Techstars Startup Weekend Montreal Sustainable Development

    Friday, November 10 - 12, 2017

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Techstars Startup Weekend Montreal Sustainable Development

Friday, November 10 - 12, 2017

Friday, November 10 - 12, 2017
Event starts at 5:30 pm

Potloc Office
160 Rue saint viateur
Office 811
Montréal , Quebec H2T 1A8

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Improve your city



Une compétition entrepreneuriale qui s’étend sur 54h, durant laquelle les participants doivent mettre en place un projet d’entreprise viable.Pour relever ce défi, tu seras plongé dans une atmosphère unique !L’évènement se déroule dans les bureaux de Potloc, dans le Mile end et débute vendredi soir avec les « Pitch Fire ». C’est à ce moment que tu pourras présenter ton idée ou bien joindre l’équipe de ton choix.Le samedi & dimanche tu seras encadré des meilleurs mentors pour développer ton plan d’affaire. Et devine quoi ? Tous les repas sont inclus durant le Weekend !

Improve your City. Ton projet d’affaire devra s’inscrire dans le développement durable. Mais pas seulement, ta future startup devra agir à l’échelle de la ville de Montréal, d’un quartier voire d’un voisinage.   

Que tu sois expérimenté, novice ou juste curieux, le Startup Weekend s’adresse à toi !Cet évènement est un accélérateur de projets, en seulement 54h tu passeras d’une simple idée à un projet d’entreprise viable.C’est aussi une opportunité d’agrandir ton réseau avec des professionnels mais aussi d’autres personnes partageant tes ambitions.

**Quoi ? **
3 journées d’exception
160 Rue saint Viateur, #811, Bureaux de Potloc
**Quand ? **
Le 10 Novembre à partir de 18h
11 et 12 Novembre jusqu'à 21h (tu pourras même dormir sur place)
75$ early bird
85$ Normal
Événement ouvert à tous (pas seulement aux étudiants)
Si vous avez des questions, n’hésitez pas à contacter


An entrepreneurship competition of 54 hours, in which all the participants has to propose a viable startup project at the end. To make it possible, you will find yourself in a unique atmosphere!
This year the event will take place in Potloc office in the Mile end and will start Friday night with the “Pitch fire” session. At this moment you will be able to present your idea or join the team of your choice.
On saturday and Sunday, you will be guided with the best mentors to develop your business plan. And guess what ? All the meals are including during the week-end!

Improve your city. Your project should coincide with sustainable development. But not only, your future startup will have to act at the scale of Montreal.

Rather you are experimented, beginner or simply curious, the Startup Week-end is for you!
This evenement is an accelerator of projects, in only 54 hours, you’ll go from an idea to a viable business project.
It is also an amazing opportunity for networking with professionals but also lots of people sharing your values and ambitions.
Ready for this adventure ?
3 amazing days
160 Rue saint viateur, #811, bureaux de Potloc
The 10th of November, starting at 6pm The 11th and 12th until 9pm (you can sleep there!)
75$ early birds
85$ normal

  Open to everyone (not only to the student community)
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to send an email at

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Friday November 10th

5:30 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

6:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants

6:45 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders

7:30 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch

9:00 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

9:15 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas

10:00 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Saturday November 11th

8:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

8:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help

2:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!

6:30 pm

7:30 pm
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help

10:00 pm
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday November 12th

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

10:00 am
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions

12:00 pm

12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS

3:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place

4:00 pm

5:00 pm
Final Presentations

7:30 pm
Judging & Awards

8:30 pm

9:00 pm
Go Home!

Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Montreal is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Ulysse
  • Julia
  • Floriane
  • Chloe
  • edouard


Myles Foster
Organizer, Mentor & Judges

Myles started his entrepreneurship career when he founded a startup at Startup Weekend. Over 3 years he managed to raise a $100k seed round, build a mobile app that lets people skip the line at popular food locations on campus, and secure a Fortune 500 company as a customer. 

Myles currently works at Payment Rails, at Montreal Startup that is making payouts for marketplace businesses painless.

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