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Startup Garage is a 3-month program led by the University of Ottawa to foster and support youth entrepreneurship in the Ottawa area.

 

The program offers youth-led ventures the opportunity to accelerate their business by providing four essential tools:

FUNDS

SPACE

MENTORSHIP

TRAINING

Up to $18,000 (depending on your eligibility) to help you launch your business

A workplace provided by Invest Ottawa.

Guidance from business experts to help companies grow faster.

Sales, marketing, financing, pitching and more!




The program is delivered through the generous support of Capital Entrepreneurs, the Ontario Centres of Excellence, Invest Ottawa, Gowling WLG and Logan Katz LLP.

WHAT WE DO

MANDATORY

BONUS

BONUS

 

Be a current student or recent graduate student at the University of Ottawa

 

 

Be a current student at Carleton University, Algonquin College and La Cite Collegiale

18-29

Be 18 to 29 years old on June 1, 2017, and reside in Ottawa or Eastern Ontario (must be in Ottawa from June through August).

To be eligible to participate in the Startup Garage program, at least 1 company founder must be between the ages of 18 and 29, and be named as the applicant on the application form. Companies invited to participate in the program will be eligible for up to $16,500. Each company will be eligible for up to a $1,500 reimbursement of operating expenses. In addition, a maximum of 2   stipends of $7,500 are available if the applicant is affiliated to the University of Ottawa. If the applicant is affiliated to Carleton University, Algonquin College or La Cité Collégiale, there is no guarantee that the additional stipends can be obtained.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

NOV

15

OCT

21

JAN

17

Applications Open

GEW Startup Career Fair

University of Ottawa DMS4101 @ 4:00PM

Startup Tune-Up

University of Ottawa

TIME-TBD

MAR

6

FEB

2

Application deadline

11:59 p.m.

Final Results

APPLICATIONS OPEN OCTOBER 21st, 2016

IMPORTANT DATES

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