AAGEF Entrepreneur Challenge 2020

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Toronto, ON 

About us

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AAGEF Ontario, with over 2,000 executives, is a networking association of French Elite Graduate Schools alumni, living and working in Ontario. We also welcome Ontario-based alumni of Canadian and global Elite Universities. In October 2019, AAGEF Ontario successfully hosted its 83rd event. All our events are open to everyone and are conducted in English during the presentation. Networking is bilingual English/ French.

AAGEF Entrepreneur Challenge is in its sixth year. And since its inception in 2015, the event has garnered a lot of interest and traction in the business community.

Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020

 

Time: 5:30 pm

Venue: Alliance Française, 24 Spadina Rd, Toronto, Ontario

 

2020 Applicants

We are now welcoming applications from the most exciting start-ups to be a part of our 2020 challenge. For the startup community, it's a perfect platform to be coached and advised by the industry top leaders.

 

Application Deadline: Thursday, October 1, 2020

 

All entrepreneurs are invited to apply. Upon submission, all applications will be reviewed by our selection committee. And then, the three finalists will be announced on Monday, November 2, 2020.

 

The three selected entrepreneurs will present in front of a jury of investors and top executives. The winners will be awarded cash gifts and prizes besides the invaluable guidance from top executives.

 
 

Testimonials

Sebastien Gendron

Co-Founder & CEO, Transpod Hyperloop

ISAE-SUPAERO

"I strongly encourage entrepreneurs to participate in this challenge. It's an excellent bridge to introduce your product and company to the European market as you will have the opportunity to pitch your project in front of the industrial partners, both from Canada and Europe."

Lisa Mattam

Founder & CEO, Sahajan

McMaster University

"My participation in the 2016 Challenge was an enlightening and rewarding experience. Even though our brand had received initial traction, including being the only Canadian brand selected for Sephora's Inaugural Accelarator, the pitch competition helped me to translate that success and convey the potential of the brand to investors, buyers and other supporters in more relevant fashion. I gained great insight from jury members and invaluable contacts, including a potential investor."

Mikhael Taye

Business Development Officer, Able Innovations 

Challenge Winner 2019, McGill University

"The AAGEF 2019 Entrepreneur Challenge was a fantastic experience for Able Innovations. We received an excellent opportunity to gain exposure for our venture and network with influential individuals to forward our business goals. This competition is an ideal opportunity for Canadian entrepreneurs to gain exposure with a new audience and form novel partnerships to take their ventures to the next level." 

 

Past Events

 

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Press

radio-canada.ca

Un tremplin pour les entrepreneurs torontois

PUBLIÉ LE MARDI 1 OCTOBRE 2019

lemetropolitain.com

Prix Entrepreneur Challenge 2019

L-express.ca

Du matériel innovant pour les infirmiers et aidants

 

Contact us

To know more about the AAGEF Entrepreneur Challenge 2020

Bruno Lebeault,

President - AAGEF Ontario

Email: Bruno.lebeault@gmail.com

Cell: 416-500-2602

© 2019 by AAGEF Ontario