Accelerate your startup’s tech adoption!
Call for ambitious startup entrepreneurs who want to create business relations with Desjardins, Microsoft, Deloitte, KPMG, Hydro-Québec & other major Canadian organizations and commercialize their impactful innovation successfully.
Accelerating world-changing startups.
If your startup has the ambition to make a global impact, join us to collaborate, innovate with key industry partners and get the chance to win more than 100 000$ in grants and prizes!
Challenges designed by industry leaders to solve core social issues!
For more information about the eligibility criteria, learn more below!
Potential opportunities to collaborate with industry leaders and grow your startup!
Enter for the chance to receive more than $100,000 in prizes & grants for the winning teams!
- Operating in Canada or if not incorporated, team with at least a founder that is a resident of Canada aged 18 and over at the time of registration;
- Team of 2+ (incorporate or not);
- At minimum with a prototype when registering.
- Be in the process of launching your product or assessing your capitals needs;
- Have high growth potential and global impact targets
**The following are not eligible as participants: members of the challenges givers teams – not necessarily the whole organizations, members of the jury and people with whom they are domiciled, mentors and people with whom they are domiciled**
In partnership with the Cooperathon and our partner organizations’ teams, we are offering a unique tailored parcours & prizes for ambitious startup entrepreneurs to save you time, accelerate your access to market and increase your chances of success
Access to the competition’s GLOBAL platform, find missing talent & connect with specialized mentors.
Access to the tailored program to the needs of startups with prototypes, looking to validate their project.
Access to a highly specialized mentor for personalized follow-up & la-carte workshops.
Access to the group and private meetings with challenge company & potential of a follow-up meeting post-competition.
Personalized coordination by Foundry/Desjardins and Montreal NewTech team to guide the teams to find the right challenge for their solution and connect them with the program partners.
the Beta category, value of $ 25,000.
Winning teams from each challenge will receive
a direct scholarship of $5,000.
Desjardins Foundry program and MontrealNewTech.
Between $5,000 to $10,000 in services to the
startup to be defined together.
a grant to the winner of their Open Innovation Challenge.