Edmonton Startup Week 2016

Edmonton Startup Week Celebrates Our City’s Growing Startup Community

Talks, Workshops, Mentorship, Socials and More!

Edmonton Startup Week, a celebration of startups and entrepreneurship, returns October 17 – 21, 2016 with more than twenty events highlighting the best of what our city’s startup community has to offer. Produced by Startup Edmonton, Edmonton Startup Week is the culmination of year-round efforts of volunteer meetup organizers, dedicated founders and their teams, and organizations supporting entrepreneurs to create a robust and welcoming city to build products and companies. For more information and to register, visit www.edmontonstartupweek.com.

“Startup Week is one of our most favourite times of the year! It’s our chance to share with the entire city all of the amazing opportunities, people and companies that are part of the startup community,” says Tiffany Linke-Boyko, CEO. “Technology is an incredible tool to solve all sorts of problems, from the everyday to the monumental, and our local startups and scaling companies are solving all types of problems for people around the world. I look forward to celebrating their accomplishments and learning from their experiences alongside you at Edmonton Startup Week.”  

Highlights:

  • Most events are open to the public and free to attend!
  • Introduction to the Edmonton Startup Scene: Monday, October 17 at 7:30 PM
  • Student Job Mixer at the University of Alberta: Tuesday, October 18 at 11:30 AM
  • Workshop – How your startup can use Snapchat: Tuesday, October 18 at 11:45 AM
  • Startup Crawl: Tuesday, October 18, 4:30 PM
  • AICML Artificial Intelligence Seminar: Friday, October 21 at 12:00 PM
  • Member-for-a-day at Startup Edmonton: All Week Long!

Launch Party is an Edmonton startup tradition and alumni includes rapidly growing companies like Granify, Yardstick, Poppy Barley, Jobber, Mailout and Scope AR. Launch Party 7, October 20 at the EPCOR Tower, will see the next batch of startups launch and demo their products for more than 500 guests. Connect with the hottest startups in town, with great food, drinks and entertainment for just $25. Tickets on-sale now at edmontonstartupweek.com/launchparty

Startup Week, founded by Andrew Hyde, has grown from a single week hosted in Boulder, CO in 2010 to a global movement in more than 50 cities and part of the wide range of Techstars Startup Programs. Startup Edmonton and Edmonton Startup Week are proud to be in the first wave of cities to connect and celebrate the role of community in creating vibrant startup and technology centres.  

Startup Edmonton connects entrepreneurs to programs, community and workspace to support them as they take ideas to reality. Founded in 2009, Startup Edmonton creates collisions – between developers, founders, mentors and investors – transforming ideas into tech-enabled products and companies. Located in the historic Mercer Warehouse, 10359 – 104 Street, Startup Edmonton is home to more than 20 meetup groups, 400 program members, 40 companies and an incredible community of collaborators. For more information, visit startupedmonton.com.