The Cooperathon enables you to create a startup driving social change around 4 themes: Finance, Health, Education and Energy/Environment. It’s 25 days of coaching with $100,000 in prizes to be won. A competition for citizens who want to have a positive impact on their community.
During Cooperathon’s 25 day program, entrepreneurs, experts, professionals and engaged citizens from all horizons meet up to develop socially responsible projects.
Teams grow thanks to the involvement of community, academic and industrial partners who accompany the participants through the development of their project, from idea to prototype.
Imagined by the Mouvement Desjardins, first financial cooperative in Canada, the Cooperathon is a competition for all who wish to explore, experiment and create for their community.
Each theme ties into UNITED NATIONS' substainable development goals.
For whom? Students, recent graduates, professionals, leaders, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, hackers, citizens, industry experts. The Cooperathon is a competition for all who wish to explore, experiment and create for their community.
When? From september 26th to november 1st 2018