young woman making presentationThe public is invited to online events Thursday, Aug. 19, marking the culmination of the 2021 RBC EPIC Founders Program.

Events to mark culmination of business accelerator program

Events on Thursday, Aug. 19, will mark the culmination of the 12-week RBC EPIC Founders Program startup accelerator, which provides training and mentorship to students and recent graduates who want to turn their ideas into businesses.

This year’s cohort features seven startups:

  • Entwine – Dharmik Paramkusham
  • Film Club – Harley Gills
  • Mantra Farms – Vikas Varma Datta
  • Snow Peak Cold Brew – Penny Cardelli and Leo Cardelli
  • Tenlo – Muhammad Sohail, Ali Naqvi, and Bial Sohail
  • Uni-Maps – Eric Lu, Edmund Lui, Jimmy Wang, and Michelle Muliana
  • Verellen Music Academy – Jacqueline Verellen

They will demonstrate their products or services during the public online Networking and Demo Day, from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Register to attend.

The founders will then pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges and a live audience for a chance to win a $3,500 cash prize during the Final Pitch Competition, from 4 to 6 p.m. Register to attend.