This year, GEN comes to Canada to celebrate, understand, support, and connect entrepreneurs and those who win the ultimate prize.

More than just a pitch competition. A life-changing experience.

A prize pool of 0.5 million US dollars

awaits the next Canadian winner.

The Entrepreneurship World Cup is one of the largest and most diverse pitch competitions and support programs of its kind.

Every year, tens of thousands of entrepreneurs from 200 countries compete for US$1 million dollars in cash prizes and millions more worth of investment, support and publicity through national pitch competitions, bootcamps and a global finals event attended by leading investors.

Since launching in 2019, the competition has connected founders with over US$4M in cash prizes and another US$266M worth of perks and free support and services.

1 Million+
USD in Prizes
Content, Resources, Network

Entrepreneurship World Cup

A global startup competition and accelerator program that catapults founders through a journey of developing an entrepreneurial venture. Gain training, resources, connections, mentorship as well as millions in cash prizes and investment opportunities.

The #EntrepreneurshipWorldCup isback! Register now to compete for ashare of $1M in prizes - but it's not justabout the money, it's about the journey.

How we can help you

If you are an entrepreneur looking to take your business to the next level, the #EntrepreneurshipWorldCup is for you! Apply now to #EWC2024 for a chance to win a share of US$1M in prizes.

How we can help you

Ready to think about what’s next for your company? Apply to compete in the #EntrepreneurshipWorldCup + gain resources to help your venture grow.

How we can help you

Do you have what it takes? Apply to compete in the #EntrepreneurshipWorldCup and take your venture to a global stage. #EWC2024

How we can help you

Level up your business or business idea and participate in the #EntrepreneurshipWorldCup.

How we can help you

The global winners of this year’s #EntrepreneurshipWorldCup will have a chance to compete for a share of US$1M in prizes.

How we can help you


In support of our collective vision for an entrepreneurial future for Canada, founders and startup champions will come together to explore an ambitious roadmap for a more vibrant and thriving economy across our community.

  • An excellent opportunity for the Canadian entrepreneurial community to advance your entrepreneurial goals.

  • It is time to get acquainted and network with Canada's top-performing entrepreneurship ecosystems.

  • Supporting Canadian startup companies and investors to create one global system.

Competition Overview & Resources

The official website allows you to connect and collaborate with others across Canada and the world. For more information about the 2024 Entrepreneurship World Cup, and to learn about the competition rules, categories, phases of participation, detailed timeline, prizes & awards, evaluations, & TERMS + CONDITIONS please visit the official website through the links below:

InstructionRules & CriteriaPrizesInterviews
Sep 2023 - Jun 2024

Startups answer the global call for participation and submit applications to compete in EWC 2024.

EWC Qualifiers
Jan 2024 - Aug 2024

Startups compete in one Global Pool for a chance to qualify for the EWC Global Finals.

EWC Group Stage + Bootcamp
Sept - Oct 2024

All EWC Group Stage contestants participate in a combination of virtual training sessions and direct, one-to-one mentorship to prepare them for the Global Finals.

Global Finals

Dec 2024

EWC 100 have access to training sessions with mentors, network with potential investors, and compete on stage for $1 million in total prizes and support services while in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Post-EWC Support

Global Finalists are enrolled in the GEN Starters Club, providing a global peer network, mentorship and other support services to help members reach their full potential. Other partners may be engaged to provide post-EWC support.


Enter the Competition

Go to the link below & start your application.


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