Explore Montreal at Startup Festival with Context.io and Twilio Scavenger Hunt

We’re teaming up with the Context.io crew to help all the Startup Festival goers get to know Montreal. Sign up now for this kick off scavenger hunter and contest, happening on July 11th in Montreal. Read more about the challenge below from Sarah-Jane Morris at Context.io, originally posted here.  Looking for an awesome way to discover Montreal and win prizes leading up to thekickoff of the International… Read More

Apply to join the DOer Express to the International Startup Festival in Montreal

Polish your pitch, print some business cards, and pack your bags because SendGrid and Twilio are partnering with Windows Azure to send you and your startup on the DOer Express to Montreal for the International Startup Festival. Submit your startup for a free ride on our bus to the festival. Along the way, you’ll have the chance to practice your pitch and get advice directly from… Read More

Rising Tides Lift All Ships, Or What I learned at Startup Festival Montreal

This past week I hopped on a red-eye to Montreal to attend the International Startup Festival. Despite being its first year, the two-day conference brought almost a thousand attendees. What I liked about the conference—besides being held in beautiful Montreal—was that it really drove home the fundamentals of creating and running a business. A return to sensibilities. Here are my big takeaways from the event. For… Read More