Activate. Connect. Grow.
Founded in 2010, Startup Calgary is the passionate advocate and collective voice for the entrepreneurial movement that is reshaping the life of every Calgarian. We exist to inspire and welcome people into our community by facilitating collisions of diverse people, ideas and skills.
By partnering with the best resources in and out of Calgary we foster startups, connect founders and support the local ecosystem with various activities and events.
How Can Startup Calgary Help You?
- STARTUP DRINKS is a monthly meeting of like minded people wanting to discuss the trials, tribulations and success of startups.
- MOBILE MONDAY takes place the first Monday of each month with a feature topic of happenings in the mobile app world.
- ASK AN EXPERT SERIES capitalizes on local experts in the fields of legal, insurance, funding, media social media and other areas impacting your startup business.
- STARTUP WEEKEND in 54 hours you will experience the highs, lows, fun and pressure that make up life as a startup. Learn how to create a real company, meet local mentors, investors, cofounders and sponsors ready to help you get started.
- LAUNCH PARTY STARTUP - Apply and receive the benefits of pitch coaching and other mentoring opportunities plus be one of ten local startups celebrated during Launch Party in November.
- LAUNCH PARTY - Join 500 plus members of the startup community to celebrate those entrepreneurs taking their ideas and making them reality.
- STARTUP DIRECTORY
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Meet the Team
Legal Advisor, BLG
Community Events Lead
Mobile Monday Event Lead
Community Manager, Lighthouse Labs and Principal, Catalystica
Founder and Executive Director, the Chic Geek
Cynthia Van Sundert
Executive Director, the A100
Founder, Pixels and Pints
Founder and Organizer, YYCjs
Organizer, YYC Ruby Meetup
Creative Instigator, Friendly Road Projects
Organizer, Social Media Breakfast (SMBYYC)
Director of Entrepreneur Development, Innovate Calgary
Organizer Word Press
Organizer, Calgary Game Developer Association
Organizer, Virtual Reality Meetup
Organizer, Startup Drinks
Founder of Work Nicer & Co-Founder of 100 Men Who Give a Damn Calgary
Join Our Team
Startup Calgary relies on the power of volunteers to assist with the various activities throughout the year. If you're interested in lending a hand with the events and contributing to the entrepreneurial community please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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