2022 GREAT PRAIRIES PITCH MARATHON
9+hrs | 200+ Startups | 30+ Hosts | 5 Afterparties
August 18, 2022 | 8am - 5pm MDT | 9am - 6pm CDT
Watch It Again!
Companies and Partners
AI, ML, SaaS & Software
Education, HR & Workforce
Energy & Cleantech
Ag & Bioscience
Media & Arts
Manufacturing, Robotics & Aviation
Food & Beverage
Leisure & Travel
Financial Support Provided By
ULTRA Marathon Sponsor
Full Marathon Sponsor
Half Marathon Sponsor
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.
Date: August 18, 2022
Time: 8am - 5pm MDT & 9am - 6pm CDT
Format: Online event, 5 afterparties
On Aug 18, 200+ Prairie startups participated in our annual summer celebration of the Prairie Startup community. 35 co-hosts from across the provinces welcomed startups across 18 themed blocks to pitch to the community. The event was be hosted on Zoom (streamed via YouTube too) and presenters had 3 minutes to pitch their company. An audience of nearly 800 made suggestions, recommendations, and referrals in the chat and through the feedback form.
After the pitch marathon, there was massive afterparties in 5 Prairie cities.
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
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.
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