Prize winning startups at Startupfest 2019

Jul 15, 2019

The 9th edition of Startupfest wraps up today, this time at a warm and sunny Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Île Notre-Dame. Thousands of people turned up from all over to hear from leading innovators, pitch investors (or grandmothers), learn from mentors and just generally network with those who are trying to innovate and make the world a better place. As always, this event was a breeding ground for ideas, deals and cultivating new relationships.

It was a big week in the Montreal startup world with a huge acquisition, an even bigger raise, a status report on the city’s ecosystem, as well as a number of awards presented to leading startups at this year’s festival. Here are the 2019 winners:

Hundreds of other startups made their pitches and were not selected, but all were able to take something away from what is arguably Canada’s most beneficial event for startups. A number of other ecosystems also participated this year with delegations from Toronto, Saskatchewan, Calgary, Quebec City, Marseille France and …. Laval!

Of course, this list of prize-winning startups remains incomplete for the moment as there are still awards from Toronto’s DMZ program and Banque Nationale (Elevator Pitch) still to come.

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