THE FORGE BUSINESS INCUBATOR
Got a prototype? Want to grow your early-stage startup?
This is a free limited-enrollment program for anyone actively working on an early-stage business. Work with professional advisors to take your early-stage product or service to the next level. Get access to dedicated office space, prototyping equipment, one-on-one mentorship, professional services, up to $3000 in seed funding, and the Forge's investor network. Accelerate your revenue growth, polish your product and learn how to talk to investors. Click here to learn more. Deadline to apply is July 31, 2019.
THE FORGE STARTUP SCHOOL
Got a business idea? Ready to make it a reality?
Spend 14 weeks working intensively with our entrepreneurs-in-residence and mentors at McMaster Innovation Park to gain the tools you need to run an efficient startup. The Forge co-working space and makerspace will be open to you for the duration of the program.
Deadline to apply is September 12, 2019. Contact mariya(at)theforge.mcmaster.ca for details.
STUDENT STARTUP COMPETITION
The competition has closed for 2019. Check back in Fall 2019 for details on next year's competition.
Students can enter the Student Startup Competition to compete for up to $100,000 in cash as well as a spot in our Summer Startup Academy. The Academy runs every summer from May to August, and provides 12 McMaster University student teams with a summer grant to work on their startup inside The Forge at McMaster Innovation Park.
Click here to learn more.
HEALTH ENTREPRENEUR BOOTCAMP
Keep your eyes peeled for information about more bootcamp sessions - coming soon!
A small group of pre-seed HealthTech entrepreneurs will spend two intensive days getting their burning questions answered and networking in the health innovation ecosystem. We will cover: health economics, regulatory pathways, raising capital, IP strategy, quality and risk management. You will meet clinicians, hospital administrators, investors, and other HealthTech startups.