Crop Inputs Virtual Pitch Event

As the global population increases, the demand for natural and sustainable agricultural continues to rise. This event will follow NPC’s tradition of showcasing interesting and innovative Canadian companies to qualified and strategic investors and corporations.

Investors and Corporations:  Discover new opportunities through these 5-minute pitches plus Q&A from some of Canada’s up-and-coming companies. REGISTER NOW

Presenting Companies: NPC is now accepting applications from Canadian companies developing natural crop inputs including soil enhancers, seed coatings, biostimulants, biopesticides and more.

Contact us if you’re interested in pitching, or learn more about the benefits of participating and what to expect in the application process

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Microbiome Virtual Pitch Event

The link between the microbiome and health factors has created incredible opportunities in both the human and animal nutrition sectors.

This event will feature 4 Canadian innovators with microbiome-related products, technologies and solutions in both the human and animal markets, including:

  • A shelf-stable novel encapsulation technology for probiotics for use in animals, humans and crops
  • A platform to identify compounds to target the human microbiome
  • Species-specific probiotics for companion and production animals
  • A natural health product from upcycled crop leftovers for improving human digestion

Investors and Corporations:  Discover new opportunities through these 5-minute pitches plus Q&A from some of Canada’s up-and-coming companies. REGISTER NOW

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Power Up Productivity with BDC

Michael Selci, SVP Prairies, BDC

Michael Selci, SVP Prairies, BDC – the bank for Canadian entrepreneurs, will discuss aspects of how to grow your business. He’ll talk about ideas and tactics to improve productivity; as well as discuss strategies to scale up your business. He’ll weave in stories of successful entrepreneurs and what they have done to adopt proven ideas to foster growth. Michael will also talk about the different types of financing vehicles available, and when to use different types of financing. This session is sure to generate actionable items for the entrepreneur who is looking for expanded opportunities for growth within their own companies.

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Understanding SR&ED Investment Tax Credits

Canada’s Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Tax Incentive Program lets you deduct eligible research and development (R&D) expenses from your current or future year income and allows you to earn an investment tax credit to reduce your income tax payable.

Join us March 4th for an overview of this important program and how it can help you save money while conducting valuable R&D.
Attendees will learn the basics of the program, the guidelines around eligible expenses, how to file a claim and resources available to help.

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Social Media Selling

Tara Clark, Founder Social T.

Join us for a jam-packed intro to leveraging social media to raise awareness and sales for your business. Tara Clark of Social T. brings her extensive experience working with hundreds of clients to show you how you can develop strategies and techniques that will boost your revenues.

Tara will answer your questions and touch on the following:
– An organic approach to selling through social media
– How to leverage social media to sell your products the right way
– 3 ways social media helps promote your business
– Top 4 challenges businesses make with social media
– 4 Ps of social media selling
– Measuring the results

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a social media veteran! Register Here


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The Artful Science of Pitching

Frank Erschen’s experience, results and passion for helping entrepreneurs define and refine their pitch has earned him the praise ‘Canada’s best pitch coach’ and ‘the startup whisperer’. He’s active in the start-up and investment scene across Canada, adding his unique insights and ‘Artful Science of Pitching®’ method to training programs, investment funds, and individual companies.

Frank Erschen, Angel Investor

Frank’s widely sought approach is based on his deep experience as a fundraising entrepreneur, active angel investor, investment committee member of a fund, mentor/advisor through many innovation centres across Canada, and working with companies around the globe.

Brought to you by NPC and our regional node partners: BioAlberta; Ag-West Bio; Bioscience Association Manitoba; University of Guelph; Institute for Nutrition and Functional Foods; and the PEI BioAlliance.

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