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We couldn’t wait to share the good news: Startup Weekend is happening in Oakville!

We’re happy to announce that we are planning our 1st Startup Weekend event here in Oakville. The organizing team is working hard together to make your weekend the best. Our event will take place on June 14-16, 2019 in our newly opened Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters.


Halton Regional Police is hosting the FIRST Halton & Oakville Startup Weekend.  Commanded by Chief Stephen J. Tanner, Halton Regional Police always believed in building trusted relationships between police and the communities. They see a huge potential of police services integrating into a network of regional agencies, division, and connected services, devices, and the data stream that help deliver a better quality of life to residents.

Do you have an idea you’d like to pursue or a problem you’d like to solve but don’t know where to start or whom to start with?

Techstars Startup Weekend is the place to look for a team, create a prototype of your idea, validate your business idea, and receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, all in one weekend.

Our goal is to create an environment to educate people towards smart cities and urban planning technologies where passionate people can come together to drive better lifestyle and create new businesses.

The smart city industry is demanding and developing. The world is driving forward to recognize how smartphones interact with the technologies of IoT, Communication, and IT to transform a city into digitized place. You, as an idea producer, have huge prospects for the invention to encourage urbanization by addressing various critical concerns of cities such as public safety, public engagement, educational challenge. Here, we have created a great platform for you to come out and express your own idea and develop customized solutions.

Follow us on twitter (@SWOakville), like us on Facebook (Oakville Startup Weekend) and watch the blog for updates. You can also start practicing your tweeting for the event using hashtag #SWOakville

More news to come, so stay tuned and SAVE THE DATE!

Grace Wang