We invite you to apply for the 2019 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 300+ 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 May – August, 2019.
Before you apply, please read the Official Rules.
The deadline to apply for the 2019 BMO Harris/1871 Innovation Program is 11:59pm on April 19, 2019.Apply Now
“The program has given us the opportunity to have conversations with senior bank leaders about product and market fit that don’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
Using market-leading Regulation AI, Ascent RegTech’s cloud-based platform helps users automate and manage their compliance program – efficiently and reliably. Ascent RegTech makes it simple for compliance officers to always know which laws and regulations that they must comply with, and to track and report on the steps that they are taking to comply.
Safe Rate creates sustainable mortgage finance solutions for prospective homebuyers and mortgage market investors. By reducing monthly payments during housing market distress or when a home’s value drops, Safe Rate helps decrease the incidence of foreclosure and stabilize home prices.
RankMiner is a SaaS platform that identifies customer opportunities and reviews employees by using artificial intelligence during call center conversations. Using predictive voice analytics software, RankMiner helps call centers target the right customers and increase their agents’ performance by analyzing emotions and behaviors.
The 2019 program is operated in collaboration with Wisconsin-based accelerator Kinnektor.