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REF NO.: 40

SUBJECT: Finding the recipe for entrepreneurial success

DATE: Nov. 17

Note to editors:

The innovative minds behind 10 local startups will pitch their business ideas at an energetic event scheduled for tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 18, from 3-6 p.m., at The Fifth Ticket, 171 Water St., in St. John’s.

Audience members will help pick the overall winners.

Pitch and Pick is hosted by the Genesis Centre, Memorial University’s award-winning business incubator.

The event is part of the centre’s Evolution Program, which is geared toward early stage startups and companies who want to apply to the Genesis Centre.

Cash prizes totalling $1,000 will also be awarded.

Media agencies are invited to attend.

To confirm your attendance, please contact Liam Flanagan, community outreach co-ordinator with the Genesis Centre, at

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For more information, please contact Jeff Green, communications co-ordinator, Office of the Vice-President (Research), at 709-687-9243 or


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