Pitch Day

Pitch Day @ Conestoga is an annual event showcasing the best of the best entrepreneurs with pre-seed startups in the Conestoga Venture Lab.

Due to COVID-19, the in-person event was delayed and has transitioned to a virtual event for 2020. The online event has opened up the competition to all entrepreneurs currently in the Lab, as well as any companies that have been through the Lab since September 2019.

Register to virtually attend Wilf Rieck Pitch Day @ Conestoga on October 28 at 7 p.m.

Key dates

  • Sunday, October 18: Applications for Pitch Day will close at 11:59 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 21: The top ten companies will be announced.
  • Wednesday, October 28: The top three companies will compete in the virtual live finals.


Cambridge entrepreneur, Wilf Rieck, has made a generous gift to the Conestoga Entrepreneurship Collective to provide the prize money for Pitch Day every year. We are incredibly grateful for his generosity.

  • First prize: $5,000
  • Second prize: $2,000
  • Third prize: $1,000