October 18, 2022
Pitch to the Chief™ Returns to Venture13
Cobourg, ON – The V13 Policetech Accelerator’s Pitch to the Chief™ competition, hosted in partnership with the Cobourg Police Service (CPS) and NCFDC, will be returning to Venture13 on Thursday November 3, 2022. Prizes featuring $5,000 in cash, co-location at Venture13, opportunities to pilot and more will be awarded in the two competitions (Community Safety/Operational Efficiencies).
The event connects and engages local youth and start-ups in developing strategies for crime prevention and community wellness, offering opportunities for mentorship and real-world experience including pitching solutions that will enhance community safety and development, and improve overall operational efficiency and effectiveness of local policing.
The competition exposes participants to collaborative problem solving, while also building upon their entrepreneurial skill sets. Up to 12 teams will be participating and presenting to a panel of industry experts, led by Cobourg’s Chief of Police, Paul VandeGraaf.
The competition will be divided into two Flights: Flight 1: High school students, and Flight 2: Post-secondary students and start-ups.
For more information and registration, please head to the Eventbrite page.
All are welcome to attend the free live event at Venture13’s Innovation Commons in Cobourg, Ontario (just over an hour East of Toronto). Join us on November 3rd to hear the pitches.