“Ottawa is primed to be a world-class tech ecosystem. To drive this forward, we need to close the gaps between industries and build a stronger community that supports startups and innovation on all levels,”

Harley Finkelstein

INHABITANTS

1,000,000

annual STEM graduates

25,000

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

tech-related companies

2,000

FAST GROWING VENTURES

Shopify

FOUNDED: 2006
E-COMMERCE

Corsa

FOUNDED: 2011
CYBER SECURITY

Ranovus

FOUNDED: 2012
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Ottawa is part of

Global Startup Competition

The Global Startup Competition of Get in the Ring is an opportunity for startups of different stages to gain exposure and credibility by being selected as a winner of a local event. It's a great chance to be part of a global network to explore business opportunities.

Event

Get in the Ring Ottawa 2020

Application Deadline

30 Mar 2020

Startup applications are now open!

You are now able to apply for this event! For more information about this competition check out the event details.

Event

Get in the Ring Ottawa

Application Deadline

04 Apr 2019

Winner

Congratulations to Fansaves

Fansaves received a ticket towards the Global Meetup. Fansaves will join 100+ other startups for the best opportunities at the Global Meetup.

We thank our Champion Jury members

Emile Salem

Founder Collab Space

Alessandro D'Angelo, CPA, CA

Senior Manager Welch LLP

Steve Stanley

Co-Founder & Managing Partner NewFound Recruiting

Fiona Gilligan

Mental Health (Trauma) Specialist, Trainer and Advocate (Co-Owner) The Ottawa Anxiety and Trauma Clinic (OATC)

Patrick Charlton

Professor Algonquin College

Karla Briones

Founder Karla Briones Consulting

Jason Daley

Managing Partner AXIA Strategists

Stephen Partridge

Founder, President, and Director Events.com

Runner-ups