4 out of 12 Startups Will Win A “Front of the Line” Golden Ticket to the CBC Dragon’s Den Audition


DDgoldenticketauds2016BIG NEWS! Live pitching at #CCS2016 just got even more exciting – 4 out of the 12 finalists will win a a “Front of the Line” Golden Ticket to the Toronto audition of CBC Dragon’s Den on Saturday, April 2, guaranteeing them a chance to pitch in front of the infamous dragons! One winner will be chosen from each of the four sessions, determined by a panel of judges and the crowd.

The live pitching sessions at #CCS2016 start at 1:15 in CR3, with each session being led by an entrepreneurship ecosystem partner. Sessions are categorized by pre-revenue and post-revenue companies, and include companies from a variety of different industries. Each session includes a panel of judges that includes angel investors, VCs and entrepreneurs from companies such as OMERS, Whitecap Venture Partners, YEDI, Extreme Venture Partners, DMZ at Ryerson University, INcubes and MaRS. Click here to view the full-day program.


  1. Live Pitching Live Pitching 1 – Session Lead: DMZ (1:15 PM post-revenue)
  2. Live Pitching Live Pitching 2 – Session Lead: Founder Institute (2:00 PM pre-revenue)
  3. Live Pitching Live Pitching 3 – Session Lead: Startup Canada (3:00 PM post-revenue)
  4. Live Pitching Live Pitching 4 – Session Lead: MaRS (3:45 PM pre-revenue)