Insight Business Consulting Program

The Insight Business Consulting Program matches start-up companies with MBA students to assist with projects. The program will provide companies with creative solutions, new insights, knowledge, and resources. Students will gain real-world experience and industry connections.

This program is free for start-up companies, and full-time MBA students will receive a $4,500/semester fellowship.

For more information, please check out the forms below or email

MBA Student Application Form

Start-Up Company Application Form

The application deadline for MBA students and start-up companies is Friday, September 24, 2021 at 2pm.

A full-time MBA student will consult for a start-up company for one semester and provide expertise in specific areas of the start-up process, e.g., market analysis, setting up accounting systems, financial projections, etc.

Student Benefits:

Contribute to the local start-up community
Apply coursework to real-world situations
Network and create connections
Financial support

Start-up Benefits:

Access skills, expertise, and resources at no cost to the start-up company
Help mould the next generation of business leaders
Connect with the University
Assess potential future employees

Company Eligibility:

Start-up companies must be connected to Memorial University's entrepreneurial support programs such as Genesis Enterprise, Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship (MCE), Memorial Centre for Social Enterprise (CSE), Navigate Entrepreneurship Centre, or School of Graduate Studies' Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP). Priority will be given to start-up companies currently participating in those programs.

The support of ACOA and the generosity of Mr. Mark Dobbin allow Memorial to help strengthen this province's innovation ecosystem through the Insight Business Consulting program.


Technology Transfer and Commercialization Office

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000