Compete for cash prizes and the chance to develop your product at Red River College’s ACE Project Space – including office space, access to student developers and support from an amazing team of experienced project managers.
In It to Win It: Earn Your Way into Manitoba Entrepreneurship
WIN Cash Prizes
Chase your vision – and the money! Thousands of dollars in cash will be awarded for extraordinary feats of entrepreneurship as you move from idea to MVP in one weekend June 9-11.
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.
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.
WIN $600 in credits for incorporation services. Top 3 qualifying ideas also win 30 minutes consultation courtesy TDS Law.
WIN over $1,500 in startup services including Quickbooks license and quick set up, 3 hours bookkeeping training, 2 hours with a business expert and one hour SRED service courtesy MNP.
Top three qualifying ideas WIN $600 toward branding, marketing or web services with Relish New Brand Experience Inc. and 1 hour consultation.
WIN $600 toward user experience strategy, consulting or usability testing services with Caribou.
Top three qualifying ideas will receive free website hosting for one year from Pegboard Hosting.
WIN $1,000 worth of telephone services including 4 desk phones with 1 year local calling, toll-free number, and Canada/USA long distance calling courtesy of LES.NET.