Contact and FAQ

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Questions and answers

I’m already running a business. Can I still register and participate?

This challenge is designed for pre-launch and early-stage startups. Teams cannot have raised $20,000 or more in financing or earned $20,000 or more in revenue. Teams cannot have been incorporated within the past year.

Is there a fee to register?

There is no registration fee.

Are the workshops available online?

The workshops are in-person only and are mandatory for participating teams to attend.

I have an idea for a business in a country other than Canada. Can I still participate in the challenge?

We would love to see your business ideas regardless of location. There is no geographical restriction on the business ideas submitted for the challenge.