Idea Contest

From September 25 to November 1st, submit your business idea to the Leverage Your Idea University Challenge to validate its potential and stand the chance to win several high value prizes ! If you are a student, foreign student or a university graduate aged from 18 to 35, you are eligible to enter the Challenge.

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In order to stimulate the creation of startups, finalists and participants will be invited at a 24-hours entrepreneurial bootcamp on November 17 and 18. The event provided the participants the skills and tools they need to get their ideas off the ground. Three winners will be selected by a jury at the end of the bootcamp.

See lats year's winners : 

Fellipe Monteiro and Xavier Freeman
Discover their project here.

Émilie Veilleux and Isabelle Arcoite
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Discover their project here.

Sébastien Labine and Mathieu Leduc-Frenette (absent on the photo)
Discover their project here.

See the 2015 contest final photo album.
See the 2016 bootcamp photo album here.


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An initiative of Fondation Montréal Inc., this contest is intended to promote entrepreneurship on Montreal college campuses and identify young students and graduates with good business ideas with the objective of motivating them to create new businesses.

The National Bank, official sponsor of the contest, has joined the initiative to help the next generation of entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life.

The donation of the Banque Nationale to Fondation Montréal Inc. is closely connected to the founding mission of our institution, which was established more than 150 years ago to support entrepreneurs and the business community.


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