At this year’s 18th OSEntreprendre Challenge Gala, hosted by Charles Lafortune, a dynamic new generation of entrepreneurs from all 17 regions of Québec were awarded 33 provincial prizes worth $200 000 before 600 assembled guests.
For the 2015-2016 edition, 34 500 young people from elementary school through to the university level took part in the Student Entrepreneurship division of the Challenge. These young people enjoyed unique, enriching experiences as they carried out some 1 900 projects. In the Business Creation division, over 1 700 entrepreneurs submitted a total of 1 100 projects.
The prizewinners, through their perseverance and passion, have brought about real change.
The mission of the OSEntreprendre Challenge is to inspire entrepreneurship in order to build a proud, innovative, committed and prosperous Québec.