There are various competitions across the McGill campus and Montreal that may be of interest to entrepreneurs, such as business plan competitions, elevator pitch contests, accelerator programs, etc. The following provide more details on specific ones currently taking place:
McGill Dobson Cup
As McGill's premier startup competition, startup teams will have the opportunity to compete for over $100,000 in cash prizes, awarded as seed funding to the most promising companies across 4 Tracks: Innovation Driven Enterprise, Small & Medium Enterprise, Social Enterprise, Health Sciences
Deadline: January 18, 2017
Fondation Montreal Inc. Grants -Upcoming submission deadlines for 2017
February 3, 2017, before 5 p.m.
May 12, 2017, before 5 p.m.
Fondation will hold information sessions for all entrepreneurs who are planning on submitting a grant application. It is a fantastic opportunity to meet us and get all the answers to your questions regarding the grant application process, the evaluation and eligibility criterias.
January 24, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (in French) Register
January 26, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (in English) Register
*Webinar: January 11, noon to 1 p.m. (bilingual) Register
Training on startup costs and financial forecasts
January 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (in French) Register