September 13 - 20

Vancouver Startup Week


connecting people. empowering communities. celebrating success.

About VSW

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Vancouver Startup Week (VSW) is a week-long celebration that builds momentum and fosters connections among entrepreneurs, investors, leaders, and friends within the Greater Vancouver startup community.

#VSW2019 was a total success - stay tuned for information on #VSW2020!


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What Happens During the Big Week?

  • Events and Networking

    In partnership with local companies, we provide workshops, panels, networking events tailored for our startup community in tech, marketing, financing and more. Check out our jam-packed schedule for #VSW2019.

  • Recruitment Fair

    We want to create new opportunities and support local job seekers. So, we're connecting top talent and companies for an evening of engaging conversation. If you're looking to add great talent to your growing team - this fair for you!

  • Hackathon

    In partnership with TTT Studios and VIDIA we brought to life VanHacks, an annual hackathon. Dedicated to helping those helping our community, VanHacks is designed around the mantra of acting local and thinking global.

  • Community Crawl

    Get the chance to walk into inspiring and fun workplaces for a behind-the-scenes experience in the city’s most innovative startups.

Shoutouts From Our Community

Get Your VSW Pass Covered

We get it. Vancouver can be expensive, but we don’t want you to miss VSW because of finances. No matter if you’re currently an entrepreneur, a student, or looking for your next opportunity with a startup, share your story of why you want to attend #VSW2019 for a chance to receive a free ticket sponsored by our amazing partners.

Our Biggest 2019 Fans

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Innovative BC

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Sign up to hear about upcoming events, exclusive ticket offers, news on the local startup scene, and more. Join the club!

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Connecting People. Empowering Communities. Celebrating Success.