edmonton startup week

Celebrating 10 years of startup culture and innovation from October 10 - 14.

Explore Our Programs

Journey Stage: Student

I am a student

Whether you’re a lifelong learner enrolled in a new academic program or a high school student at the beginning of your academic journey, we can help bring your ideas to life in a way that complements your learning journey. Our free programs are available for students, faculty, and those who recently graduated.

Journey Stage: Start

I want to start

You have an idea or need a little help getting your business off the ground. We have you covered with programs to develop, prototype and formalize your idea or plan, and experts who can guide you through the process, from securing investments to business and sales plans that will launch you into market.

Journey Stage: Grow

I want to grow

You have an established business and presence in the market. Maybe you are a small business or a multinational company — either way, you know there are always more opportunities to innovate and grow. We have the expertise and networks to connect you with what you need to double down, to adapt, and to pivot, when it comes to your innovation, technology and strategic deal-making. 

We are a city of innovators with solutions to the world’s toughest challenges. Whether you launch here, land here, or pivot here, at Edmonton Unlimited, we are here for you. We provide free programming and resources that Edmonton’s innovators, big thinkers and problem solvers need to turn their ideas into solutions.

Edmonton Startup Week

Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned business leader, a working professional, an investor, or curious about innovation and technology, Edmonton Startup Week is for you. 

Immerse yourself in five days from Oct. 10-14 of community-led workshops, socials, and events showcasing Edmonton’s startup community and culture of innovation. 

Innovation in Edmonton

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Innovation Capital

Together, we are putting Edmonton on the map, with innovators working to solve the world’s biggest problems. Great things are happening in Edmonton, and they’re happening fast. 


Total participation in 2022 Edmonton Unlimited programs.


Hours of 1:1 industry-specific business support delivered.
*Scaleup Programming
Edmonton startup ecosystem value increased by 236% since 2020: currently $641 million, up from $191 million in 2020 and $435 million in 2021.
Source: 2022 Global Startup Ecosystem Report

Early-stage funding increased by 50% from $89M in 2021 to $134M in 2022.

Source: 2022 Global Startup Ecosystem Report


Companies tackling a Global Challenge, such as the climate emergency, food security, public health, digital inclusion, social justice, and Reconciliation.


Companies participating in Edmonton Unlimited programming are working on a Sustainable Development Goal (SDG).

Your impact as a partner

Partnerships bring a diversity of perspectives, local knowledge, and expertise to address global challenges. By bringing together a range of partners, from a variety of sectors and locations, it’s possible to create significant impact on a global scale. From supporting our programs that help local innovators build their big ideas, to a wide range of sponsorship and engagement opportunities, there’s a place for you.

Join our growing group of partners helping to bring Edmonton-made solutions to the next level and onto the world stage.

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