MONTRÉAL, Jan. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - PwC is proud to have presented three awards at the seventh edition of Startup Weekend, which was held in Montréal from January 23 to January 25, 2015.
As part of this unique challenge, up-and-coming developers, graphic designers and business people come together to launch a startup in the space of 54 hours. The participants are given an opportunity to present and test their business ideas, meet potential co-founders and build an entrepreneurial community in Montréal. PwC was also a partner for the Québec City edition of this event, which was held in November 2014.
"The creative fibre of local companies is undeniable. Whether in Montréal or Québec City, PwC takes pride in its commitment to the next generation of entrepreneurs with an eye to fostering entrepreneurship and investment in the province," said Andrew Popliger, Senior Manager, Assurance, PwC.
"The awards presented by PwC consist of exclusive strategic meetings with our professionals aimed at helping the winners carry out the project developed as part of the challenge. For the winners, this is a great opportunity to draw on the expertise and advice of industry-recognized professionals. In order to maintain Quebec's position as a noted hub for startups, PwC is very pleased to help equip the next generation of entrepreneurs," said Christine Pouliot, Partner, Deals, PwC.
Influence. Inspire. Innovate.
The Vision to Reality program celebrates startups with track records of marked growth and outstanding quality standards, cementing their status as Canadian companies to watch out for! For further information, please visit our website (www.pwc.com/ca/v2r).
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