PITCH 2016

You bring the idea, we bring the investors

Starting a business and putting your ideas into action is never an easy task. Many factors contribute to the success of your business including access to the right mentors, customers, and very often start-up capital. With that, the NORCAT Innovation Mill is pleased to announce the launch of PITCH 2016!

On Thursday, April 28th, 2016 early stage entrepreneurial start-ups pitched their innovative business venture to a room of prospective investors looking for their next great investment opportunity.

Daryl Dominique, Hexic Monitoring Systems won the “People’s Choice Award”, receiving services and support valued at over $25,000.

Patrick Danielson, FORMid also won the “Judge’s Choice Award”.

Videos of the pitches will be posted in the coming weeks.

PITCH 2016

Event Videos and CBC Morning North Radio Interviews

Hexic Monitoring Systems

Four Sudbury companies made a pitch to a room full of prospective investors at Pitch 2016, a competition put on by the Northern Ontario Centre for Advanced Technology. The winner was Hexic Monitoring Systems. Daryl Dominique told us about his pitch.


We have another one of the entrepreneurs that took part in Pitch 2016, a competition staged by NORCAT Innovation Mill in Sudbury. This pitch was for an exercise app from a company called REPerformance. Company president Callen McGibbon told us more.


Play that again… with feeling! If you are a gamer and you’re wearing the latest offering from HapSys, you could take that saying quite literally. Kacey Cayen has designed clothing that lets you feel the action. He told us more about his new tech.


We have another one of the entrepreneurs who made presentations at Pitch 2016, a NORCAT event. Patrick Danielson is the CEO of FORMid. His pitch was all about making ergonomic chairs… out of paper. He joined us in studio to talk about his idea.