Apply to The Forge Startup School to Launch Your Business Idea in 12 weeks

| September 8, 2020
Submitted by Sandie Kantor

Forge is looking for innovators who are dreaming about launching their innovative business idea or early-stage startup. They will select up to 20 teams or individuals into Startup School.

How Startup School works:

  • If accepted, you will attend weekly live online entrepreneurship workshops to gain the tools to build your successful company.
  • You will receive support and mentorship to grow your startup and access to The Forge resources, such as the rapid prototyping facility (makerspace) and meeting rooms.
  • This program is a great way to develop your idea further, before applying to the Forge’s $100K pitch competition in spring.


  • Dates: Every Tuesday from September 29 – December 15, 2020
  • Time: 1 – 3 p.m. (EST)
  • Cost: FREE for McMaster University students & recent alumni ($75 deposit refunded upon completion of program).
  • Virtual

Questions about the program? Email

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