Build your community, pitch your business, gain brand exposure, and connect with Canada’s top investors.
Get Noticed at Elevate Festival
Join a growing community of startup founders and entrepreneurs who are leading the pack in Canada’s booming tech and innovation sector. At Elevate Festival, you’ll get the chance to connect with fellow founders, book 1:1 meetings with investors and VCs, experience the highlights of festival, gain brand exposure, and showcase your business with a winning pitch. This is your chance to get a leg up!
Perks of the Startup Pass
Pitch your business, network with other startups, meet with some of Canada’s top investors, and more! Here’s why you should get a Startup Pass:
Full Access to Elevate FestivalVisit the NFT Art Gallery, enjoy access to the Block Party, join a Masterclass or be inspired by over 10 content tracks to keep you in the know on tech and innovation.
Pitch your BusinessStartups will have the ability to apply to be spotlighted in Elevate Festival’s ElevateR pitch competition. More details on this coming soon.
Gain exposureBuild brand awareness across Elevate’s activations within Canada’s innovation ecosystem and at Toronto's only arts and tech festival.
Access to investorsGet connected to investors in structured 1:1 meetings. You can meet up to 6 investors. (this is based on investor opt-in).
NetworkMeet like-minded innovators solving important problems in their sectors.
Eligibility criteria for Startups who want to apply for 1:1 investor meetings
You must be (1) Fundraising or (2) Preparing to raise funds within the next 6 - 12 months
Your company must have been generating revenue for at least 12 months prior to your application
You and your team must be working full time on your startup
How to apply for 1:1 meetings with investors
After you purchase your pass, you will receive an email with an application form
Complete the form