Hawk's Nest

 

A Dragon's-Den inspired  event presented in partnership with
Bruce Community Futures Development Corporation. 

Hawks' Nest Finalists Impressed the Audience with their vision, creativeness, 
and passion for their business!

Stay tuned for final results!

 

About the event:

The Hawks' Nest is an opportunity to garner cash investments and to promote your business throughout the region.  As an entrepreneur, you will have the opportunity to pitch your business ideas in an attempt to secure financial support from local investors, (the Hawks).

Mark your calendars for the next Hawks' Nest event, which will be held on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, located on Highway 9 between Walkerton and Mildmay.  Highly sought-after business leaders acting as angel investors, (or "The Hawks"), each has committed to investing a minimum of $5,000 in one or more of the finalists!

Who will join our returning Hawks?

The SEDC and the Bruce CFDC are pleased to announce that Sandy Gott, Executive Vice-President of Ice River Springs in Feversham, is returning as the first Hawk for The Hawks' Nest;  a "Dragon's Den"-inspired event.  Welcome Back, Sandy!!! Click on image below for full press release. 

The Bruce Community Futures Development Corporation (Bruce CFDC) and Saugeen Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) are pleased to present Tony Solecki, President of Caframo Ltd. as a returning angel investor. Click on the image below for the full press release. 

The Saugeen Economic Development Corporation (SEDC), and Bruce Community Futures Development Corporation (Bruce CFDC) are pleased to announce that Joel Koops, Vice-President of MSW Plastics in Palmerston, is a new angel investor for the local Hawks’ Nest, a “Dragons’ Den”- inspired competition.
Click on image below for full details. 

The Bruce Community Futures Development Corporation (Bruce CFDC) and Saugeen Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) are pleased to welcome the continued support from Bruce Power: meet the fourth investor Brian Hilbers, Chief Legal Officer, and Vice President, Law, Bruce Power.
Click on image below for full press release.

The Bruce CFDC and SEDC are pleased to announce our fifth investor, Walkerton businesswoman Susan Wright, owner of Amazing Assets, and member of the Brockton Economic Development Committee. Click on the image below for the full press release.

The Bruce CFDC and SEDC are pleased to reveal our final investor, John Fowler, CEO of the Supreme Cannabis Company Inc., Tiverton. Click on the image below for the full press release. 

 

"Economic development is critical in keeping our  community alive and vibrant."

"Sponsorship of this event shows the support of the entrepreneurial spirit that is found within the catchment areas of the SEDC and the Bruce CFDC, and will ensure the success of local businesses and entrepreneurs."
 

A big "Thank You" to our generous corporate sponsors!

 

Osprey Hawk: Corporate sponsors $2,500  

For sponsorship at this level, you will receive: 4 Complimentary tickets to the event, your corporate logo prominently displayed at the event and on the Bruce and SEDC websites; and participating social media and community websites with links to your homepage; featured on event TV broadcast and event DVD recording....plus much more.

golden eagle
Golden Eagle: Gold sponsors $1,000 

For sponsorship at this level, you will receive: 2 Complimentary tickets to the event; your corporate logo prominently displayed at the event; and on the Bruce and SEDC websites as well as on participating social media and community websites with links back to your homepage; featured on event TV broadcast and DVD recording of the event...plus much more.

Northern Goshawk

 Northern Goshawk: Silver sponsors $500

For sponsorship at this level, you will receive your company name displayed on the welcome sign at the event; your company featured on event TV broadcast and event DVD; and much more...

red-tailed hawk

Red-Tailed Hawk: Bronze sponsors $250  

For this level of sponsorship, you will receive your company logo featured in rotation with other sponsors during breaks at the event; your company logo featured in the event program, and much more...

(As a matter of interest, the hawks featured here are native to Grey, Bruce and Wellington North.)

Watch the video of last year's event at the Kincardine Pavilion below!


News Releases:

2017 & 2018