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Second Start Finale!

June 27, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Business Advisory Centre Durham (BACD) cordially invites you to the Second Start Pitch Competition to help us celebrate and support participants of the Second Start Program and Entrepreneurship in Durham Region.

It’s here! The Grande Finale!

We had over 60 entrepreneurs complete the training, mentoring and attend pitch school.  

Now, 25 finalists are advancing to the Finale with the chance to win one of 

10 x $5,000 grants to start their business in Durham Region!

You’ve got to be there!

Let’s #DoItInDurham! 

Monday June 27th 5-8pm

Whitby Centennial Building, Courthouse Theatre


5:00 – 5:45pm Networking

5:45 – 7:00pm Pitch Competition

7:00 – 7:30pm Judges Deliberating

7:30 – 8:00pm Winners announced and photo opps

Judges Panel:

Doug Bray, Meridian Credit Union

Daniel Van Kampen, Town of Whitby

Audra Leslie, Graymatter Marketing

Shannon O’Connor, Retired IBM Executive

Stephan Orlob, BizMetrics Inc.

Second Start, is a pilot program funded by the Ontario Ministry of Research & Innovation and the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure to provide budding entrepreneurs aged 30+ years with hands on training, coaching, mentoring and the chance to win a grant towards starting up.


June 27, 2016
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


BACD - 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, Ontario L1R 2G6 Canada
905 668 4949


905 668 4949