Launch Party is all about finding Calgary’s top early-stage tech startups and giving them an opportunity to make connections, validate, and gain exposure in order to move their business forward.
Interested in applying? Launch Party is ideal for early stage companies who have:
- demonstrated product market fit
- an ability to attract users AND/OR generate revenue
Deadline is Friday, September 22 at 5pm MST
If your startup is selected to participate, here's what you can expect:
Semi-Final Pitch Night: 20 selected startups from the application process will pitch at a semi-final evening event. We invite 200 people from the community to vote for the top 10 startups to be showcased at Launch Party during Global Entrepreneurship Week. This year, semi-final Pitch Night will take place on Thursday October 19, 2017 during the Calgary Chamber of Commerce Small Business Week. Community tickets will go on sale Wednesday, September 27.
Pitch Coaching: Leading up to Pitch Night, you will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of pitching. You will receive small group training as well as practice sessions with local investors and experienced pitch coaches.
Mentorship: You will have access to several experienced Business Development Advisors who can give you 1:1 advice.
Workshops: You will learn from subject matter experts such as how to secure angel investment, how to launch a product, and how to build your brand on a budget.
VIP Networking: Startups selected for Launch Party will have the opportunity to participate in a Founders & Funders Dinner with local investors.
Launch Party 2017
Thursday, 16 November
6 pm – 11 pm
Get tickets here