Applications must be submitted before February 21st of each year. Upon review, Excelovate will shortlist to 5 entrepreneurs that will be invited to pitch their concept to a live audience at the Black Arts & Innovation Expo in Toronto, Ontario. Using real-time voting technologies, the live audience will select the Lion’s Lair winner.

This competition is open to Canadians of all ages.

Personal Information

Personal Story (tell us about your journey and why you became an entrepreneur)

Business Information

 New Business Existing Business

Details about specific product or service

Target Market

Sales & Marketing Plan

Financial Projections

Overall Value Proposition