Premium Fests

2016 marked the introduction of the Startupfest Premium Fests: Five new events, created for and by the unique communities who attend Startupfest. The same vibe, with tailored content in an intimate, focused setting. Premium Fests take the startup experience to the next level.

NOTE: All Premium Fests require a separate registration.

Startupfest is also for…

For Accelerators

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

AcceleratorFest is a specialized event presented by BDC Capital, designed for those who run accelerators – the directors, program managers and community managers who drive acceleration programs across the globe.

For Founders at Scale

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

ScaleupFest is an exclusive gathering for founders past the initial seed round, growing a foundational team and ready to take everything to the next level. Presented by BDC Capital, ScaleupFest will illuminate what is often unaddressed – candid war stories, hard advice, the science and art of startup growth and more.

For Angels

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

AngelFest is a one-day event dedicated to exposing what’s next in early-stage startup investment. This event brings together seasoned and prospective members of the global angel investment community.

For Innovators

Thursday, July 14 – Friday, July 15, 2017

HackerFest is a 24-hour, outdoor, multi-topic, innovation marathon for developers, designers, inventors and all-around creators. Hack from a hammock on the Montreal waterfront this summer.