Startupfest 2019: Thousands of Techies. Infinite Possibilities.
Dates: July 9-12, 2019
Prices: starting from CAD 249
Location: Montréal, Canada
Register: Click here
Small enough to meet who you need to meet, big enough that everybody’s there. More than just world-class content and a global attendee base, Startupfest is known for rethinking the standard event format.
Crowned “a music festival for startups” by Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian, you’ll have tangible opportunities to make the connections you need, in one of the world’s most iconic festival cities.
Over $750,000 worth of prizes and investment up for grabs
Startupfest is An event built for founders. Besides world-class content across 8 stages, the event is designed to offer concrete investments and networking opportunities throughout the entirety of the Tent Village.
- Garner Attention: Top tier media in attendance
- Acquire Knowledge: Over 125 speakers across 12 tracks
- Secure Funding: Prizes and Investment opportunities
- Build Connections: Over 7,000 attendees from 20+ countries
Introducing the Startupfest 2018 Inclusion Initiative
In 2018, the Inclusion Initiative was launched; a program dedicated to connecting entrepreneurs from underserved, and underrepresented communities to the opportunities they need and deserve.
This year, the Inclusion Initiative is back, with a focus on women in technology. Startupfest, BDC Capital, and all of our partners are pleased to be offering passes to Canadian women working in the technology sector at a 90% discount.
Set in one of the world’s most iconic cities
Montréal is the cultural capital of Canada, and as soon as you get there you’ll understand why. The city has an unbeatable festival vibe, and is second to none in the summertime! It’s also been home to the largest series A round in Canada, and the most VC dollars invested in any Canadian city in 2018.
Interested in attending the Startupfest 2019? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.
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