Please check here for the application submission deadlines. Applications should be submitted via email to Joan DaCosta dacosta(at)utias.utoronto.ca
Your application should be no more than 3 pages. As a general guideline, the following are key items to be included:
1. Team Name
- This should be the name of your company if it is incorporated.
- If a company has not been formed, give a name to your team.
2. Team Description
- Each team must consist of 2 or more people.
- Name of each team member and his/her current UTIAS status.
- Who is/are the team leader(s)? Why were they chosen?
- What are the expected roles and contributions of each team member?
- How did your team come together?
3. Business Idea
- One sentence describing the idea of your business.
- Provide a detailed description of the product(s) and/or service(s) offered by your business.
- What is your primary addressable market?
- Are there other markets that you may be able to address?
- Identify your competitors.
- What are the competitive advantages of your business?
- What are possible revenue models for your business?
- How are you planning to use a possible Start@UTIAS grant?
- Have you received other funding?
- What are your future financing requirements?
Please submit your application in PDF format via email to Joan DaCosta at dacosta(at)utias.utoronto.ca.