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Each April, student entrepreneurs from Western University and Fanshawe College are invited to turn their business ideas into realities by participating in Propel's annual pitch competition, Seed Your Startup. 

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Congratulations to the winners of Seed Your Startup 2017!

Seed Your Startup 2017 brought in 100+ applications from Western University and Fanshawe College. From those applications, 6 finalists were chosen to compete in the competition for two cash prizes of $3000. 

Retail Category Winner: Grammit

GrammitFounder: Haishan Qian

About: Grammit is a lunch container with a built-in scale. It enables you to track your macros—wherever you go.

Prize: $3000, formal mentorship, access to co-working space, and opportunity to sell product for 1 year in the Book Store at Western*

Technology/ Service Category Winner: Beatcamp

BeatcampFounders: Ayush Vaidya, Pei Li, Richard Yang, Norbert Krecsko

About: Beatcamp is an online marketplace to license instrumental music.

Prize: $3000, formal mentorship, and access to co-working space.

Learn More About The 2017 Finalists Here

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

UnLondon     TechAlliance

Bookstore     Ivey
Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab Libro Credit Union Logo

Past SYS Winners:

Pascal Press (2016)

GamerLink (2015)

Illbury + Goose (formerly dpms) (2014)

GamePress (2013)

Sky Eye Media (2012)

Learn more about the SYS 2016 Finalists

Questions about Seed Your Startup 2016?  
Contact Propel or LEAP Junction

Learn more about competition eligbility and requirements.