STARTUP WORLD CUP
CIX IS THE EXCLUSIVE CANADIAN REGIONAL COMPETITION FOR STARTUP WORLD CUP
In 2017 Startup World Cup partnered with CIX to host its first ever Canadian regional competition. This regional competition was held at CIX on October 17 - 18, 2017 in Toronto.
Startup World Cup is a global conference and competition with the goal of bridging startup ecosystems worldwide. In 2017 there were 30 regional events across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia, leading up to the Grand Finale in US Silicon Valley. This is the first ever event of its type, organized by Fenox Venture Capital, a Silicon Valley-based multinational VC firm.
SWC judges selected Automat, from the final CIX Top 20 companies, and Co-founder and CEO, Andy Mauro, accepted the cup on Oct 18 at CIX.
CANADIAN REGIONAL WINNER:
Automat represented Canada at the Startup World Cup Grand Finale in San Francisco on May 11th, 2018 and competed alongside 29 other startups from all over the world for a chance to win a US $1,000,000 prize in investment.
Again in 2018, Startup World Cup will recognize the CIX Top 20 companies as the finalists for Canada. Startup World Cup judges will be at CIX and select one finalist, who will be awarded the Startup World Cup for Canada on the afternoon of Oct 22 at CIX. The winner will represent Canada at the Startup World Cup Grand Finale in 2019 and will compete alongside 35+ other startups from all over the world for a chance to win a US $1,000,000 prize in investment.