Startup Festival Names Winning Startups including $100K Investment Prize

Since 2011 Montreal’s International Startup Festival has been putting a new spin on entrepreneurship.

Each year over 2,000 founders, investors, and analysts converge on Montreal from more than a dozen countries.

Every year the Startup Festival sifts through hundreds of applications to find 12 deserving companies to participate for the Best Pitch prize and the results are in for this year’s competition.

The winner of a $100K investment prize is Montreal’s Sharethebus.

Sharethebus is a place to join, create and share custom charter bus trips across North America. Whether you’re going to a conference or festival, organizing a trip for friends, or just want to escape for the weekend, Sharethebus is the fun and easy way to make it happen for you.

In addition to the $100K Investment Prize there are a handful of other notable awards and event organizers published the Winner’s Circle online today.  Here are the other big winners:

  • Best onstage Pitch: Hykso
  • Grandmother’s Choice: Revols
  • FounderFuel 2015 Fall Cohort: Unito