$500k Challenge for QC Startups

The Government of Canada is launching a new initiative, the CED Fast Forward Challenge, aimed at helping young entrepreneurs in Quebec realize their business projects.

Quick Facts.

  • CED will accept business plans between Feb. 8 and Apr. 1.
  • In May, 20 finalists will be invited to present their projects to a panel of experts.
  • The top 10 applicants will each receive a $50k award to carry out their business projects.
  • Applicants must have an innovation that has at reached a technology readiness level of at least 6.



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