Startup Edmonton supports early-stage companies through mentorship and programs, access to talent and capital and by fostering a thriving community in its 14,000-square-foot home in the historic Mercer Warehouse. Since 2009, it has brought together entrepreneurs, developers, students, founders and investors to transform ideas into some of Canada’s most exciting and successful startup and scaling companies.
This flagship program grew by 32 per cent, helping more entrepreneurs validate, build and launch tech-enabled companies.
Startup Edmonton engaged with more than 5,000 students – whether building a project at a hackathon, meeting potential startup and scaleup employers or accessing support to launch their own companies.
More than 250 students attended the Student Developer Conference.
Launch Party 9
Launch Party offers the opportunity to meet the city’s brightest entrepreneurs, try their products, and celebrate everything that the Edmonton startup community has to offer. Launch Party is a flagship event of Edmonton Startup Week and showcases the hottest startups in town.
Attendance grew by 19 per cent over 2017 with more than 800 business and innovation community members joining the celebration and supporting our launch companies.