Hey New York,

New York roadtrip!

Startupfest is one of the world’s leading gatherings of investors, entrepreneurs, and executives. For nine years, attendees gather in Montreal for an incredible week of workshops, keynotes, and networking. But did you know you can take a road trip? Make the most of Startupfest and join the New York startup community on a dedicated bus to Canada! Road trip tickets include your round trip bus travel (July 10-12) and your pass to the event. This package guarantees you the best price at Startupfest and amazing memories with founders from New York and beyond!

Montreal skyline

Why Montreal?

Montreal is the perfect destination. In addition to a thriving tech startup ecosystem—home to some of the world’s biggest investments in breakthrough technologies like AI—the city is a thriving hub of festivals, food, and academia. Thousands of entrepreneurs join from around the globe, making it an amazing networking opportunity in a unique setting with a distinct festival vibe.

Snapshot of your Itinerary:

Wednesday, July 10

Depart from New York pickup point

Arrive in Montreal

5:00PM – 12:00AM
Startupfest Opening Ceremony

Thursday, July 11


10:00AM – 12:30PM
Keynote speakers

12:30PM – 5:00PM
Workshops and Tent Village (There are plenty of cocktails and off-events happening for the startup community around the city)

Friday, July 12


10:00AM – 12:30PM
Keynote speakers

12:30PM – 3:30PM
Tent Village

Closing Ceremony

Depart from Montreal

Two amazing NYC natives will be taking the stage this summer – you should join them!

Shan-Lyn Ma

Shan-Lyn Ma | CEO and Co-Founder | Zola

Shan-Lyn is the CEO of online wedding juggernaut Zola, which has raised $140M and counts more than half a million wedding users.

Anil Dash

Anil Dash | CEO | Gitich

Dash is recognized as one of the most prominent voices advocating for a more humane, inclusive and ethical technology industry through his work as an entrepreneur, activist and writer. “Blogging pioneer” and internet culture icon, he is also the only person ever retweeted by both Bill Gates and Prince.

What’s in it for me?


Over $750k worth of prizes and investments up for grabs.

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Roadtrip details

The bus departs from New York City, Wednesday, July 10th and
returns to New York City the evening of Friday, July 12th.

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Ticket includes round trip bus travel + Startupfest pass.