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Social Enterprise Final Pitch Competition

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Get ready for an electrifying evening with Libro Credit Union and our Social Enterprise Coaching Program members! EPICentre is on a mission to empower changemakers in Southwestern Ontario to launch and grow impactful social enterprises.

Mark your calendars for Monday, June 10, and join us for the Social Enterprise Final Pitch Competition! Watch five dynamic social enterprises pitch their innovative business ideas to a panel of expert judges and a LIVE audience, all vying for a grand prize of $5,000!

Event agenda:

  • Doors open: 4 p.m.
  • Pitch presentations: 4:30 – 6 p.m.
  • Connecting and networking: 6 p.m.
  • Award announcement and wrap up: 6:30 p.m.
  • Event concludes: 7 p.m.

This is a unique chance to share ideas, make meaningful connections, and discover potential collaborations in your community. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages as you connect with fellow changemakers and be part of a night filled with inspiration and excitement.

Presenting social enterprises:

  • Alma Alao: a one-stop shop for international student success in Canada.
  • Dheeraj Bharat Sethi: professional food recovery services that help businesses divert the maximum volume of unsalable food away from waste streams to alternative sources.
  • Emilie Round: a cafe & boutique that empowers locals to create a direct impact in their community with each purchase.
  • Melissa Carriere: a cafe that provides employment training and support for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.
  • Stacey MacKinnon: empowering girls and young women to begin their life’s venture, by providing bursaries, education, and a path so they can reach their dreams.

The social enterprise coaching program and final pitch competition is proudly sponsored by Libro Credit Union.

Photos and videos will be taken at this event and possibly shared on promotional materials and/or social media accounts. If you do not want your photo taken or shared, please let a member of the EPICentre event team know or send an email to epicentre@uwindsor.ca.

Event Details


June 10, 2024

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Event Website

2455 Wyandotte St. West.
Windsor, ON N9B 3P4 Canada

519-253-3000 ext. 3515
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