• Join The Ottawa Valley Entrepreneur Movement

    Dream, Engage, Commit, Grow

  • What We Do

    We are on a mission to empower and support entrepreneurship in the Ottawa Valley

    How Startup Ottawa Valley Can Help You


    • IGNITE EVENTS is a meeting of like-minded people, entrepreneurs, business owners and people with ideas wanting to discuss the trials, tribulations, and success of startups. 
    • RESOURCES an online database of support for startups. 
    • ASK AN EXPERT SERIES capitalizes on local experts in the fields of legal, insurance, funding, social media and other areas impacting your startup business.
    • SUMMIT  in partnership with Algonquin College,  you will experience the highs, lows, fun and pressure that make up life as a startup. Learn how to create a real company, meet local entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, supports and potential cofounders ready to help you get started.
    • COLLABORATE OTTAWA VALLEY- The once a year event that brings the Ottawa Valley together to join all the members of the startup community to celebrate those entrepreneurs taking their ideas and making them a reality.

    If you have any suggestions on what you would like to see in programming and support, contact us!

  • Who We Are

    We believe entrepreneurship can change the world

    Startup Ottawa Valley

    Founded in 2016, as a community member of Startup Canada, Startup Ottawa Valley is the passionate advocate and voice for the entrepreneurial movement in the Ottawa Valley.


    We exist to inspire and welcome people into our community by facilitating the meeting and inclusion of diverse people, ideas and skills.


    By partnering with the best resources in and out of the Ottawa Valley we foster startups, connect founders and support the local ecosystem with various activities and events.

  • Partners

  • Connect With Us

    Help us create a world class entrepreneur ecosystem in the Ottawa Valley. Share your voice with us. We would love to hear from you.

  • Contact US

    Don't be afraid to reach out. You + us = awesome.