Startup Canada and Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) have partnered to launch the Startup Canada Awards Alumni Program to bring together, tell the stories, and foster a community of influence and excellence amongst the recipients of the Startup Canada Awards.

Every Alumni has demonstrated excellence and has made an enduring impact in advancing Canadian entrepreneurship.The Startup Canada Alumni Program is a platform to elevate their ongoing impact for Canada and to provide inspiration for the next generation of Canadian entrepreneurs.

Alumnus receives an emblematic pin and is elevated as thought leaders I policy discussions, as speakers inspiring the next generation, and as representatives of the Canadian entrepreneurship community. Through the Program, they connect with each other through VIP in-person events and virtual platforms to continue to advance their growth and impact in advancing Canadian entrepreneurship.