August 26th, 2022

Winners of Innovathon 2022 will be announced soon!

01Skills Building Series

Have no experience? That's okay.

The Skills Building Series is designed to prepare you for the Innovathon Pitch. Participation is required for the Innovathon.


Once the Skills Building Series is complete, our review committee will review your submissions. A total of 16 teams will be admitted into the Innovathon Pitch! Please note, only two teams can be completely virtual.

03Innovathon Pitch

A 2 day in-person event filled with keynotes, panels and pitches.

Winning teams will be awarded $6,000 - $10,000 and are required to participate in our Innovator Bridging Program delivered in partnership with UTSC.

Be apart of

The First 100

Submit Your Pitch

We are selecting 10 teams to pitch at our first annual Innovathon hosted at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus

Innovathon Process
  • 01Attend Innovathon Workshops (optional)
  • 02Create your Pitch Deck, Website, or Video
  • 03Submit your pitch
  • 04Pitch at the Innovathon
  • 05Receive access to startup funding as you partake in a 9 month incubation program (IBP)
  • 06Join an ecosystem of support

Participants register for free! If you have any questions please contact [email protected] for support.

Submissions are due on June 30th, 2022

Submit Your Pitch

Looking for a team?

Let's get you connected.

We have launched a month long social media campaign to assist you in finding a co-founder for the Innovathon.


Send us your profile:

  • 01Headshot & Bio
  • 02Contact Details
  • 03Degree & Qualifications
  • 04Social Media Handle (LinkedIn)

Please submit the information to [email protected]


Win up to $31,000 in startup funding

100 Black-owned Businesses in STEM by 2025

Innovathon Challenge Criteria

Submissions are due on June 30th, 2022

Your challenge will be to showcase how your business will incorporate STEM (Science, Technology Engineering or Math) to be more resilient and sustainable as the economy recovers from COVID-19.


It should be clear how your business will:

  • 01Disrupt
  • 02Restore
  • 03Empower
  • 04Perservere

Bonus points! Demonstrate how your startup will create a positive impact for equity deserving groups.

Participants register for free!

Innovathon Submission Form

Attend as a Guest

Join us on July 9th, 2022 for

  • 01Startup Pitches
  • 02Laptop & Tablet Giveaway
  • 03Keynote Speakers on STEM & Entrepreneurship
  • 04Authentic Caribbean and African dishes
  • 05Poetry by Ontario's very own Poet Laureate, Randell Adjei
  • 06Intriguing Panel Discussions
  • 07Scholarships for International students from Africa & the Caribbean
  • 07Live-Streaming Experience

This is an in-person event hosted at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, please RSVP to secure your seat and a lunch for the day.

Tickets Here

Win up to $31,000 in startup funding