Become a Member

Unlock tailored guidance and connections to grow your startup.

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 that 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.

Platform Calgary Member Companies

Plug in & connect

Power up with fresh connections at networking events, investor meetups, peer-to-peer groups, and through our exclusive online Slack community. Get in front of Calgary’s tech community, be featured on the Platform Community Directory and get access to events that put you in the same room with investors, potential customers and peers.

Have a space

Whether you’re looking for in-person collaboration with your team, or have remote workers in Calgary who’d like a spot to touchdown, get access to the Platform Innovation Centre’s collaborative working spaces. Grab a complimentary drip coffee at the Platform Café while you’re here!

Save money

Access exclusive vendor discounts (worth thousands of dollars!) on core enterprise software, get a $500 credit to book meeting and event space at the Platform Innovation Centre annually (plus an additional 50% off), and get a discount on monthly parking.

Meet our members

Membership Options

Starting out?
Find resources and support for your startup!
Companies with less than 20 employees

  • Grow your business with founder-focused programs and a network of people and resources, including our team of Startup Advisors, and in-house service providers.
  • Advance your tech stack with exclusive vendor discounts (worth thousands of dollars!) on core enterprise software services.

Annual membership fee is waived.

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Scaling up?
Join a community of tech leaders!
Companies with more than 20 employees

  • Provide thought leadership, inspire early-stage startups and get increased visibility as a leader in Calgary’s tech sector.
  • Get connected to investors, potential customers, peers and talent to keep your company growing. 

$500 annual membership

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Hear from our members

“From meeting prospective clients, to finding tech talent, it’s all possible under one roof
at the Platform Innovation Centre.”

Tanuja Khanolkar
Co-Founder, EMeRG Medtech

“I have a much clearer path forward in business thanks to Platform Calgary, and that path will be grounded in wisdom, community, shared experience, and constant support because of this organization and everything they do for me and all of Calgary’s burgeoning tech sector.”

Justin Kudding
Partner, Plunge Audio

“Platform Calgary is where startup dreams are nurtured and brought to life.

Cory Bergh
Co-Founder & CEO, Crbon Labs

“I want to express my deepest gratitude to the entire team at Platform for their unwavering support, mentorship, and belief in my vision. The impact of the programs on my entrepreneurial journey is immeasurable, and I am excited about the future possibilities that lie ahead.”

Prabh Paul
Co-Founder, Tracecost

Membership FAQ's

Can my company become a member?

Member companies must be:

  • Headquartered in Calgary or have a staff presence in Calgary
  • Incorporated
  • Tech-driven or enabled*
  • A signatory to the Rainforest Social Contract
What is a tech-enabled company?

Tech-driven or tech-enabled companies create and sell new technology using hardware or software to solve real-world problems. 

Please note that if you are building a product, it must be owned by your business. Developing products for other companies does not qualify a company for a Platform Calgary Membership.

I am a service provider. How can I get involved with Platform Membership?

We would love to connect with service providers who look to support founders and startups. Learn more about becoming a Platform Calgary Partner or connect with us at

If your service-based business is looking for support, coaching or mentorship you can connect with the following resources:

Can I become a member as an individual?

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!

Can my company become a member if we're not based in Calgary?

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:

  • An incorporated company
  • Tech-driven or enabled (Primary source of revenue does not come from providing services or consulting, but from selling a proprietary product.)

A signatory to the Rainforest Social Contract

Is the Platform Innovation Centre a coworking space?

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.

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 for information on booking the space as a Non-Member company.

I've applied for my company to become a member - now what?

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

Still have questions about membership? Book a meeting with one of our startup advisors.

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