Calling all Startups‚ Students‚ Developers and Designers!

The App Pitch competition is coming to MaRS Discovery District in Toronto on January 29th‚ 2013!

What is The App Pitch?

The App Pitch is the opportunity to show the Toronto startup‚ student and developer community YOUR app ideas for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.

Register to pitch your app as an individual or as a team of two. You will have three minutes to pitch your app idea to a team of amazing judges. The judges will then select six finalists‚ based on the judging criteria. Those teams will then pitch to the audience who will decide the top 3 apps who will receive a spot in the elevator to pitch your startup to investors during the International Startup Festival Elevator World Tour.

The first 20 people at the door for The App Pitch on January 29th will receive a discount code to register for a complimentary pass to attend the International Startup Festival Elevator World Tour stop in Toronto on January 31st. Although‚ you must register in advance of the event to receive the discount code!

Finally‚ bring your hardware with you as Microsoft representatives will be in attendance to conduct a Developer Installfest! Get support from experts to set up your machine with all the necessary developer tools‚ SDKs‚ code samples and more to get started on your app!

How Do I Get Started?

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Good luck to all those pitching apps and please reach out to me at if you have any questions!