Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 2,000,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters. The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies. 

In Calgary, we have focused on delivering premier events to entrepreneurs in all sectors. 

Key Facts About Startup Grind Calgary

  • We are an all volunteer organization
  • We receive no government funding
  • Average 100+ entrepreneurs per event
  • 92% of attendees have said they are likely to attend future events
  • 87% of attendees have said they found the speakers highly engaging

Our Values

  • We believe in making friends, not contacts
  • We believe in giving, not taking
  • We believe in helping others before helping yourself

Upcoming events

Jun 14, 2023

Virtual Conference

Product & AI Summit

Join us at Product + AI Summit on June 14th, 2023 to explore the ever-changing, uberly-important role of AI in product development and what it means for startups.

Jun 15, 2023

In-Person Event

Quarterly Social: Minimize Business Risks with Effective ESG Practices

In partnership with F12 and MNP, we invite you to an essential event focused on the implementation of effective Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices featuring GreenWorks ESG. Don't miss this opportunity to network with those staying ahead of the curve in a rapidly changing business landscape.

Past events

In-Person Event

Quarterly Social Chic: Lessons on your first $1M ARR as a SaaS company

In-Person Conference

Global Conference 2023

In-Person Event

Fireside Chats on Leadership and Resilience

In-Person Event

CHRISTMAS MIX AND MINGLE (Chase away the chill with us at Craft)

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