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 students?

Foreign student holding ideally, a valide Visa until 2019 are eligible. 

Not eligible

The permanent staff of entrepreneurship centres at participating universities are not eligible to enter the challenge.

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