DiscoverBox Start-Up Labs & Pitch Competition

By mmuise

DiscoverBox Start-Up Labs is designed to provide youth entrepreneurs with an opportunity to discover more about their own ability for creating unique and impactful responses to real-world challenges. The program allows students to develop skills in problem-solving, ideation, and entrepreneurship in order to develop their own community-focused business solutions. Start-Up Labs will allow youth entrepreneurs to work through their idea and create a solid foundation for moving forward. At the end of the program, participants will present their business pitch at our Pitch Competition with $10,000 in cash prizes to be won!

Comments on Funding:

Funding will take the form of grants of $250 per participant.

Deadline: Applications are closed. Stay tuned for future intake announcements.

Applicants must:

  • be current students of St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) and Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC);
  • have a business idea, a pre-existing business, or an idea for a community-focused initiative to work through during the program;
  • be able to attend all the workshops.
    Participants may register as a group or individual.
Application Steps:

Applicants must complete and submit the online application form.

Documentation Needed:

No specific documentation has been identified.

Other Things to Note:

The last application deadline was Friday, November 19th, 2021.

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