Startup Calgary’s annual Launch Party introduces Calgary’s most viable, disruptive and innovative startups in tech. These companies have demonstrated product market fit, an ability to attract users and/or generate revenue. Launch Party sets in motion opportunities for these startups to collide, connect and grow.
This year is bigger than ever! Join us on Thursday, November 17, 2016 along with over 700 community members including businesses, investors, supporters, corporations, government and media and be introduced to Calgary’s up and coming startups at the Red and White Club.
Why Should You Attend?
- Celebrate YYC's entrepreneurship and innovation
- Interact with Calgary’s top 10 startups during Demo Alley
- Connect with YYC's best and brightest
- Vote for your favourite startup for the People’s Choice Award
Launch Party Agenda
- 6:00 pm - Welcoming Reception & Complimentary Cocktails
- 7:00 pm - Welcome Remarks and VC Rapid Round
- 7:45 pm - Awards
- 8:00 pm - Startup Demo Alley & Networking
- 9:00 pm - People's Choice Award Winner Announced
- 9:15 pm - Continue to Network & Celebrate until 11:00 pm
Top 10 Launch Party Startups
The Top 10 startups that will showcase at Launch party have been announced! These startups were selected by the local community at Startup Calgary Pitch Night on October 18.
Osler Presents VC Rapid Round
Learn all about venture capital during this rapid-fire Q&A with three well-connected venture capitalists from both Canada and the United States. You will learn how to attract investment from VC's from Microsoft Ventures, Vanedge Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank.
Getting to the Red and White Club
The main entrance to the Red and White Club is on the north side of the McMahon Stadium. Parking is free after 6pm at McMahon Stadium.
If you’re taking the C-train, get off at Banff Trail station, which will drop you off across the street from McMahon Stadium on the east side.
How to Vote
Please download our Startup Calgary mobile app to electronically cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award, see the schedule, connect with fellow attendees, follow the Twitter convo and more:
You’ll need to register with a username and password the first time you log in to the app.
If you purchased multiple tickets under your name, please send us the name(s) of your guest(s). It makes it much faster and easier for them to check-in with our volunteers.
Coat check will be for you to hang your coat or you can store your personal belongings for $2.
Our hashtag is #SCLP2016. Let your friends know you’re coming!
Business casual. Bonus points if you incorporate some red too!
Terms & Conditions
Tickets are non-refundable. Exchanges only. Startup Calgary promotes events that are safe and harassment-free for all participants, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, ethnicity, or religion.