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Opportunities

150 Startups

Lean Startup Challenge

Entrepreneurship

The Lean Startup Challenges typically run from May 1, to October 31.

Eligible* Alberta post-secondary students or recent graduates chosen to represent their publicly funded college or university can earn almost $5,000 each by completing a series of Lean Startup** Challenges

* ELIGIBLE STUDENTS are defined as first time entrepreneurs*** who are a) post-secondary students that are currently taking three or more courses at one of Alberta’s publicly funded colleges or universities, b) currently taking a minimum of one course from one of Alberta’s publicly funded colleges or universities and have taken at least three courses during the last 12 months from one of Alberta’s publicly funded colleges or universities, or c) have graduated from one of Alberta’s publicly funded colleges or universities within the last 12 months.

** LEAN STARTUP is a trademark owned by Eric Ries, and his most recent book is called The Startup Way

*** FIRST-TIME ENTREPRENEURS are defined as those who have not previously started a company that a) sold more than $10,000, b) taken a loan of $10,000 or more, or c) raised more than $10,000 in capital/equity funding.

Internship

Venture for Canada Internship

Entrepreneurship

Looking to get your feet wet in a startup? Venture For Canada offers post-secondary students the opportunity to explore entrepreneurial work experiences in Atlantic Canada, British Columbia and the Prairies. Learn invaluable skills on your road to building your future from those in the best position to teach - other entrepreneurs.

Bonus: our program fits the requirements of most co-op placements