Ottawa startups can hitch a ride to Startupfest on the #HustleShuttle

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Invest Ottawa is helping Ottawa startups get to Montreal’s Startupfest with the Hustle Shuttle.

Ottawa startups will be able to practice pitches and get advice from technical advisors, entrepreneurs, and startup mentors during the ride, including mentors from RateHub, Shopify, Reddit, Product Hunt, Pando, SquareSpace, and Etsy. The shuttle ticket includes a discounted $303 Startupfest ticket, a free round trip to Montreal, and a feature in the Ottawa Startupfest tent in the Tent Village.

Startupfest attracts 4,000 founders and funders for three days of networking and pitching. This year’s edition will see over $250,000 awarded to startups, including its popular $100K Investment Prize. Speakers attending include Jean-François Gagné, CEO of Element AI; Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development; and Neha Khera, partner at 500 Startups Canada.

The shuttle departs on July 12 and returns on July 14, and tickets are available here.

Jessica Galang

Jessica Galang

Jessica Galang is BetaKit's News Editor.