STUDENTS GO IN
BUSINESSES COME OUT
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:
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 the University of Ottawa, Capital Entrepreneurs, the Ontario Centres of Excellence, Invest Ottawa, Gowling WLG and Logan Katz LLP.
WHAT WE DO
Be a current student or recent graduate student at the University of Ottawa.
Be a current student at Carleton University, Algonquin College and La Cité college.
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).
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 college, there is no guarantee that the additional stipends can be obtained.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
University of Ottawa
January 17, 2017
Application deadline SUG 2017
for Startup Garage 2017
February 2, 2017, 11:59 p.m.
Final Results SUG 2017
March 6, 2017
Startup Garage Rally 2017
August 30, 2017
for Startup Garage 2018
November 16, 2017
NEW APPLICATIONS OPEN NOVEMBER 16, 2017