• tour highlights

    Welcoming #EveryEntrepreneur into the Startup Canada Network.

    Inspiring Keynote Speakers

    #EveryEntrepreneur inspires others with their passion & perseverance

    Hear the stories and lessons learned of Canada's leading entrepreneurs and local entrepreneurial heroes.

    Bootcamp-Style Learning

    #EveryEntrepreneur needs to sharpen their saw

    Learn from experts and partners with whom you can grow your startup during action-packed bootcamps in startup finance, going global and marketing & sales.

    Genius Mentorship Lounges

    #EveryEntrepreneur has something to share and something to learn

    Bring all of your start-up and scale-up questions and meet with our expert geniuses on everything from bookkeeping, mobile domain integration and exporting to setting up payment systems, insurance and accessing the right support for your startup.

    Get Connected, Partner and Grow

    #EveryEntrepreneur needs the support of a community

    Network with other entrepreneurs from across the region, spend the day with our keynote speakers and meet with our non-profit, industry and government partners who are behind you every step of the way! Leverage this network for your success.

    Startup Canada Membership

    #EveryEntrepreneur can rally together for the good of their community and Canada

    All entrepreneurs who attend the Startup Canada Tour will get 1 year free Membership to Startup Canada, including up to $100k in perks, discounts and deals; access to the Startup Canada Passport for space; and a voice to government, industry and the media as we rally together to make Canada the leading destination for entrepreneurs to succeed.

    Launches & Announcements

    #EveryEntrepreneur benefits from a strong startup community

    Throughout the Tour, Startup Canada will be announcing the recipients of 4 Startup Canada Investment Funds as well as the newest additions to the Startup Canada Communities Network!

    Startup Canada Awards

    #EveryEntrepreneur takes a moment to celebrate their successes and thank those who helped make it happen

    Join us for an evening reception to toast and hear from the Regional Winners of the Startup Canada Awards.


    Register for the #EveryEntrepreneur stop near you!

    Spaces are limited.

    East Coast

    October 14, 2015


    October 28, 2015

    West Coast

    November 4, 2015

    The North

    November 7, 2015


    November 9, 2015

    Capital Region

    November 17, 2015


    December 14, 2015


    New speakers will be added and announced daily & vary per location.

    Frank O'Dea

    Co-founder of Second Cup

    Frank O'Dea is a brilliant speaker who inspires and motivates audiences from all walks of life with his powerful message of Hope Vision Action.


    Rick Spence

    Business Speaker, Connector, Communicator

    Rick Spence is one of Canada's foremost experts on entrepreneurship, innovation and opportunity.


    Marissa McTasney

    Chief MoxieTrades.com

    Boot Wearer, Author

    Marissa McTasney is known in the business world as a woman with moxie. She is the founder and president of Moxie Trades Ltd., a multi million dollar company.


    Rivers Corbett 

    reLiSH Burgers Co-founder and My RockStar StartUP

    Rivers Corbett is an award winning serial entrepreneur, speaker, and author of two books for entrepreneurs.


    Wendy Mayhew

    Entrepreneur, Author

    Wendy Mayhew is a serial entrepreneur with more than thirty years' experience in client services, marketing, product promotion, and project management.


    Sarah Erasmus

    Founder, Erasmus Apparel

    Sarah Erasmus is a young, successful entrepreneur and role model from the North. She is a shining example of pursuing your dreams while remaining true to your roots.


  • #Everyentrepreneur


    #EveryEntrepreneur can sharpen their saw.


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    • Keynote: Learn why you need to know your numbers from day 1  to build a financially fit and fund-able business
    • Workshop: Get schooled on startup finance 101 by a Chartered Professional Accountant
    • Panel: Learn about where you can go to find the right funding for your startup - crowdfunding, banks, friends and family, angels, VCs , grants and more


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    • Keynote: Top entrepreneur demystifies marketing and sales for startups and shares top tips
    • Workshop: Get schooled on the underlying principles and techniques for building a marketing plan
    • Panel: Learn how you can build and automate your sales pipeline, set up point of sale and build a lasting relationship with your customers

    go global bootcamp

    powered by UPS

    • Keynote: Learn how you can start and grow global from day one and get tips on how to take the first steps
    • Workshop: Get schooled on how to go global and build out your supply chain
    • Panel: Learn about different markets, available support and hear from entrepreneurs about their experiences and insights in different regions

    #EveryEntrepreneur pays it forward.

    Help us make it happen in your city.

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  • From atlantic canada ... to british columbia

    Join us on our journey. We'll let the numbers speak for us.

    2877 km

    Distance traveled


    Entrepreneurs Supported



    Startup Communities






    73.75 million

    Social Media Impact


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