For four unforgettable days in July, startups, investors, and customers from around the world will converge on Montreal to meet, debate, and chart the future of technology entrepreneurship.
An international event for innovators
Startupfest is a four-day conference on the business of startups. It brings together industry veterans and fresh faces, thought leaders and technology giants from around the world, for a series of lean, fast-paced events. It includes startup launches, inspiring keynotes, and deep-dives into mobility, gaming, and web businesses.
Held in Montreal, it's a dynamic event of networking, learning, new ideas, and after-hours fun with a global vibe.
Join us at Startupfest and meet the up-and-coming startups and entrepreneurs of the future. Get inspired, connected and have a ton of fun all at the same time!
Next 36 Young Entrepreneur Award
Pitch to Next 36 alumni and mentor judges for your chance to win an exclusive founder spot in the 2020 Cohort of Next 36!
Canada’s premiere program for developing young entrepreneurs delivered by NEXT Canada. Next 36 ventures receive dedicated mentorship, founder development, up to $80K in seed funding & more.
Open to: Any senior post-secondary student or recent grad. Pitch yourself for the program, or an early-stage venture idea you have.
Where can I pitch? Find them in the Accelerator tent in the Tent Village
When can I pitch? Sign up for a time slot on Thursday or Friday here!
NextAI Top Startup Award
Pitch to NextAI alumni, scientists and mentor judges from both Toronto and Montreal for your chance to win an exclusive venture spot in the 2020 Cohort of NextAI!
Canada’s premiere startup accelerator for AI-enabled businesses, designed for domestic and international entrepreneurs and delivered by NEXT Canada. NextAI ventures receive up to $200K in venture financing, dedicated workspace in downtown Toronto or MileEx Montreal, mentorship, founder development & more.
Open to: Any early stage AI-enabled startup (usually pre-seed or idea stage. But we are flexible)
Where can I pitch: Find them in the Accelerator tent in the Tent Village.
When can I pitch: Sign up for a time slot on Thursday or Friday here!