Calgary tech events this fall

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Calgary Tech Events

In Vancouver this fall? Check out this exciting event from our sister-publication, the Vancouver Tech Journal (VTJ).

  • Jason Fried joins VTJ and special guests at the Vogue Theatre for an in-depth conversation on technology, the big ideas changing business, and what it all means for the future of entrepreneurship.

  • Fried is the co-founder and CEO of 37signals, the creator of project management software Basecamp and email platform HEY.

  • He also co-wrote the New York Times bestselling book Rework and pioneered the idea that four-day work weeks could actually drive productivity (“When there’s less time to work, you waste less time”).

  • Don’t miss this Calgary Tech Thursday panel on building your personal brand, co-hosted by Careers in Technology.

TechSwing '23 | Sept. 8

  • Alberta tech on the links.

  • Join the tech community for an 8am shotgun start, banquet lunch and silent auction, and a Texas scramble.

  • After an intense 24-hour agriculture hackathon, join for the resulting Agrithon pitches and networking reception.

  • Network with fellow agrifood tech enthusiasts, industry experts, and potential collaborators following the pitches.

  • The Toast Summit will bring together a growing community of women who are ready to dive deep, get real, and reignite their passion for what tech can truly be.

  • Toast is also offering one free month of membership with the code FIRSTFREE.


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  • Celebrating and showcasing 20 of Calgary's best pre-seed and seed stage startups, as chosen by local investors.

  • StartupTNT investors have over $150K to invest in at least one local startup, with winners to be announced in November.

  • Tickets and more information available soon.

Long Calgary | Oct. 16

  • Bringing together the people who have chosen Calgary as a home base to create, invest, and innovate.

  • Expect raw talks, facilitated discussion, and good drinks and eats.

  • The five remaining Startup TNT Summit finalists hit the stage one last time before the Startup TNT angels announce the winner of over $150K in capital.

  • Apply to be one of Launch Party’s Top 10 Startups!

  • Innovation Week 2023 will wrap by highlighting some of Calgary’s most promising startups at Launch Party — the largest startup-focused showcase of the year.

  • 2,000+ people will come together to celebrate Calgary’s tech community and put a spotlight on 10 startups that made their mark this last year. Hundreds of companies have been showcased at Launch Party over the years, including big names like SkipTheDishes, StellarAlgo, Orpyx, Virtual Gurus, Red Iron Labs, and more.

  • Applications close Sept. 1 @ 4pm (MT).

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