All prizes in the Start-up Challenge 2021

Published on 05/05/2021 at 09:50updated on 08/05/2021 at 11:10 AM

START-UP CHALLENGE. You only have a few days left to register for the Les Affaires Start-up Challenge, presented by National Bank. Here’s what you can win if you win the honors of this 6th edition:

To register for the Start-up Challenge before May 9, 2021, click here:

All finalists will get:

  • For all finalists where 25% of the company’s shares are held by women, a coaching session is offered by a Femmessor professional followed by a coaching session by a Femmessor expert.
  • Four finalists from the technology sector will receive one hour of coaching at Inovia Capital. Inovia Capital is a venture capital firm that partners with brave entrepreneurs who want to build technology companies with global and sustainable success. It accompanies entrepreneurs by offering them a targeted long-term mentoring program, access to a global network of talent and strategic support for their international expansion.
  • For finalists from the larger Quebec City region, Immeubles Roussin is offering free office rental of approximately 500 square feet (heated, lit, parking) for six months.

To the finalists, two prizes will be awarded:

Grand Prize (awarded by the jury)

ang Grand Prize will be awarded by the competition jury following the public presentation of the 10 finalists. The final will be held June 8 from 4 pm almost. To qualify for the Grand Prize, at least one member of each finalist team must demonstrate their start-up and why it will change its industry or the world of tomorrow within a 3-minute pitch.

The winner of Grand Prize Get:

  • A $ 10,000 scholarship from the National Bank
  • $ 2,000 in consulting services of your choice, depending on your needs, from National Bank partners: Lex Start (legal services), Opério (accounting consulting), Réseau Mentorat (tutoring for entrepreneurs) and La Factry, school of creativity (online training)
  • An article in the Les Affaires newspaper as well as on lesaffaires.com, a quarterly follow-up by a journalist from Les Affaires for 12 months, an advertising credit on the Les Affaires website worth $ 10,000, a one-year subscription digital edition of the newspaper Les Affaires, which costs $ 24.99 before taxes;
  • 1 hour of personalized coaching from David Nault, managing partner of Luge Capital;
  • Personalized support from Montreal inc. in the form of a 10 -hour bank over two months involving its team and its network of 450 coaches
  • A one year membership in the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Montreal
  • Somewhere in Impact and Integration Digital Gateway of innovation hub of the HEC Montréal entrepreneurial base. This initiative, in collaboration with Digihub Shawinigan, Entreprendre ici and Groupe 3737, allows non-programmed entrepreneurs to participate in certain activities of these organizations, including the activities of the National Bank Accelerator and the EntrePrism incubator. . La Passerelle also consists of a personalized meeting with the entrepreneur to advise him on his journey and give him access to coworking spaces (when the current situation allows it) as well as the option to apply for one of the accompaniment program.

People’s Choice Award (awarded by popular vote on Facebook)

ang People’s Choice Award will be awarded based on a public vote that will nominate a winner from the list of finalists who accept that their video will be published on the Les Affaires Facebook page. Each finalist has the choice of whether or not the public will accept or no longer access their video. Voting will take place from the announcement of finalists until June 8, 1 pm In the event that the Grand Prize and People’s Choice Award are presented to the same company, the second company with the most votes from the public will receive the People’s Choice Award.

The winner of People’s Choice Award Get:

  • $ 2,000 in consulting services of your choice, depending on your needs, from National Bank partners: Lex Start (legal services), Opério (accounting consulting), Réseau Mentorat (tutoring for entrepreneurs) and La Factry, school of creativity (online training)
  • An article in the Les Affaires newspaper as well as on lesaffaires.com, follow-up after a year by a journalist from Les Affaires, advertising credit on the Les Affaires website worth $ 5,000, a one-year digital subscription to the newspaper of Les Affaires worth $ 24.99 before tax
  • Personalized support from Montreal inc. in the form of a 10 -hour bank over two months involving its team and its network of 450 coaches
  • A one year membership in the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Montreal
  • 1 hour of personalized coaching from Serge Beauchemin, CEO Anges Québec Capital

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