5 Reasons to Apply for the Built in Kamloops Contest

Apply to win $10,000 cash, mentorship, accommodations, and more to launch your startup!

Starting up can be a scary and lonely journey. Our friends at Kamloops Innovation would like to help you take the next step in your startup journey. Apply for the Built in Kamloops contest, a 6 month experience to launch and grow your business with full support and resources from Kamloops' startup community.

You are an an early stage startup founder and looking to take the next step in growing your business. Haven't applied for the Built in Kamloops Contest yet? Find out why you should!

1. Mentorship

Endless support for you and your startup! You will be paired up with an experienced mentor and dive right into our structured Venture Acceleration Program. You'll get access to networking opportunities, and additional events & workshops.

2. Accommodations

A fully furnished two bedroom suite is yours for the term! Centrally located downtown, you'll be walking distance from craft beer, great local eats, trails, and more.

3. $10,000 Cash

What does every startup need? Access to capital. The winner of the contest will receive $10,000 to help grow the business - whether that's to add a team member or extend your runway.

4. Community

Instant friends & family to support you! Our startup community is vibrant and growing. From beer o' clocks and sushi days to run club and meetups, you'll fit right in.

5. Fully immersed in Kamloops

Love to hike? We have 100+ trails in our backyard. Like to make things? Check out the Kamloops Makerspace. Thirsty for craft beer? You'll enjoy living 5min from the local craft brewery. Are you an explorer? Travel to awesome surrounding communities for fun day trips or weekend getaways. And if the hill is what you're after, definitely pop up to Harper Mountain and Sun Peaks Resort for that interior champagne powder you've heard of.

Deadline to apply is May 26th, 2017. Learn more:

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