Membership at Platform Calgary is the fastest way to tap into a dynamic community of peers and a network of more than 120+ partner organizations who help startups launch, grow and scale.
Our Members are tech-driven or tech-enabled companies of any size, with headquarters or a presence in Calgary.
Power up with fresh connections - at networking events, investor meetups and peer-to-peer groups.
Advance your business with founder-focused programs and a support system of people and resources matched to your needs, including our team of Startup Advisors, and in-house service providers.
Share your perspective on local and global challenges, trends, and opportunities. All the best conversations are happening here. Share your company with our engaged community.
Your ideal person is out there — and you'll have a better chance of finding them at our collaborative hiring initiatives and events.
Grab a coffee, find a spot for your team to hang out. You'll probably run into someone interesting.
Advance your tech stack with exclusive vendor discounts (worth thousands of dollars!) on core enterprise software services.
Member companies must be:
*Tech driven or enabled companies create and sell new technology using hardware or software to solve real world problems.
Note that the product has to be owned by your business. Developing products for other companies does not qualify the company for membership.
While Platform Membership does not serve non-product-based companies within our Membership stream, we would love to connect with service providers who look to support our founders and member companies. Please connect with email@example.com to learn more.
If your service-based business is looking for support, coaching and mentorship you can connect with the following resources:
Currently, membership is only open to incorporated businesses. There are lots of other ways for individuals to join the community. Come to an event (check out the Community Events Calendar), follow along on social media and subscribe to our newsletter. Or, stop by the Platform Innovation Centre to chat about ways to get involved!
If your company is not currently based in Calgary but you have employees present in the city, or you intend to build a larger presence in the next 12 months, you can apply for Platform Calgary membership. Your company must meet the other core criteria of being:
A signatory to the Rainforest Social Contract
While the Innovation Centre is not a coworking space, it is a community hub. Members are welcome to access the Innovation Centre and to book amenities. Convene your team, meet partners, attend workshops and events, or use common spaces throughout the building for day-use hot-desk space, pending availability.
Member companies receive discounts on meeting room and boardroom bookings, and an annual credit towards event space bookings (including the KPMG Pitch Stage and the West hall reception area).
Please note: Platform Calgary does not provide mailing services for Member companies. We kindly ask that Members do not use Platform Calgary’s address for mailing purposes.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on booking the space as a Non-Member company
Awesome! Our membership committee is now reviewing your application. You'll receive an email response within 14 working days. If you have questions, or it has been over two weeks and you haven't heard back, please contact us at email@example.com.
Still have questions about membership? Book a meeting with one of our startup advisors.Meet with an Advisor