We invite you to apply for the BMO Harris/1871 Innovation Program! Accepted startups will receive mentoring from the BMO Harris team, as well as access to the 1871 space and resources, including 500+ workshops per year.
If accepted, you will also have the chance to win a cash prize of up to $25,000 (first place), $15,000 (second place) or $10,000 (third place) at the culmination of the program.
The program will run from from July to October.
Before you apply, please read the Official Rules.
The deadline to apply for the 2018 BMO Harris/1871 Innovation Program is 8:59 a.m. CT on May 29, 2018.Apply Now
“The program has given us the opportunity to have conversations with senior bank leaders about product and market fit that doesn’t take place within the typical sales environment, and that has really changed the dynamic and outcome of those conversations,”
—Rochelle Gorey, Co-Founder, SpringFour
Peanut Butter is a platform that helps employers offer student loan assistance as a benefit, so that companies can attract and retain college-educated talent.
Peanut Butter is part of the inaugural cohort of 1871’s Advanced Member Program (AMP). The company was also selected to pitch at Google Demo Day 2017.
Genivity is an A.I. software platform that helps financial advisors engage clients and retain next generation heirs through life stage, health risk, and care cost planning.
Co-Founder Heather Holmes was a member of WiSTEM Cohort 4. Genivity was also selected to pitch at Google Demo Day 2018.