Startup Edmonton

Startup Edmonton

Founded in 2009, Startup Edmonton is a grassroots nonprofit organization focused on cultivating the tech start-up community in Edmonton. Our organizing committee is made up of experienced and connected young entrepreneurs passionate about growing a world-class tech startup community in our hometown. We’ve been involved in other next gen initiatives in town including DemoCamp and artsScene Edmonton, so we’re pulling together our expertise and networks to create great events aimed at connecting entrepreneurs, investors and developers towards the growth of a thriving startup ecosystem in Edmonton.


News on Startup Edmonton

Minister Tony Clement Visits Edmonton to Talk Startups
The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, visited Edmonton this week to delve into the city's blossoming startup scene. Minister Clement paid a visit to Startup Edmonton's... more
Edmonton's Startup Scene Quietly Maturing, Locals Say
There isn't often a lot of buzz surrounding Edmonton's startup scene. But if you ask the locals, they're just fine with that. Ken Bautista, who is the CEO and cofounder of accelertator Startup... more
Edmonton's Vibrant Startup Community to Gather at Tomorrow's AccelerateAB
A lot has changed in Edmonton since Nexopia was king. The Oilers drafted Eberle, Hall, and Nugent-Hopkins and are looking up and the startup community is more vibrant than ever. Thanks to the hard... more
Startup Edmonton Launches Tomorrow: 'We're Committed to Making Something Happen'
On the top floor of the Mercer building on 104th Street and Stony Plain Road is the newly outfitted home of Startup Edmonton, an organization that hopes to turbocharge the city's startup ecosystem.... more
Check Out the Future Home of Edmonton's Next-Generation Startups
Startup Edmonton, a social enterprise that amplifies creative innovation and activates startups in the city, is finally seeing its grand vision through: the organization has secured a large space... more
AccelerateAB in Calgary significant milestone in tech community growth
As many of you know, I am a generally optimistic fellow. Even still, I was pleasantly surprised at the success and exposure of AccelerateAB in Calgary yesterday. Organizer's capped the attendance... more
AccelerateAB announces keynote speaker Howard Lindzon
AccelerateAB is just over a month away and today they announced its keynote speaker.  The conference promises to offer Alberta tech entrepreneurs relevant and practical advice on how to take... more
Startup Factory announces Edmonton launch
Details are a bit scarce at the moment, but Startup Edmonton is launching a new conference and speaker series in Edmonton. The series will focus on the nuts and bolts of product and customer... more
Startup Weekend Edmonton recap
Startup Weekend had just over 50 people come out this weekend for two and a half days of planning, coding a presenting apps. They ended up with 7 teams (the smallest being 2 and the largest being... more
Startup Weekend returns to Edmonton
Startup Weekend Edmonton is back! The weekend of February 11-13 is your opportunity to do something about that idea you’ve been thinking about – and that’s just one of the many... more
Recap: DemoCamp Edmonton 13
Last night we held Edmonton’s thirteenth DemoCamp, our second in the larger space at the Telus Centre on the University of Alberta campus. It was another fantastic turnout, with close to 100... more
Startup Edmonton's Launch Party 2 Preview
Startup Edmonton is holding its' second Launch Party at the Enterprise Square Art Gallery (10230 Jasper Avenue) next Wednesday, November 17. We had the opportunity to get a sneak peak at the... more
Fresh-faced, forward-thinking community building organization seeks hot, exciting new businesses to showcase...
It's been a while now since Startup Edmonton burst onto the scene, so I'm very excited to help spread the news that Calgary finally has a startup community group to call our own!   If you... more
Recap: Startup Weekend Edmonton, the first in Canada!
This past weekend was the first Startup Weekend in Canada, held right here in Edmonton! About 30 local developers, designers, and idea people got together at Enterprise Square for the event,... more
Startup Weekend comes to Edmonton
This weekend Edmonton will host an event called Startup Weekend (on ShareEdmonton), which brings together developers, designers, marketers, inventors, investors, and anyone else interested in... more
Launch Party Edmonton A Huge Success
Ten local Edmonton companies launched their products last night at Launch Party held at the Matrix Hotel. Hosted by Startup Edmonton, the inaugural event was attended by a large crowd of curious... more
Launch Party to Showcase 10 of Edmonton's Brightest Startups
Startup Edmonton, an entrepreneur led nonprofit working to cultivate the emerging local tech startup community, unveiled the ten startups that will be featured at the inaugural edition of Launch... more
Launch Party Edmonton takes off March 3rd announced last week that the inaugural Launch Party Edmonton is coming to town on Wednesday, March 3rd at the Matrix Hotel. Founded by local entrepreneurs, Launch Party... more

Edmonton, BC, Canada
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada