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Featured Events

Investor Zone

Auditorium, 101 College Street


The investor zone is a series of pre-scheduled and curated one-on-one meetings with Canadian and International top startups and growth companies paired with world class investors. Investors will be scheduled in a 2 hour block to meet with a series of start or high growth companies for 20-30 minute meetings. Read More >

Festival Stages

Various locations in Toronto

Mon, Sept 23 - Thurs, Sept 26

Discover the newsworthy ideas of today. Elevate's Festival Stages offer a deep dive into the hottest topics in tech and innovation: presenting insights, controversy, calls for awareness, and deep conversations. Read More >

ElevateR Pitch

2nd Floor, Meridian Hall (formerly Sony Centre)

Sept 24 & 25

ElevateR Pitch is a March Madness style pitch competition where 32 of Canada’s top startups looking to scale will compete in front of world-class investors and celebrity judges for a chance to win a funding prize and the unique opportunity to pitch live on the Elevate Main Stage in front of thousands. Read More >


Michelle Obama

1 Front St E, Toronto

Tues, Sept 24

SEPARATE TICKET REQUIRED. In Conversation with Michelle Obama. Moderated by Claudette McGowan, Chief Information Officer, BMO. Read More >


Elevate King West

Wed, Sept 25 & Thurs, Sept 26

Check out all the exciting and interactive activations hosted by Elevate’s Partners. Don’t stay in one place too long – you might miss out on food trucks, games, secret musical performances, special guest appearances and more. Read More >


Main Stage

1 Front St E, Toronto

Tues, Sept 24 & Wed, Sept 25

Main Stage is the place to be. Join global tech titans, celebrities, and thought leaders as they discuss how technology today is shaping our tomorrow. Read More >

Startup Open House

Various Locations

Thurs, Sept 26

Over 200 startups, scaleups, and organizations will open their doors to job seekers, curious professionals, and ecosystem leaders. Choose your own adventure and visit the world's most innovative companies. Read More >

Tech Jam

234 Bay St, Toronto

Fri, Sept 20 - Sun, Sept 22

TDs Tech Jam empowers people who are eager to learn and create by providing an environment for you to explore and build with mentorship and resources. Read More >