Get a behind-the-scenes and hands-on look at startups, technology and innovation in Edmonton!
Produced in partnership with the global Techstars network, Edmonton Startup Week celebrates innovation technology and entrepreneurship. From October 21 – 25, thousands of Edmontonians will take in more than 60 events that provide a behind-the-scenes look and hands-on experiences with the city thriving startup community. Most events are free or low cost to attend; visit edmontonstartupweek.com to learn more and build a schedule.
Hosted in startup spaces and unique company headquarters across the city, Edmonton Startup Week is an opportunity to explore top technology trends, learn a new skill, and meet the teams building tech products used by customers around the world. Startup Edmonton, managed by Innovate Edmonton – a division of Edmonton Economic Development, works with dozens of community partners to produce one of the largest startup week programs in the country.
“The tech and startup community in Edmonton is growing, and we can’t wait to welcome even more new faces into the fold. Being part of a global network embracing a shared mission of brining entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together to encourage greater collaboration in startup communities is one of the best parts of the celebration. I can’t wait to see you there,” said Tiffany Linke-Boyko, CEO – Startup Edmonton.
Launch Party, the flagship event from Startup Edmonton at Edmonton Startup Week, is celebrating a decade of technology company product launches on Thursday, October 24, 2019, at the Edmonton Convention Centre. Since 2010, more than 85 technology companies have launched a product at the event, including rapidly growing teams like Jobber, Scope AR, Poppy Barley, and Zept. For the 10th anniversary edition, attendees will meet ten newly launched tech companies, and connect with alumni companies. Tickets to Launch Party are just $25 and include a welcome drink, food, DJ and more. Purchase tickets at edmontonstartupweek.com/tickets.
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“Edmonton Startup Week and Launch Party is an amazing time to reflect on the perseverance, drive and ambition of the dedicated members of the innovation ecosystem in our city. Innovate Edmonton collaborates to create the best possible environment for technology innovation and tech-enabled startup and scaleup company growth. Startup Genome stated that startup communities are now the number one source of global economic growth. I encourage you to see what our city has to offer, get involved, and find new ways to integrate home-grown technology products into your business and home life,” said Cheryll Watson, VP – Innovate Edmonton, Edmonton Economic Development.
Edmonton Startup Week is made possible through the generous support of the City of Edmonton, PwC, Dentons, and Alberta Innovates. For more information on sponsorship and partner opportunities, a full schedule of events, and Launch Party ticketing details, visit edmontonstartupweek.com.