Vancouver Startup Week 2016



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Connecting Vancouver To The World

Vancouver Startup Week brings together entrepreneurs, investors, community leaders, and friends for one engaging week, celebrating Greater Vancouver’s innovation and technology communities.

2016 Theme

For 2016, our theme is “Connecting Vancouver to the World“. Vancouver’s technology and innovation companies thrive when they are best able to leverage talent, knowledge, capital, and relationships around the world. #VSW2016 works with community partners to help build those relationships.

Get the VSW Pass

All official Vancouver Startup Week events will be accessible through one of our centralized passes. Check out our Registration page for details.


VSW2016 will kick off with our signature Hackathon from September 23 to 25, 2016, which will attract more than 200 innovators to TELUS Garden with the goal of building Vancouver’s next great startups.

Main Events

The week of action-packed events will run from September 26 to 30, 2016, featuring dozens of offerings hosted by community partners across Greater Vancouver.


Vancouver Startup Week is a volunteer-driven initiative, and we are actively looking for talented, passionate individuals for a variety of roles.

Join the Conversation

Vancouver Startup Week is a celebration of community. We would love it if you would Join the Conversation.