Front Row Ventures- $50k Student Entrepreneurship Prize

This year, we’re introducing a new prize to the lineup, for student entrepreneurs. This is a $50,000 investment under FRV's standard safe note, (subject to standard legal due diligence). Pitch your vision at new heights with this prize taking over the elevator with 360 degree views of Montreal. Front Row Ventures (FRV) is Canada’s leading university-focused and student-operated VC firm with a presence on 20+ university campuses across Canada. They are early-stage and industry-agnostic investors backing high impact student entrepreneurs with diverse backgrounds and ambitious technology-enabled ideas, and we’re thrilled to be introducing this opportunity to the 2023 lineup.


Eligibility Criteria


This prize is open to attendees of Startupfest working on a startup with at least one co-founder currently enrolled at a Canadian university or that has graduated no longer than 6 months ago. The company must also be incorporated in Canada.

NOTE: There will be wildcard spots available on site, but we recommend pre-registration to guarantee a time slot. REGISTER HERE. 


The Process

Where to Pitch?

Join the FRV ventures team at their zone in front of the elevator in the lounge, July 13 and 14, 12-3pm. 



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