Startup Weekend Femmes Montréal 3.0

Last July 7, 8 and 9 at Sid Lee, took place Startup Weekend Femmes Montréal 3.0, a 54-hour entrepreneurial competition during which you female entrepreneurs transformed their idea into a concrete business with the help of female and male collaborators.  The aim of the event was to celebrate female entrepreneurship and encourage women to launch their own business.  

»  See the photo album

During the weekend, participants had access to :

  • 45 high-level business coaches
  • 2 professionnal workshops (Market Validation/The Art of Pitch)
  • 1 Pitch Clinic

The event culminated into a series of 5-minute pitchs in front of a jury, which was formed by Amélie Morency (The Foodroom), Isabelle Mallet (Disruptive Agent), Julie Delisle (Beeye), Sergio Escobar (Founder Institute) and Yeona Jang (eXplorance).  Teams were in the race to win high-value prizes :

  • Startup kits offered by Fondation Montréal inc.
  • Access to École des Entrepreneurs "Bâtir son entreprise" workshop
  • 1 ticket to Startupfest
  • 3-month access to coworking spaces Espace L, La Gare et Tableau Blanc
  • Year-long data hosting and domain name by Likuid
  • 1 access to pitch at Mtl Newtech's Demo Night


1st place :  Toyzilla, a toy subscription service to allow for more toys without the inconvenience.

Featuring: Stephanie IP, Rebecca Van Der Mije, Rowena D'souza, Audrey Leduc, Miriam Benkirane, Patrick Desmarais.


2nd place : LovMix, ready-to-make natural body care product kits, made easy.

Featuring:  Edith Viau, Liz Boyer, Edith Sevigny-Martel, Alina Grenier-Arellano and Julie Tremblay.


3rd place : Undigo, a ready to use and sterilized pair of underwear, in a beautiful capsule.

Featuring: Patrice Laflamme, Stéphanie Labelle and their furry friend, Baccus.


Coup de coeur : Belle & Belly, an online maternity clothes subscription service.

Featuring: Isabelle Montminy, Maud Verney, Caroline Papazian.


Special mention to : B.AI, a tool using computer vision to help you find the perfect outfits.



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» Official video of Startup Weekend Femmes Montréal 2016









Startup Weekend Femmes Montréal 2016



On July 8, 9 and 10 2016, a Startup Weekend Femmes Montréal open to both men and women took place at Sid Lee.  Organized by Fondation Montréal inc., the official ambassador of the event was Marie-Josée Lamothe, Managing Director, Branding at Google Canada.  

A startup weekend is a 54-hour immersive experience in entrepreneurship where influent members from the business community and expert coaches come to mentor teams.  The participants, avant-garde women and male collaborators, build a functional startup during the weekend which is based on action and innovation.   

» Press release

» Photo album


1st place :  RadART

RadART is a platform which connects artists with art lovers.


2nd place : SOS NOW

SOS NOW is a mobile application which allows health professionnals to responds to emergencys quickly.


3rd place : MAP MOI

MAP MOI (now Huxxi) is a geolocalisaiton mobile application for garage sales.


Coup de Coeur:  Le Curieux

Le Curieux is a mobile application which present current news to children aged between 9 and 12.