$20,000 CAD grants for Montreal early stage startups

Grant+ program ditches age restrictions

Montreal Inc has just changed its entry requirements to now include entrepreneurs of any age group (over 18) and accept applications for up to $20,000 CAD grants.

How to qualify?

In order to be eligible to apply for the Grant+ program:

  • Entrepreneurs need to have a validated market and MVP
  • The product must either be on the market for less than one year and if not already on the market, short term go to market strategy is required
  • The entrepreneur must be over 18 years old
  • The entrepreneur must be working on the project full time
  • The entrepreneur must reside in Montreal
  • More entry requirements can be found here

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What is Grant+?

Grant+ is a yearly competition sponsored by Montreal Inc. offering Montreal’s startups up to $20,000 non-equity asked funding. The program has been going for ~25 years and offered grants to over 500 Montreal based startups. Forty startups will be awarded a $10,000 CAD grant. In the second phase of the competition, winning startups can be awarded another $10,000 CAD.

The time to apply is right now

September 15 – October 29, 2020. The submissions will be evaluated in November and December 2020.

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