Hyivy Health Selected as a Finalist at Startupfest Pitch Competition

Hyivy Health Pitch for StartupFest

Hyivy Health, The Forge client, has been selected as a finalist for Startupfest’s Audience and The Grandmother’s Choice awards at their pitch competition. Hyivy Health has created the first connected pelvic rehabilitation device for women experiencing symptoms from pelvic cancers and diseases. The tenth annual Startupfest is a global gathering of the world’s best entrepreneurs, founders, investors and mentors. The event will be broadcasted live from Old Montreal on…

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Five Forge Clients Selected as LiONS LAIR Finalists

Congratulations to five startups from The Forge that have been selected as finalists in Innovation Factory’s LiONS LAIR Pitch Madness Competition: B Data Solutions, ImaginAble Solutions, MyPalate Inc., PULSE Life Saving Inc., and Reviewerly. Anticipation is rising for Innovation Factory’s “LiONS LAIR Pitch Madness” competition that will take place on September 21-24, 2020 and will be delivered as a virtual bracket-style tournament with four days of head-to-head pitch match-ups….

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ImaginAble Solutions Selected as Student Entrepreneur National Competition Finalist

ImaginAble Solutions Selected Finalist

ImaginAble Solutions, The Forge client, was selected as one of twelve finalists in the Enactus 2020 Student Entrepreneur National Competition, presented by HSBC Bank Canada. The 12 finalists pitch to a panel of industry leading judges at the Enactus Canada National Exposition for a chance to win $10K. The winners will be announced on June 18. “ImaginAble Solutions is beyond honoured and excited to be a finalist in the…

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The Forge Business Incubator and Startup School Graduations

The Forge Business Incubator and Startup School Graduations

Congratulations to our Business Incubator and Startup School cohorts graduating in April 2020. We are so proud of all the hard work these teams have put into building the next generation of innovative Hamilton based businesses and look forward to seeing them continue to grow. These companies have started to face unprecedented challenges amid the pandemic and we are pleased to see numerous startups being able to quickly pivot…

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ImaginAble Solutions is a 2020 Student Entrepreneur Finalists

Imaginable Solutions Finalist in Student Entrepreneur National Competition

Congratulations to our client ImaginAble Solutions who was selected as one of the 12 finalists for the Enactus Canada 2020 Student Entrepreneur National Competition, presented by HSBC Bank Canada. Finalists will pitch their business for a chance to be named Student Entrepreneur National Champion and win $10,000 through the Enactus Canada National Exposition in May 2020. ImaginAble Solutions is a biomedical engineering company committed to enhancing the quality of…

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The Forge McMaster Announces Student Startup Competition Winners

Student Startup Competition Winners

As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced entrepreneurs to work out of their homes or perhaps basements where their ideas were born, these circumstances did not curb the enthusiasm, talent and ambition of The Forge Student Startup Competition Finalists. The Forge held its sixth annual Student Startup Competition virtually on March 30, 2020, bringing together 12 finalists pitching to a panel of esteemed judges, each one showcasing a unique and…

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The Forge Clients Win Prizes at Life Science Pitch Competition

Synapse Competition and Praxis Prize

Congratulations to our clients PROVA Innovations Ltd. and Axcessiom Technologies Inc. for their impressive pitches during the Innovation Factory’s Seventh Synapse Life Science Competition, held virtually on March 25, 2020.  PROVA Innovations Ltd. was awarded second place, with a prize of $17,000 in cash, $4,000 in-kind services from Shift Health, and $2,000 in-kind services from Bereskin & Parr. The annual pitch competition included 12 finalists pitching for a chance…

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The Forge Clients Shine at iF Pitch & Networking Night

Congratulations to our clients PUSLE Lifesaving and iNT-BiN, who placed second and received the People’s Choice award, respectively, at Innovation Factory’s Pitch & Networking Night.  On February 26, six companies competed in a pitch competition for an opportunity to win cash prizes to go towards their business.  With over 75 people in attendance, the event was a success showcasing local entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas.  Congratulations to all the…

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Mathstronauts’ Month of Milestones

We are very proud of our alum Mathstronauts for their achievements in the month of February.  Sehrish Zehra, Executive Director of Mathstronauts, has been nominated for Hamilton’s Women of Distinction Award in areas of Science/Tech/Trades.  Mathstronauts is also celebrating five years of STEM Hacks, an annual science and engineering competition for Ontario youth that provides students with an opportunity to build their knowledge and skills such as coding, designing,…

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The Forge Clients Excel at Innovation Nation’s Student Innovation Showcase

Innovation Nation

Congratulations to our clients ImaginAble Solutions Inc. and Longan Vision for winning the “Best in the Innovation Showcase” award and the “Order of Merit” award, respectively, at this year’s Student Innovation Showcase.  We would also like to recognize our clients Lexivalley, Reviewerly, SkyVolt and Axcessiom Technologies who also showcased their innovative startups at the event on January 19. The Student Innovation Showcase featured over a dozen startups and students…

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