Uniting Innovators for Change

We unite the world's innovators to solve society's greatest challenges.

Where Deals Get Done

CIX, powered by Elevate, is Canada’s largest startup awards program that brings together Canada’s most promising tech founders, global investors, and industry advisors to power new deals.

Elevate Festival

Elevate Festival, Canada’s most influential tech and innovation festival, is back in Toronto from Oct 1-3, 2024. Sign up to be the first to know when there are special offers and surprise sales.

Pitch your eCommerce Business

Elevate and Moneris are looking for D2C ecommerce companies that want to grow and scale sustainably. Apply by April 25 and pitch to win one of three $1500 grants.

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What We Do

We are a Canadian non-profit that unites innovators for change. Through our annual Elevate Festival and diversity-driven programs for startup founders, we are spotlighting Canadian innovation while bringing about meaningful change at home and on the global stage.

Speaker Hall of Fame

Disruptive innovators, creative thinkers, emerging artists, mission-driven founders, and the world’s most influential icons have taken the stage at Elevate to discuss the ideas shaping our future.

Featured: Our World-class Lineup of Past Speakers

We Thank Our Founding Partners



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TD is a lead Sponsor of Elevate and any references to TD as Partner or Founding Partner does not in any way mean that TD and Elevate have entered into a partnership with each other.
Elevate is proud to partner with the City of Toronto in making the historic 234 Bay St available to community partners. With their support, Elevate has been able to provide the Design Exchange venue space in-kind for events hosted by organizations with similar thematic programs and initiatives.