Holiday Start-up Competition


The Holiday Start-up Competition is an opportunity to showcase the business or business idea you’ve been working on! You will pitch for a Holiday Prize Package, including the necessary resources and funds to run your business over the holidays!



  • $2,000 in accessible seed funding
  • Business cards (design and printing of 50 cards per team member)
  • Professional headshot
  • Business coaching


  • The Holiday Start-up Competition is open to students from SMU, MSVU, NSCAD, NSCC, and AST
  • Participants sign-up as individuals and are required to compete/pitch solo
  • Students from all faculties and disciplines are eligible

** Please note that this competition is only open to students at the above mentioned institutions**