Start practicing your company pitch and print out extra business cards, the International Startup Fest is happening July 10 -12 in Montreal. Twilio, SendGrid and Windows Azure are teaming up again this year to bring the brightest of the startup world to Montreal aboard the DOer Express. Apply now before June 7th to join the DOer express.
The DOer Express will ride from New York to Montreal on July 10th. Startups selected will receive a free seat on the bus and accommodations in Montreal during the Startup Festival, a heavily discounted ticket price to the conference, and space to demo in a special DOer Express Tent in the expo. The group will enjoy a special event in New York with the opportunity to connect with VCs, as well as 1:1 mentor time on the bus with our partners.
The 2013 Startup Festival
This year’s International Startup Festival focuses on the story behind the startup. Behind every company are epic tales of 3AM code deploys, narrowly avoided disasters, comebacks and overnight successes. There are many opportunities for startups during the conference from the pitch competition to the Grandmother Judges, make sure to read about how you can make the most of your time in Montreal.
Startups Aboard the DOer Express
Selected startups will receive:
Roundtrip travel between New York and Montreal on a premium bus stocked with snacks and quality WiFi*
Two nights lodging in downtown Montreal
A discounted pass to the three day International Startup Festival**
A spot in a special DOer Express Demo Tent during the Startup Festival
An intimate informational and networking event with VCs in New York City
1:1 mentorship from Twilio, SendGrid and Windows Azure
*Startups are responsible for travel to New York City and accommodations before the bus departs
**Startups will purchase their own passes to the Startup Festival. Must purchase pass to participate on the DOer Express
Who is Eligible?
We’re looking for startups who stand out from the rest with fresh ideas and innovative concepts. You’ve launched a product (at least in beta) and have seen traction in the market. You’ve most likely gotten some seed funding, or a series A. You’re ready to publicly demo your product and ready for honest feedback in order to make it better. You’re most looking forward to making serious connections both on the bus and at the event (it’s full of entrepreneurs and VCs!)
Your startup has less than 3 million in funding
Your startup has demonstrated traction in the market, and/or has users in a beta
You are ready to take advantage of an event like Startup Fest to network and strengthen your product offering
Apply now before June 7th to grab your spot on the DOer Express. Startups are limited to 5 members from each company. Winners will be notified by June 12th.
See you on the DOer Express!