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

 

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

FUNDS

SPACE

MENTORSHIP

TRAINING

Up to $16,500 (depending on your eligibility) to help you launch your business.

A workplace is provided in Ottawa.

Guidance from business experts to help your company grow faster.

Sales, marketing, financing, pitching and more!

The program is delivered through the generous support of the University of Ottawa, Gowling WLG,
Logan Katz LLP., and BMO Startup Garage Fund.

WHAT WE DO

MANDATORY

BONUS

BONUS

18-29

Be 18 to 29 years old on June 1, 2018, and reside in Ottawa or Eastern Ontario (must be in Ottawa from June through August).

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

Applicants are strongly encouraged to build a team with diverse expertise.

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. Please note that for the 2018 cohort, this applicant must be a current full-time or part-time student at the University of Ottawa, or be a recent graduate (within the past 2 years) from the University of Ottawa.

 

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.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

NOV

13-19

University Of Ottawa

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017


GEW Startup Career Fair

November 14, 2017

 

Launch of Startup Garage 2018

November 16, 2017

 

Financing for Startups

November 17, 2017

 

Startup Weekend

November 18-19, 2017

 

And more!

Nov

16

Applications open

for Startup Garage 2018
November 16, 2017

JAN

25

Application deadline

for Startup Garage 2018

January 25, 2018, 11:59 p.m.

mar

19

Final Results

Week of March 19th, 2018

Applications for 2018 are now closed

IMPORTANT DATES

 

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