Discovery Foundation’s Discover Your Pitch, presented by JABC, is an exclusive investor pitch competition for B.C. high school students in grades 9-12.

Students have the exciting opportunity to participate in valuable workshops and practice sessions, taking their business knowledge and presentation skills to the next level. The culminating event sees the top teams pitch their business ideas live to a panel of esteemed business leaders for a chance to win cash prizes.

View 2024 winners and highlights here

View photos from 2024 DYP finals

2024 Program Dates
  • Pitch Workshop 1: Tuesday, April 2, 2024 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm PST (online)

  • Pitch Workshop 2: Thursday, April 4, 2024 | 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm PST (online)

  • 1:1 Pitch Coaching 1: April 9 – April 19, 204 (online) – multiple dates/times will be available for sign-up

  • Preliminary Competitions: April 29 – May 2, 2024 (online) – multiple dates/times will be available for sign-up

  • 1:1 Pitch Coaching 2 (finalists): Monday, May 6, 2024 (online) – multiple times will be available for sign-up
  • Provincial Finals: Tuesday, May 14, 2024 | 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm PST (in person, Terminal City Club, Vancouver)
Preparing for the Pitch
  • Workshops, Pitch Coaching #1 and Preliminary Competitions will be virtual and are mandatory for all teams.
  • Teams that advance to the finals must attend virtual Pitch Coaching #2.
  • Time commitment is 4-6 hours overall.
  • Teams outside of Metro Vancouver are encouraged to participate and will do so virtually.

Top prize $3,000 + additional $3,000 in prizing!

2024 Discover Your Pitch Judges
Tara Bosch

Founder

SmartSweets

Hayley Woodin Hastings

Editor-in-Chief

Business in Vancouver

Crystal Hung

Business In Vancouver Top 40 Under Forty 2021

Co-Founder

VRE

Casey Van Maanen

Senior Analyst

LOI Venture

PRESENTING PARTNER

PLATINUM PARTNER
Check out our 2022-2023 Discover Your Pitch Report
Watch 2023 Discover Your Pitch highlight reel here