Call for Student Applications: McMaster’s $80,000 Startup Survivor Pitch Competition

| February 12, 2024
Submitted by Caitlin Costello for Student Experience

The wait is over… The Forge Startup Survivor program and pitch competition is back!

If you’re a McMaster student or alum with a new business idea, The Forge is here to help. All you need is a business idea and The Forge will help you figure out the rest of your journey with mentorship, funding, and resources.

Join Startup Survivor to start and build your business in just 4 months during Summer 2024!

You can apply as a team or solo. Program benefits include:

  1. $5,000 Funding for 10 teams
  2. Mentorship & business advisory
  3. Entrepreneurial workshops
  4. Pitch coaching
  5. $30,000 Pitch Competition
  6. Co-working space & makerspace
  7. 250+ Startup discounts
  8. Entrepreneur community

What you need to know:

  • Eligibility Forms are due by March 10 (Extended deadline!)
    • Tip: Submit your Eligibility Form as early as possible, so you have more time to work on the Application Form before the March 31 Deadline.
  • Visit our website for more information including how to apply.
  • Contact Mariya for questions:

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