lift Pitch competition will take place during the Lift Cannabis Expo’s Industry Day on May 26 and will feature for the first time Dragons’ Den’s W. Brett Wilson as a judge. Joining him will be Tweed founder Chuck Rifici, lawyer Hugo Alves—a legal pioneer in Canada’s medical cannabis space—and Aaron Salz, the first financial analyst in Canada to cover the industry. One of three competitors will be selected to win:
- $10,000 in advertising from Lift
- A 10’x10’ booth at the 2018 Lift Cannabis Expo
- $5,000 in legal services from Bennett Jones
- Free onboarding consultation from Stoic Advisory
- Financial investments from the judges
Businesses must be operating in or around the cannabis industry, and apply by May 7, 2017 at http://liftexpo.ca/lift-pitch/. Each company will be given 10 minutes to present, and five minutes to answer questions from the judges.