The principal author of the business idea must be between 18 and 35 years old and either be a student, a foreign student or a graduate of one of the following Montreal universities*:
- Concordia University
- École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC)
- École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS)
- École Polytechnique
- McGill University
- Université de Montréal
- Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
*Proof of age and education will be required if your idea is chosen as one of the 10 finalists and/or the winner of the ''Popular vote".
Find here the selection criteria.
Foreign student holding ideally, a valide Visa until 2019 are eligible.
The permanent staff of entrepreneurship centres at participating universities are not eligible to enter the challenge.