On May 7, 2015, HealthKick 2015 will welcome more than 300 leading Canadian and global venture capitalists, investors, entrepreneurs, c-suite leaders, industry partners and innovators to MaRS Discovery District in Toronto for a business pitch competition.


In a single day, a curated selection of Canada’s most innovative, high-potential and exciting health ventures will pitch to a panel of investors and industry partners. HealthKick offers participants exposure, networking, investment and partnering opportunities as well as the potential to win one of three $20,000 cash prizes.

Building on the success of last year, HealthKick 2015 is expanding this year beyond Ontario to give up to 45 health ventures from across Canada a chance to participate. This invite-only event provides a unique opportunity to access cutting-edge healthcare technologies from across the industry spectrum and make new strategic partnerships.

HealthKick 2015’s morning expert panel on Patient Empowerment will explore the movement of healthcare from hospitals and doctor diagnoses to patient self-awareness, self-diagnosis and self-action

The pitch application window is now closed.

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What to Expect

  • Globally recognized speakers
  • Engaging panel discussion on Patient Empowerment
  • One-on-one partnering opportunities
  • Networking opportunities
  • Showcase competition & awards

Who Attends

  • VCs and investors from Canada and the US
  • Healthcare CEOs, COOs, CTOs, CSOs, CIOs
  • Product R&D leaders
  • Industry partners
  • Entrepreneurs, founders