Who we are

We are Canada’s original startup conference.

Startupfest is not only Canada’s original startup event–but widely regarded as one of the world’s must-attend startup conferences. It is the annual gathering at which entrepreneurs, investors, makers, large enterprises, industry veterans, and startup communities chart the course of technology entrepreneurship in a one-of-a-kind festival atmosphere.

Our Mission

We curate compelling content and meaningful interactions in unexpected ways that challenge the status quo.

Our Vision

The right knowledge and the right relationships build great organizations that solve the world’s hardest problems.

What we do

  • Inspire new entrepreneurs to develop surprising ideas and successful businesses that change the world.
  • Educate entrepreneurs to get to the next stage with experts that have dirt under their nails.
  • Connect entrepreneurs to relevant customers, communities, media and investors.
  • Provide resources to entrepreneurs in the areas of funding, hiring, marketing and generating revenues.

Our Home: Montréal

Montréal is the cultural capital of Canada, and as soon as you get here you’ll understand why. The city has an unbeatable festival vibe, and is second to none in the summertime!

Today Montréal welcomes a growing community of entrepreneurs, the outcome of its decision nearly 10 years ago to deploy capital, intelligence and support to lay the foundations of a strong ecosystem.


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