QICSI

QICSI 2016 winners venture to China for accelerator program

Last summer, the student start-up RockMass Technologies took home a grand prize of $30,000 from the Queen’s Innovation Connector Summer Initiative (QICSI) Venture Pitch Competition. Over one year after their victory, the team has travelled to Shenzhen to further develop their business.Continue...

Queen’s students win $125,000 first prize in Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition

After winning $15,000 in this summer’s Dunin-Deshpande pitch competition in Kingston, a team of Queen’s students ventured to Singapore in September to compete at the international level. There, the team earned an additional $125,000 in funding for their company, Spectra Plasmonics.Continue...

Queen’s Innovation Connector Summer Initiative start-ups win funding at pitch competition

For the past six years, Queen’s Innovative Connector Summer Initiative (QICSI) has provided paid internships for Queen’s students to pursue start-up companies and business ventures.Continue...

Fitra technologies wins summer pitch competition

With over $100,000 in seed funding on the line, eight student entrepreneur teams and four regional ventures fought for their businesses at the Isabel Bader Centre last week.Continue...