Why should Montréal, Startupfest’s hometown, be considered one of the world’s top 20 startup ecosystems?

What makes for a thriving startup ecosystem? In the coming months we’ll be taking you inside both established and emerging startup hubs around the world, talking to the people making startup history and getting to the bottom of what makes each city’s startup story unique. This month we zoom in on Montreal and find out …

Video Interview: entrepreneur and Lean Workshop co-host Alistair Croll Discusses Lean Analytics Startups

As you may already know, the Startupfest Lean Workshop is part of our “2 extra days of Startupfest” initiative. For the first time, we’re offering a full day of activities before the Fest’s opening party on Wednesday, July 10th. One of these activities is the Startupfest Lean Workshop, where our lineup of entrepreneurs and experts …

What’s the scoop on the Startupfest Lean Workshop? Interview with « Lean Entrepreneur » authors

2 out of 4 Workshop hosts As you may or may not know, the Startupfest Lean Workshop is part of our “2 extra days of Startupfest” initiative. For the first time, we’re offering a full day of activities before the Fest’s opening party on Wednesday, July 10th. One of these activities is the Startupfest Lean …

The low-down on our biggest prize & its judges: the Startupfest $70k Investment Prize

Things are bigger and better this year at Startupfest: first we’re giving you two extra days of startup fun, and now we’re bringing you the largest investment prize in Startupfest history! That’s right, the Investment Prize judges are back, and this year $60k is up for grabs. And the best part? Any badged and attending …

Interested in grabbing a tent or demo table at our Open House? Startups, here’s your chance!

In addition to all the rich content available at Startupfest, this year we’re adding a FREE Open House day on the Saturday following the Festival itself. Simply put: this initiative means that the Startupfest Tent Village will be open to the general public free of charge on July 13th from 10am-3pm. However, many of the …

Interview with Shopify CPO Startupfest « break-out » session speaker Harley Finkelstein!

Harley Finkelstein is an entrepreneur, lawyer, and the Chief Platform Officer (CPO) at Shopify. He started his first company when he was 17 and has been building startups ever since. Harley completed his law degree as well as his MBA at the University of Ottawa, where he co-founded the JD/MBA Student Society and the Canadian …