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Grannies on the panel of judges at International Startup Festival

More than 2,000 entrepreneurs will take part in this year's International Startup Festival — and they'll be pitching their ideas to senior citizens with an eye for a good business idea.

The Montreal festival is in its 4th year and features workshops, speakers and idea pitches

Grandmothers and Startup Festival judges Sonia Hazan (left) and Evelin Matlin (right) are looking for entrepreneurial pitches that "even a grandmother could understand." (CBC)

More than 2,000 entrepreneurs will take part in this year's International Startup Festival — and they'll be pitching their ideas to senior citizens with an eye for a good business idea.

The festival kicked off in Montreal Wednesday evening and runs until Saturday.

Listen to grandmothers Sonia Hazan and Evelin Matlin, who were in the Daybreak studio Wednesday morning, talk about being on the panel of grandmother judges at Montreal's International Startup Festival this week.