The Quartier de l'innovation & MTL NewTech at Startupfest 2018

The Quartier de l'innovation & MTL NewTech at Startupfest 2018

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The Quartier de l'innovation & MTL NewTech at Startupfest 2018

Published on:
June 29, 2018
Event date:
Friday, 29 June, 2018 (All day)

The Quartier de l'innovation et MTL Newtech are joining forces to organize a pitch contest for startups! Through this partenship we offer entrepreneurs the opportunity to participate in Startupfest 2018 with $150 passes.

Startupfest is a five-day conference on the business of startups. It brings together industry veterans and fresh faces, thought leaders and technology giants from around the world, for a series of lean, fast-paced events. It includes startup launches, inspiring keynotes, and deep-dives into mobility, gaming, and web businesses.

Here is the Quartier de l'innovation/MTL NewTech schedule:

1. PITCH CONTEST : THURSDAY 12/07 + FRIDAY 13/07

The principle of the contest is simple: The pitch contest will take place in Quartier de l’innovation/MTL NewTech’s tent and entrepreneurs will have to answer this question in less than 2 minutes: "How is my startup positively impacting society?"
Everything will be filmed and the videos will allow the selection committee and the public to decide the winners.

The prizes:

>>> GRAND PRIZE Most impactful message (juged by a selection committe)

- 500$ in cash
- The production of a promotional video for the winner which will be broadcasted on the Quartier de l’innovation’s website for our Startup of the Month.They will can use it to promote your business. 
- This video will be promoted on Quartier de l’innovation and MTL NewTech’s networks. 
- 1 ticket for StartupFest 2019
- 2h of coaching from MTL NewTech
- Access to the pitch round "startup of impact" at the Coopérathon 2018
***Overall value: ~5000$***

>>> PUBLIC PRIZE

- 500$ in cash 
- 1 ticket for StartupFest 2019
- 2h of coaching from MTL NewTech
- Access to the pitch round of the QI_Connexion for Coopérathon in September 2018
***Overall value: ~$1500***

>>> TECHNOLOGIC PRIZE Best startup idea pitch from the scientific opportunities from Aligo Innovation and Univalor

- 500$ in cash 
- 1 ticket for StartupFest 2019
- 2h of coaching from MTL NewTech
- Access to the pitch round of the QI_Connexion for Coopérathon in September 2018*
*if your project has a social impact
***Overall value: ~$1500***

 

2. THURSDAY 12/07 - Technological opportunities

Aligo Innovation and Univalor are giving you the opportunity to develop already existing technologies by offering you financial grants. Come discover our technology board, meet Aligo and Univalor and get the opportunity to grow these cutting edge technologies. Inspired by one of these innovative technologies ? Take part in our pitch contest and get the chance to win our Tech Prize.

 

3. FRIDAY 13/07 - Social impact consulting

Come meet Coopérathon and the Maison de l'innovation sociale (MIS) teams on Friday in order to see how your project can have a positive impact on society. This will also be a time to learn more about Cooperathon’s 2018 program and MIS’ civic incubator.

 

YOUR TICKET FOR STARTUPFEST 2018 AT A REDUCED PRICE OF $ 150

Thanks to our partnership with MTL NewTech, we offer startups tickets at a discounted price of $ 150 (quantities are limited and some criterias must be met).
To get your $150 tickets, click here !

 

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