PLEASE COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS

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SECTION 1: SUMMARY INFORMATION

The term ‘venture’ in this application can be used to describe a start-up, product, or service.

Venture name

Number of team members, including Principal Applicant (maximum of 5 members allowed)

1 2 3 4 5

Amount of funding you are requesting (maximum amount you can request is $5,000)

$

Faculty member (professor) supervisor’s name and email address

Name: email:

SECTION 2: TEAM COMPOSITION

For team applicants, each team is required to nominate one Principal Applicant (“team leader”). All correspondence will be made by and sent to the Principal Applicant.

TEAM MEMBER #1 (PRINCIPAL APPLICANT)

Last name First name

McGill Student ID Number McGill email address

Faculty Department

Program of Study Year of Study (U0, U1; U2; U3; U4; Masters, PhD, Post-doc) Telephone Number Expected date of graduation

TEAM MEMBER #2

Last name First name

McGill Student ID Number McGill email address

Faculty Department

Program of Study Year of Study (U0, U1; U2; U3; U4; Masters, PhD, Post-doc) Telephone Number Expected date of graduation

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TEAM MEMBER #3

Last name First name

McGill Student ID Number McGill email address

Faculty Department

Program of Study Year of Study (U0, U1; U2; U3; U4; Masters, PhD, Post-doc) Telephone Number Expected date of graduation

TEAM MEMBER #4

Last name First name

McGill Student ID Number McGill email address

Faculty Department

Program of Study Year of Study (U0, U1; U2; U3; U4; Masters, PhD, Post-doc) Telephone Number Expected date of graduation

TEAM MEMBER #5

Last name First name

McGill Student ID Number McGill email address

Faculty Department

Program of Study Year of Study (U0, U1; U2; U3; U4; Masters, PhD, Post-doc) Telephone Number Expected date of graduation

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SECTION 3: DESCRIBE YOUR VENTURE

In the space below, please provide a description of the venture you are developing.

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4 What are the problems and needs of your target market?

Who are the potential customers of your venture, and what is the estimated size of the market in which your potential customers are found?

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Who are the main competitors of your venture?

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6 Describe the main areas(s) of expertise of the team. For example, does your team have all the skills needed to launch this venture?

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What is the proposed financial model and how will your venture generate revenue?

What is the amount you are requesting from the Macdonald Entrepreneurship and Innovation Prize (up to $5,000)? Describe how the funding, if awarded, will be used.

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8 SECTION 4: THIRD PARTIES AND INTENT TO COMPETE

Have you or members of your team approached someone external to McGill regarding your venture? If yes, please provide the name(s) of the individual(s).

Have you or members of your team applied for and/or received other funding to develop your venture? If yes, please specify the funding source and amount requested/awarded.

List other start-up competitions at which your team intends to compete (for example, the Dobson Cup Start-up Competition, or a competition at a conference).

SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION

SECTIONS 1 to 4 must be filled out and submitted as an electronic PDF document. Do NOT print and then scan your document.

SECTION 5 (separate form) must be filled out, then printed and signed by each team member. This section must be submitted as a scanned document, saved in PDF format.

You are allowed to include one additional attachment for supporting documentation (for example, an Excel spreadsheet for budget information).

Your full application must be sent to the Office of Student Academic Services by email:

osas.macdonald@mcgill.ca, with a copy (cc) to your supervisor and to team members (if

submitting as a team). All attachments must be included in ONE email message.

The subject field of your email AND the file name of your PDF must follow this format: “VentureName_LastNamePrincipalApplicant_FirstNamePrincipalApplicant_Application”.

For example:

1) MacEnterprises_Smith_John_Application (mandatory attachment)

2) MacEnterprises_Smith_John_Signatures (mandatory attachment)

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