Steps to Apply

Step 1 – Required

Fill out an intake form here between October 1st, 2022 to March 1st, 2023

Step 2 – Required

Take a minimum of 4 workshops (Live or recorded) from October 2022 to February 2023. Live workshop schedule will be posted on the Event page. If you miss them, no worries: they will be posted on our Video Library. You can find all other recorded workshops there too.

If you are a finalist from the last two years’ Queens StartUP competition, or if you have taken 2022 EAC classes with QEDC, you will not be required to take these classes.

Step 3 – Required

Complete a 2-page online application and submit by March 1st, 2023 to enter the competition. As part of the application, you will be required to submit a 1-3 minute video pitch as well as a 3-year financial projection. You can download a projections template for technology and consumer startups.

Finalists Announcement – March 2023

15 Finalists will be selected (3 from each category) to enter the final pitch.

Final Pitch Day – April 2023

15 teams/finalists (3 from each category) will be pitching to a panel of judges. One winner from each category will be selected and awarded the cash prizes.

Other Help Available


Schedule a one-on-one strategy session with an advisor to prep for the competition between November 1st, 2022 to March 1st, 2023. Book a session here.