STARTUP CANADA DAY ON THE HILL 2017

Don’t miss Canada’s BIGGEST and most INFLUENTIAL entrepreneurship event!

Celebrate Small Business Week at Startup Canada Day on the Hill with more than 1,000 leading entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, industry executives, government representatives, and media personalities.

Together, we will show the world that Canada is a nation of entrepreneurs; and we will move the bar forward for Canada as a global destination for entrepreneurship, innovation, investment, and skills of the future.

You’ll be inspired by cutting-edge keynotes from leading entrepreneurs, tech innovators, and policy leaders, participate in policy hack-a-thons, build your skills through hands-on workshops, receive invaluable advice from mentors, pitch to investors, and connect with potential new customers and support to grow your business. There is something for EVERY entrepreneur, regardless of the size or sector of your business.

In the evening, enjoy a toast as we celebrate those driving impact and demonstrating excellence in Canada’s entrepreneurship and innovation community at the Startup Canada Awards, a red carpet event. Be the first to know – national winners are announced onstage!

Email [email protected] for Exhibitor and Sponsor Information and get in on the action.

SPEAKERS

The Hon. Bardish Chagger
Minister of Small Business & Tourism

Janice McDonald
Strategist, Speaker, Social Entrepreneur

Catherine Cano
CEO of CPAC

Victoria Lennox

CEO and Co-Founder, Startup Canada

Dr. Sean Wise
Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University.

Forward-Thinking Keynotes, Talks, & Panels 

Policy Roundtables & Hack-a-Thons

Growth Hacking & Community Building 

Canada is a nation of entrepreneurs. Leading entrepreneurs, tech innovators, private sector industry executives, and federal Cabinet Ministers will take the stage to discuss opportunities and actions required to move the bar forward for Canada as a global destination for entrepreneurship, innovation, investment, and skills of the future.

When an entrepreneurial lens is applied to policy decisions, every Canadian wins. Join conversations with Members of Parliament and public servants to discuss opportunities to grow the Canadian economy through entrepreneurship and innovation.

Entrepreneurs are problem solvers by nature. Participate in one of our anchor, policy or entrepreneurs Growth Hacking streams to get to grips on the state of Canada’s entrepreneurship and innovation community, best practices, growth hacks and learnings from those leading the way in Canada and the world in building an entrepreneurial nation.

Pitches

Mentorship

Reception & Startup Canada Awards Grand Finale

Entrepreneurs will pitch to a panel of investors, industry leaders interested in procurement from startups and government departments.

Bring all of your start-up and scale-up questions and meet with our expert geniuses on everything from bookkeeping, mobile domain integration and exporting to setting up payment systems, insurance and accessing the right support for your startup.

Network with Ministers, M.P.s, Senators, Members of Ottawa’s diplomatic community, leading entrepreneurs and top anchor industry executives. Next, enjoy a toast as we celebrate those driving impact and demonstrating excellence in Canada’s entrepreneurship and innovation community at the Startup Canada Awards, a red carpet event. Be the first to know – national winners are announced onstage!

PARTNERS