Startup Canada

Startup Canada

Startup Canada is a grassroots, entrepreneur-led, volunteer-run, non-profit network that launched in May 2012 to bring together and give a voice to the Canadian entrepreneurship community and to promote a vibrant entrepreneurial culture.


News on Startup Canada

.CA Championed as the Domain for Canadian Startups
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is partnering with grassroots entrepreneurship non-profit Startup Canada to position .CA at the heart of the Canadian startup culture. As part... more
Five of the Most Controversial Articles Published on Techvibes in 2013
Everybody has an opinion. It's human nature to take a stance on almost anything, regardless of how well-informed we are about a particular topic. In 2013, some of the most polarizing content on... more
10,000 Canadians Mentored During Global Entrepreneurship Week
From November 18 to 24, as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, nearly 100 mentoring events in communities across Canada paired local entrepreneurs with business leaders, financial and marketing... more
The Seeds of Entrepreneurship Exist in Every One of Us: It's Time to Make a Difference
All this talk about how entrepreneurs represent less than 13% of the population is bull. The seeds of entrepreneurship exist in every one of us. Humans are amazing. Our capacity for creativity,... more
Mentorship: A Key Element to a Thriving Canadian Economy
Later this month, the Canadian Mentorship Challenge will be upon us once again: a time when our collective attention will focus on the importance of mentorship in Canada. The Challenge, powered... more
Srsly, Guys? 500 Startups' Dave McClure Not Happy with Startup Canada's '1000 Startups'
Infamous startup investor Dave McClure is not happy with Startup Canada's new "1000 Startups" initiative and it isn't because the name is missing a comma. Rather, it's because McClure heads 500... more
Startup Canada Launches 1000 Startups, a Profile Database for Entrepreneurs
Canadian grassroots entrepreneurship movement Startup Canada is launching 1000 Startups today, a beta website for its new campaign to profile 1000 Canadian entrepreneurs. Startup Canada’s... more
Startup Canada to Fall Short on Fundraising Campaign?
Two months ago, Startup Canada set out to raise $100,000 to fund Startup Canada Connect, a national online platform for entrepreneurs to plug into the startup community. At 11:59pm PST tonight... more
Startup Canada Lays Groundwork for National Entrepreneurship Strategy
Today Startup Canada unveiled their national action plan to drive economic development, job creation and innovation from coast to coast. The three-part plan is intended to make Canada one of the... more
Startup Canada to Announce Findings From National Tour Today
Startup Canada is ready to release their findings today following a cross-country tour in which they engaged over 20,000 Canadians. The entrepreneur-lead initiative will unveil its national... more
Announcing the Winner of Startup Canada's Mentorship Challenge
When Startup Canada issued a national challenge to entrepreneurs and enterprise organizations to help mentor 10,000 Canadians during Global Entrepreneurship Week, it wanted to turn heads and... more
Startup Canada's Mentorship Challenge Drives Major Impact During Global Entrepreneurship Week
Global Entrepreneurship Week is well under way. By design, its mission is to inspire innovation, imagination and creativity through entrepreneurial activities. Tied to GEW is Startup... more
Clarity’s Network of Experts Joins Startup Canada’s Canadian Mentorship Challenge
Canadian startup Clarity has partnered with Startup Canada's Canadian Mentorship Challenge to mentor 10,000 Canadians during Global Entrepreneurship Week this month. The Canadian Mentorship... more
Startup Canada Launches National Challenge to Mentor 10,000 Canadian Entrepreneurs
Startup Canada is launching a national initiative to mentor 10,000 enterprising Canadians over the course of Global Entrepreneurship Week in November. “We’ve heard from entrepreneurs... more
Startup Canada Works with Canadian Startup to Launch Resource for Canadian Startups
Startup Canada and StartupPlays are launching a new initiative today that they say will provide targeted and tactical startup strategies to Canadian entrepreneurs to "help remove some of the... more
Vancouver Tech Entrepreneurs Put BC Mark on Startup Canada Tour This Week
After six months visiting communities across the country, Startup Canada is wrapping up its National Tour in Vancouver this week. Startup Canada is an entrepreneur-led movement that has engaged... more
Startup Canada Tour Hits Vancouver with FREE Event and Pitch Competition
The Startup Canada Tour makes its way to BC this month and its local partners are collaborating to deliver Aha! Defining Moments of 20 Tech Entrepreneurs on September 19th at the Vancouver... more
Export Development Canada Joins Startup Canada National Tour
Export Development Canada has joined the Startup Canada National Tour. The move brings a global trade perspective to Startup Canada's cross-country effort to support and expand the nation's... more
Next Stop: Startup Canada National Tour Showcases Toronto's Top Entrepreneurs
Startup Canada will be showcasing Toronto’s top entrepreneurial talent this week as part of a two-week celebration of entrepreneurship in Ontario, the third stop in Startup Canada’s... more
Startup Canada Tour Kicks off in Halifax
Startup Canada, an organization dedicated to helping and promoting entrepreneurship across Canada, officially kicked off their national tour in Halifax on Monday. Over the next six months, the tour... more
Startup Canada is here to celebrate, inspire, and accelerate Canadian entrepreneurship
It began with Startup Chile. It was followed up by Barack Obama's Startup America, Startup Greece, and Startup Britain. Now, it is time for Canada to join the ranks. A new initiative called... more

Ottawa, ON, Canada
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada