Outpace the pack

An annual competition for technology focused post secondary students that aims to teach them about the local industry through a case study driven team project utilizing mentors that currently work in the industry.

  • April 27 – May 22, 2015
  • 18 Students Max
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Application Deadline - Feb 15, 2015




Build and Implement


Project Management

Review and Architect



Assess and Advise

The Competition

  • Over a four-week period participants will compete in teams of three to solve a sponsor company’s business problem.
  • Complete deliverables such as proposals, detailed requirement quotes, and wireframes.
  • Participants should expect to spend approximately 40 hours total to complete the competition.
  • It will culminate in a Dragon’s Den style final round where teams will present their solution to competition judges.

This year’s competition:

Sponsor Company: Appnovation Technologies

Each member of the winning team will receive $500 and a paid two-month internship at Appnovation HQ in downtown Vancouver.

Important Dates:

  • February 1, 2015 – Applications open
  • February 15, 2015 – Applications close
  • March 1, 2015 – Selected participants notified
  • April 27 – May 22, 2015 – Competition runs
  • May 22, 2015 – Final presentations and winners chosen

Please send any inquiries to portico@appnovation.com