Group brainstorming on glass wall.


Over three days, participants will get to form teams; develop their business model; and pitch their business idea for a chance to win cash prizes. This event, held from November 17th to 19th, 2023, is ideal for anyone who is looking to create value while getting a first-hand look at life in a startup!

Why should you participate?

  • A chance to win cash prizes!
  • Develop your problem solving skills by working with others to identify a solution to a problem
  • Practice your pitching
  • Grow your network
  • Get a team together to work on an idea you’ve been thinking about
  • Meet established mentors
  • Connect with companies to help solve problems

This year, The Crunch will be hosted at Carleton University!

Date and time
Nov 17, 2023 to Nov 19, 2023
All day
Format and location
In person
Undergraduate students, Graduate students
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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2023

This event is presented as a part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 13-19, 2023), the world's largest celebration of the innovators and job creators dedicated to bringing ideas to life, driving economic growth and expanding human welfare through their budding businesses.