The Student Entrepreneur National Competition, presented by HSBC Bank Canada, aims to help young business leaders
network with like-minded students, showcase their venture to top executives and entrepreneurs, and accelerate the growth of their businesses. The competition is open to young people who run businesses and are attending a Canadian university or college full time. Twelve finalists will win flights and accommodations to attend the 2020 Enactus Canada National Exposition May 19 to 21, 2020 in Toronto to pitch their businesses and compete for the $10,000 grand prize. The Student Entrepreneur National Runner-Up will receive $4,000, and the Second Runner-Up will receive a $2,000 cash prize. To be eligible for the award, students and their businesses must meet the following criteria: Be a full time undergraduate and/or graduate student at a Canadian university or college for the current academic year; be a founder and have at least 25 per cent ownership of the company with no other individual or group with greater ownership, and be the individual primarily responsible for the business’ operation; have not been a previous National Champion of this competition or competed in the final round of the Student Entrepreneur National Competition during the previous school year.
Nominations, including self-nominations, will be accepted at enactus.ca/student-entrepreneurs until Friday,
November 22, 2019.