A monthly Instagram live series

What is it?

#StartupChats is a monthly Instagram live series produced by Startup Canada to connect entrepreneurs to support organizations and Canada’s community of entrepreneurs. Join us on Instagram Live on the last Monday of every month from 1:00 to 1:20 pm (EDT) for conversations with special expert guests on topics that impact early stage entrepreneurs. Register for the next event below and make sure to follow us on Instagram @StartupCanada!

Our #StartupChats Instagram Live events are a space for safe and respectful learning. Startup Canada will not tolerate inappropriate comments, hate speech, or harassment of any kind. Startup Canada has the right to remove and block any participants from this space who are not engaging with #StartupChats in a safe and respectful manner.

How to Join Us

We’re excited to bring #StartupChats to you in a brand new format, our monthly chats will now be hosted live on Instagram. Here is how to join us

You will need an Instagram account and follow us at @startupcanada

Chats will take place on the last Monday of every month. To join the chat, head to our profile and tap on our profile image at 1:00 pm (ET). You can also access the live chat at the top of your Instagram feed.

Our host and guest will explore the event’s topic through a question and answer style conversation.

We encourage you to use the comment box to ask questions, and our host and guest will answer them at the end of each chat.

After the live #StartupChat, you can expect a video recording from the chat to be uploaded to our Instagram page for future viewing!

You can register for upcoming events below. We can’t wait to have you join us!

Upcoming Events

Each month, our chats will cover a topic important to Canadian entrepreneurs, featuring founders and support organizations! Register below for upcoming #StartupChats and get reminders for when sessions are live.

#StartupChats are now closed - check out episode recaps below!
Follow us on Instagram

Follow us @StartupCanada

Past Events

Read the recaps

Missed a #StartupChats event and want to see what was covered? No worries! Find all of our recaps below and head over to our Instagram after each event for a review of the highlights and takeaways for each chat. 

Want to be an expert advisor?

Connect directly with entrepreneurs in the community who seek guidance and advice from industry experts and leaders. We’re always welcoming new advisors to our #StartupChats community.

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