THE LARGEST INNOVATION COMPETITION IN CANADA

Cooperathon is an open innovation challenge.

A “marathon of cooperation”, it aims to connect aspiring entrepreneurs, developers, designers and citizens with organizations and companies to develop innovative, sustainable and impactful solutions for real life challenges.

Are you a change maker driven by an inspiring idea?

Do you want to engage in the co-creation of solutions along with large organizations, experts, citizens and entrepreneurs?

Cooperathon gives you an unique opportunity to build a sustainable impact startup!

Click here to view the 2017 edition datasheet.

2017 PRIZES

iLearn

Prompt Hexagramme Funding
$ 12,500
Best digital media solution (general)


SOS AIDE

Prompt Hexagramme Surprise Funding
$ 6,000


Impact Startups Track Prize *

UBIOS INC.

Plug and Play Accelerator – Training in Silicon Valley
Flight and Accommodation by Flinks
Access to the Fasken Martineau Startup Program
One year of access to Zone Montréal Inc., an entrepreneurial development space.
One year access to Zone Montréal Inc., a space for entrepreneurial development
Startupfest 2018 tickets


ERUDITEAI

CIC Award – Innovating in a changing world
Flight sponsored by Desjardins
Accommodation sponsored by the Mirella & Lino Saputo Fundation
Access to the Fasken Martineau Startup Program
One year access to Zone Montréal Inc., a space for entrepreneurial development
Startupfest 2018 tickets

* To learn more about this track, visit the following page.


SOS AIDE

Caisse d’Économie solidaire Prize
This is $ 5,000 offered for the best project based
on a collective business model (cooperative or non-profit organization).


COOP QLIIC

Desjardins Lab Award
Access to Desjardins Lab services in mode
consultation (5 consultations of 2 hours)


MYELIN

Access the Montréal Inc. Zone
1 year of access to the Montréal Inc. Zone


FINTECH

BLOCKREWARDS

Financial and health education

$ 5,000
Pitch to the executives of Desjardins and FCP
Post-Cooperative support by FCP
Incubate FinTech Program, from FormFintech


KALEPSO

Fraud prevention and Cybersecurity

$ 5,000
Incubate FinTech Program, from FormFintech


OMNIC3

Payments

$ 5,000
Incubate FinTech Program, from FormFintech


Grants

TAXBOT

Catallaxy / RCGT
$ 5,000 salary budget
Incubate FinTech Program, from FormFintech

LEXAMIND

National Bank Legal Services
$ 5,000 salary budget
Incubate FinTech Program, from FormFintech

HEALTH

LIFESTORY

Prompt Hexagramme Health Funding
$ 12,500
Best digital media solution (health)

Employee and Family Health


SOS AIDE

$ 5,000
(offered by Desjardins Insurance)
Business lunch with managers from Desjardins Insurance
Pitch at a Hacking Health Café
4 YMCA gift certificates (3 months)


NEONA POUR LES PARENTS

Patient and Family Health

Support from CHU Ste Justine Innovation Platform OR
Support from CHUM Carrefour de l’innovation
Pitch at a Hacking Health Café
4 YMCA gift certificates (3 months)
1 year bioSuccès mentorship for 1 member of the team (following a qualification interview with the mentorship team)
1 year of BioSuccess Mentoring for 1 member of the team (upon reserve of a qualification interview)


MA CLINIQUE PEDIATRIQUE MOBILE

Hacking Health’s “coup de coeur”

EDUCATION

CYCLISTE AVERTI 2.0

$ 5,000
(out of which $2,500 offered by Fondation Desjardins)
Support post-Cooperathon by Credo (10 hours)


PENSES-TU

Innovation Grants by Fondation Desjardins

$ 10,000 for Fondation Jasmin Roy, if solution selected


ILEARN

$ 10,000 for Allô Prof, if solution selected

SMART CITY

COMMUNITY ACTION POINTS

$ 5,000
(out of which $2,500 offered by City of Montreal)
Support post-Cooperathon by InnoCité MTL Accelerator (5 hours)


IMAGINED AND PRODUCED BY

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

SPONSORS

PLATINUM


GOLD


SILVER


BRONZE


Would you like to learn more about becoming a sponsor? Click here.


CONTACT

General Inquiries
info@cooperathon.com

Media and Press Relations
Mme Annie-Josiane Bujold
media@desjardins.com
1 866 866-7000, ext. 5553436

Media Press Kit
media.cooperathon.com

 

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