If you have been wondering how to get your digital innovation seen and meet with potential partners to help take your idea to reality, here's your chance!

Event - Tech Talent

Digital Innovation Challenge

Please join us on November 15th for what will be a fun and innovative challenge in the digital space. Splice Digital together with Windsor Essex Economic Corporation are hosting Windsor's first Innovative Digital Competition during Tech Week in November. We are seeking applications from anyone in Essex County who has created an innovative digital product, app or web concept and are looking for an opportunity to pitch their idea.

An application is required whereby 10 finalists will be chosen to compete and present on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The presentations will be held at the Institute for Border Logistics on 3475 Wheelton Drive, Windsor, ON and the event begins at 9:00 am. All finalists will pitch to a panel of judges and audience members who come from a variety of sectors including economic development, finance, IT and government.

The following criteria will be used to score each applicant:

  • Innovation - the unique nature of the digital product
  • Purpose - what benefits does the digital product offer
  • Commercialization - does the digital product have market potential and why

We cannot wait to learn about your digital innovation!

The winner of the Digital Innovation Challenge will receive 40 hours of development work valued at $5,000.00 donated by Splice Digital Inc., will be recognized on Splice Digital Inc.'s website and social media, have a presentation lunch with incubators, small business developers and business support and will have an opportunity to present to WECAN-Windsor Essex Capital Angel Network's investor group.

Please download and submit your application on or before November 10, 2017. Splice Digital will announce the 10 finalists on Saturday, November 11, 2017 on its website. This competition is open to all residents of Essex County. Good luck to everyone!