Discovery Foundation’s Discover your Pitch, presented by JABC, is an exclusive investor pitch competition for B.C. high school students to take their business and presentation skills and knowledge to the next level.
Who can participate?

JA students from all over B.C. who have taken JA Be Entrepreneurial or JA Company Program during the 2022/23 school year have the opportunity to participate. Top teams from these programs will be invited to register for Discover your Pitch.

Time Commitment

Four to six hours will be required over the five-week competition.

2023 Program Dates
  • Pitch Foundations Workshop: Wednesday, April 5, 2023 | 4:00 PM-5:30 PM PST
  • 1:1 Pitch Coaching 1 : April 11 – 21, 2023
  • Preliminary Competitions: April 24 – 28, 2023
  • 1:1 Pitch Coaching 2 (finalists): May 1 – 5, 2023
  • Provincial Finals: Week of May 8 (Date and Time TBC)

For registration inquiries, contact Jesslyn Smith, Program Manager – High School at

Preparing for the Pitch

Students may pitch a businesses product or service. All businesses must be original and developed within the parameters of JA’s senior entrepreneurship programs. Business ideas may be subject to vetting to ensure they meet these requirements.

Each team is allowed a maximum of three presenters, however, all team members can participate in workshops and practice sessions.

Teams from across B.C. will then pitch their business ideas to a panel of top B.C. business leaders for a chance to win cash prizes. 

Discover your Pitch Final Competition



Check out our 2021-2022 Discover your Pitch Report