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9+hrs | 200+ Startups | 30+ Hosts | 5 Afterparties

August 18, 2022 | 8am - 5pm MDT | 9am - 6pm CDT

Watch It Again!

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Stream 2 Companies

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A Prairies-wide 'show and tell' to showcase startups across all stages and sectors to a friendly audience with in-person afterparties in YEG, YYC, YQR, YXE, and YWG.

An all-day community event for Prairie startups!

Registration closed Aug. 16, 2022

Grab your online event and afterparty tickets



Raise awareness for your startup and showcase the diverse startups growing in the Prairies.


Watch live pitches and attend in-person afterparties happening in 5 Prairie cities!



Invite your friends from across the Prairies and around the world to join the event online.

Registration closed Aug 16, 2022

Grab online event and afterparty tickets here

Get involved with the 2022 GPPM as a sponsor or partner 



Date: August 18, 2022

Time: 8am - 5pm MDT & 9am - 6pm CDT

Format: Online event, 5 afterparties

Apply to Pitch before midnight on August 16, 2022

On Aug 18, 200+ Prairie startups will participate in our annual summer celebration of the Prairie Startup community.  Hosts from across the provinces will welcome startups in themed blocks to pitch to the community. The event will be hosted on Zoom (streamed via YouTube too) and presenters will have 3 minutes to pitch their company. Audience members are encouraged to make suggestions, recommendations, and referrals in the chat or through the feedback form. After the pitch marathon, there will be massive afterparties in 5 Prairie cities.


Grab your tickets to secure your spot today!

Standing Desk
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Shelvie, Fly and Fetch

Great Alberta Marathon is a great way to shout to the world what your startup is. There will be customers, investors, friends, and various audiences that are watching. It’s also a great event to showcase the Alberta startup scene which we’re very happy to be part of

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Anka, Ruth

It was a great opportunity for us to practice our pitching skills among so many awesome Albertan companies! Such an encouraging ecosystem to be part of.

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Brett, Goodlawyer

The Great Pitch Marathon was an incredible opportunity for new startups to gain exposure for the first time and for early-stage founders to start finding their tribe


2022 Sectors

AI, ML, SaaS & Software


Education, HR & Workforce


Energy & Cleantech

Ag & Bioscience

Life Sciences

Media & Arts

Manufacturing, Robotics & Aviation

Food & Beverage


Leisure & Travel

Don't Forget To Grab Your Afterparty Ticket!

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YEG Afterparty

Say Uncle

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YQR Afterparty

Cathedral Social Hall

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YYC Afterparty

Briggs Kitchen and Bar

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YWG Afterparty

Kings Head Pub

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YXE Afterparty

Boffins in Innovation Place

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Financial Support Provided By

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ULTRA Marathon Sponsor

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Full Marathon Sponsor

Half Marathon Sponsor

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Grab your online event and afterparty tickets now!!!


Pitch Marathon Tickets
Aug 18th

Learn more about the Pitch Marathon on Eventbrite