1st Place: $1,000
Fan Favourite: $500
2nd Place: $500
Weekend Prizes: 10 x $100
ACE Project Space: Top two qualifying ideas will be offered an office space for four months at the ACE Project Space. As an Entrepreneurs-in-Residence you will have the chance to work with interested RRC ACE students to develop a prototype of your project and receive access to all the services offered by the ACE Project Space. The four-month period could be extended based on students’ interests.
Fabrication Lab Membership: WIN a six-month Corporate Membership at the North Forge Fabrication Lab. Receive 24-hour access to the lab’s 3D printing, CNC milling, metal fabrication equipment and more, while also working with fellow members who offer experience and advice to help you bring your idea to life.
North Forge Startup Program: Win a six-month term in the North Forge Startup Program. Includes Tier 1 mentorship from a group that has founded, funded, scaled, and exited companies. You’ll be introduced to investors, fellow founders, and provided with the resources you can use to grow your company.
Office Space: WIN North Forge Startup Space at 125 Adelaide in the heart of Innovation Alley close to the Fabrication Lab and ACE Project Space. You’ll have an Exchange District address, Tier 1 fibre internet, phone system and the opportunity to work alongside other founders.
Legal Services: WIN $600 in credits for incorporation services. Top 3 qualifying ideas also win 30 minutes consultation courtesy of TDS Law.
Accounting Services: WIN over $1,500 in startup services including Quickbooks license and quick set up, three hours bookkeeping training, two hours with a business expert and one hour SRED service courtesy of MNP.
Agency Services: Top three qualifying ideas WIN $600 toward branding, marketing or web services with Relish New Brand Experience Inc. and one hour consultation.
UX Services: WIN $600 toward user experience strategy, consulting or usability testing services with Caribou.
Hosting Services: Top three qualifying ideas will receive free website hosting for one year from Pegboard Hosting.