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 is provided in 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 the University of Ottawa, Gowling WLG and
Logan Katz LLP., and BMO Financial Group.

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. 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. Please note that for the 2018 cohort, applicants must be from current full time or part time students at the University of Ottawa, or to recent graduates (within the past 2 years) from the University of Ottawa will be accepted.

 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

JAN

25

Application deadline

for Startup Garage 2018

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

mar

19

Final Results

Week of March 19th, 2018

IMPORTANT DATES

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