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Enter the Den

Enter the Den is a business plan competition for Thunder Bay high school students.  Inspired by the popular Canadian TV show, the Dragon’s Den, students must research, present, and defend their project in front of a panel of judges. The goal of this project is to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship among high school students.

Click here to access the Enter the Den website and learn more about the competition.

Congratulations to the 2023 Enter the Den Finalist that presented their business plans to a panel of judges on Tuesday May 9th at Lakehead University. All the participants did a great job and impressed the judges and the audience with their entrepreneurial spirit.

2023 ETD Semifinalists

2023 Grade 7-8 Winners

1st Place – Owen Lemoine with Breakaway Films

2nd Place – Moiz Mushir Syed & Suyash Choudri with Blizzify

3rd Place – Alexis Kruchak with Crazy Cuisine

2023 Grade 9-12 Winners

1st Place – Kaydee Vondrasek with Vondesignco

2nd Place – Avery Brodeur with Love For Dogs

3rd Place – Tyson Galloway with Thunder Bay Chips

2023 ETD Final Judges

Dave Barrow-Projects committee Chair, TBV, Lauren Rigato-Owner of Superior Digital , Anton Demetrakopoulos-Owner of Nurse Next Door, The Relax Hotel and Robins Donuts, Sharleen Huotari-Copperfin Credit Union and Mike Klyweght-CEO of AirSuite Inc.