Startup Empire & DemoCamp

Annual Demo Camp and Startup conference organized by tech founders.

Hear best-practice strategies that drive growth-oriented startups forward. You will get a chance to learn from and be inspired by some of the brightest names in the tech industry.

Check out the Startup Empire website for information & tickets.

Hackathons

Collaborate with other creators during intense sessions of programming, app or game development to create functioning products to fix a problem, fill a product gap or create mayhem. Hackathons are a place for developers to network and have fun building cool things to win cash prizes.

Lunch & Learn

Industry experts speak on topics such as measuring digital marketing, product design, and software sales. Come for a 30 minute power session and enjoy lunch with the community. 

Pitch Competitions

Quarterly competitions for tech product startups in Nova Scotia. Pitch your early stage tech company to a panel of judges for a chance to win prizes and bragging rights. The perfect opportunity to practice and get valuable feedback on your pitch.

Peer-2-Peers

Join a group of people to share professional challenges and lessons learned. Each peer meetup is specific to a role in and a stage of a tech company. Pick the peer meetup that is best for you and benefit from peer mentorship.

Women in Tech

A series of monthly meetups and events for women in technology. If you are a women in a leadership role in the tech sector, join us – it’s free! We feature female industry leaders for fireside chats, workshops and good ‘ol fun.

Check out our blog for more information about the program!

Hoist/Scratch

Monthly free meetup for teens to learn about coding, design and entrepreneurship. Join the Hoist gang for pizza and fun with tech. Don’t have a laptop…we will lend you one for the day!

Read more about Hoist here!

Global & Mini Game Jams

A monthly meetup of dedicated jammers (students, developers, designers and idea people) to talk about development and even create a game!  Each month has a different theme, leading up to our big Global Game Jam event in January.