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Process To Find Personal Insurance Quotes In Ontario

There are a variety of insurance companies in Ontario. These companies can provide a CCV Ontario who are wanting to obtain a policy. The coverage of personal insurance can vary. Personal insurance offers numerous types of coverage that a person can benefit from. The policies can include personal protection of jewelry, automobile, home, and other insurance needs. Being able to have the opportunity to purchase coverage for protection can be useful in the future. If a situation occurs that is unexpected, it will be nice to know that the policy will protect the assets under the coverage plan.

When an individual begins to look for personal coverage, it is critical to review the options that Ontario has to offer. Personal insurance quotes in Ontario can be obtained from different agencies. Being able to have more than one quote can determine the cheapest policy that the person can purchase. There is nothing wrong with going with a cheaper agency. What is important, is to make sure that the cheapest insurance quote in Ontario will cover all the personal needs that are needed. That way, the individual can put their mind at ease and know that the money they are paying for the policy is going to benefit their needs.

If a person is not sure exactly what insurance policy should purchase, an agent can explain the variety of coverage that can be given. The agent can include all the coverage that the individual is wanting into the quote. The quote is approximately what the person will be paying to get their coverage started and what their payment would be. Knowing that information can be critical because there would no large amount of unexpected cost when it is time to finalize the policy.

There are many qualified and knowledgeable personal insurance companies who can provide informative information to the individual about the coverage that the policy will offer. This is useful to the individual because the information will help the person understand exactly what coverage they are paying for.

After the person has found the quote that they can afford, the process of obtaining their coverage can begin. This part of the procedure usually does not take very much time. The agent will go over the coverage again to make sure the policy is accurate. Then the payment can be made for the coverage. Once that is complete, the personal insurance policy will be an effect, and coverage begins for the individual.

The competition is open to all B.C. college and university students as well as young professionals within 2 years of graduation. Participants will have to apply in teams of 2 or 3, with at least one technical person on the team.

Contest Requirements

- Submissions have to be entered by a team of 2 or 3.
- Each team must have at least one person with technical background. The technical person either needs to be enrolled in a computer science program or equivalent or have sufficient working knowledge of programming to be able to develop a product or prototype of the product.
- Each team must be composed of undergraduate, graduate or alumni students within two years of graduation.
- Each video submission must be no more than one minute long. Video submissions over the allowed time will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
- Competing businesses/ideas must be in the preliminary stages of development
- Companies that exist prior to the SSC involvement who merely recruit a student to become eligible for the competition, are not eligible to compete for the prizes and the competition. The SSC is an educational experience and teams not working towards this end may be disqualified. Launch Academy reserves the right to review companies on a case-by-case basis and decide on eligibility accordingly. Teams that are unsure of their eligibility are expected to contact Launch Academy by email at
- Example of an eligible team: A team of students who are the originators of the startup idea. The team is composed of two students from a computer science program and one student from the business administration program.
- Example of an ineligible team: A Vancouver-based startup recruited a student team to work on a particular feature of their startup. The students are not the originators of the idea.
- All participants of SSC must be at least 16 years of age.
- Winning team are expected to participate in the SSC program at Launch Academy and complete the program's deliverables from June to September

Judging Criteria
(The top 10 teams with the most votes will enter the second round of judging. Judges include Boris Wertz, Meredith Powell, Jonathan Bixby, Greg Caws, and Kiranjit Sidhu)
- Startup Viability: How viable is your idea? Is there a market for it? Does it solve a realistic pain? Is it within the boundaries of reality?
- Originality: How unique and original is your idea? How is it different from your competitors?
- Potential: How big is your target market? How disruptive can it be?

Contest Timeline

Round nameStarts onEnds on
Submission roundMay 1, 2014 @ 12:00 AM (PDT)May 23, 2014 @ 11:59 PM (PDT)
Voting roundMay 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM (PDT)May 30, 2014 @ 11:59 PM (PDT)

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