The iGen challenge is for grade 7-12 students that want to innovate and engage with entrepreneurship. Students gain access to mentors from the local businesses find solutions to real world problems. Students are guided through a start up process to create enterprises, find funding, build a network and make an impact in the innovation ecosystem in the Okanagan. Many young entrepreneurial minds in Central Okanagan Public Schools need coaching, mentorship and opportunity to innovate. The iGen challenge has been created to meet this need.
What is the iGen Challenge? Watch this video to get a peek of the final event.
$7500 in Financial Awards
Top 5 Teams 1st Place - $2500 2nd Place - 1000 3rd Place - $750 4th Place - $500 5th Place - $250
Plus $2500 in seed funding allocated amoungst all teams.
Watch this video of a previous winner. Maya Gay and Basecamp Card Company.