Premium Fests

Five more festivals

2016 marked the introduction of the Startupfest Premium Fests: Five new events, presented by BDC Capital, 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 Angels

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

For Accelerators

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 Investors

FundFest is a 2016 special edition of the BDC FUNDamental Principals events that will be hosted at Startupfest. FundFest will bring together over 100 fund managers and investors from across Canada and abroad to discuss the hot topic of fundraising.

For Founders at Scale

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. ScaleupFest will illuminate what is often unaddressed – candid war stories, hard advice, the science and art of startup growth and more.

For Innovators

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.