Telfer Executive MBA Program
Telfer School of Management
University of Ottawa
The purpose of this letter is to invite startup businesses to take advantage of a unique opportunity in partnership with the Telfer Executive MBA program. Your organization will benefit from a six-week Telfer Executive MBA consulting engagement, culminating with an investors pitch on October 21st, 2016.
Starting in September, seven teams from the University of Ottawa’s Telfer Executive MBA will work with seven startups for a six-week period on building two business tools – Business Plan and Investors Package – culminating with an investors pitch to a panel of investors at Telfer’s Centre for Executive Leadership.
Our Program has experienced a high success rate where close to 60% of all presentations resulted in follow-up meetings with at least one of the investors.
We are looking for up to fifteen start-ups to vie for the seven spots in our “School Your Startup Pitchfest”.
Here is what you are vying for:
To qualify your Startup should be:
The panel of judges will include a representative of each team and the Executive Director of Telfer Executive MBA Program, Sophia Leong. Participating in Pitchfest does not guarantee a spot.
“School Your Startup Pitchfest” Format:
I look forward to your interest in this unique and mutually beneficial partnership. Should you require additional information or wish to participate, please contact Andrew Wright (firstname.lastname@example.org) at your convenience.
Sophia Leong, Executive Director of Telfer Executive MBA Program
Council Member, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Board Member, Ottawa Chamber of Commerce
Executive-in-Residence, Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance
Advisory Board Member, Startup Canada
Invited Judge, Verizon Wireless Million Dollar Powerful Answers Award