Start It Up!


Anyone. Students of all ages, Alumni, Faculty and Staff, Business People, Aggies, Engineers, Techies – All are Welcome.


Teams of 2-4 solve industry and community problems using the Lean Canvas model, working with advisors and mentors. Teams will pitch to a panel of judges, who will award up to $10,000 in prizes.


A chance to solve industry and community problems while connecting with entrepreneurs, mentors, and potential business partners, all in 28 hours.


Friday, March 23, 2018 at 12:00 noon –
Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 4:00 pm.


Fountain Commons Building
126 Crowell Dr, Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6


Start It Up! FAQ’S


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For students who wish to work through the night – there will be hammocks (first come / first serve)

The links below to local accommodations all within 10 min of The Fountain Commons


Tattingstone Inn B&B

Old Orchard Inn Hotel

Blomidon Inn B&B



Participants are encouraged to register individually or as a team.


To participate, Sign up at Eventbrite. Cost $10
Links will be posted on Facebook and Twitter.