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 any university part of the Greater Montreal area.

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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