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Gina Cody School Innovation Fund - Demo Day

Date & time
Monday, May 27, 2024
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Registration is closed


This event is free


Pascal Dubois

Wheel chair accessible


Join us for an exciting showcase of an impressive cohort of student-led startups! Over the past few months, our daring entrepreneurs have worked tirelessly to develop unique products and services. They are now ready to make a significant impact and demonstrate how they aim to solve complex problems and the scope of their vision. Come witness their creativity and dedication firsthand!

When: May 27, 2024

Where: Concordia University, EV Building, Room EV 2.260, 1515 Saint-Catherine St W, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2W1

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Cost: Free (limited places available, registration in advance is required.)



4 p.m. Welcome and Registration

4:30 p.m. Opening Remarks

4:40 p.m. Lodavo

5 p.m. QuoteNet

5:15 p.m. Abraider

5:30 p.m. Ploomba

5:45 p.m. HomeEatz

6 p.m. Judges deliberation


Student-led startups participating in the event:

Lodavo encourages Canadians to save more money by making saving fun and exciting through the possibility of winning large prizes. Founded by university students passionate about personal finance and technology, the Lodavo app incentivizes saving by awarding tickets based on the amount saved. These tickets enter users into draws to win prizes, merging the benefits of saving with the excitement of winning.

Abraider is a beauty tech startup with a mission to revolutionize the hair braiding culture through innovative hair tools. Our goal is to make braiding accessible, affordable, and efficient for individuals from all walks of life. Whether for salon professionals or personal use, we aim to ensure that everyone can enjoy a seamless braiding experience, regardless of location, time constraints, or expertise barriers.

QuoteNet is a software company specializing in a mobile application to aid pricing profitable painting projects. Our unique software solution is designed to meet the needs of contractors by providing accurate and quick calculations for their project using the latest augmented reality technology.

Ploomba is an agri-tech startup ready to revolutionize farming through advanced robotics and AI. Our mission extends beyond enhancing productivity and efficiency; we're dedicated to fostering environmental sustainability and food security. By integrating robotics, cameras, and AI, we're empowering farmers, whether on small-scale or large-scale operations, to optimize yields while simplifying labor-intensive tasks. From pollination to harvest, Ploomba is committed to making a meaningful impact throughout the entire farming season, catering to agriculture of all scales!

HomeEatz aims to bring their kitchen to yours, their tagline Is: "Uncover the magic of homemade meals with just a click. With HomeEatz, you can cook, connect, and enjoy delicious food wherever you are, whenever you want."


The event will take place in room 2.260 of the EV Building.

The Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science is pleased to invite its student and faculty community to attend the Gina Cody School Student Innovation Fund final presentations.

The Gina Cody School Innovation Fund aims to support innovative student-led projects with significant potential for commercialization. The goal of the Fund is to provide financial support for the transfer of innovative ideas being developed at the Gina Cody School and increase the chances of commercialization of such projects.

For this call, five teams were selected to receive seed funding, which will be presenting their progress achieved during Phase 1.

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