Canada’s most successful software as a service companies such as Jane App, Klue Unbounce are descending on Ottawa

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Canada’s largest in-person gathering of Software as a Service startups and scaleups, SAAS NORTH is back in Ottawa at the Shaw Centre from November 15-16, 2023. The conference, which is presented by National Bank, produced by Cube Business Media Inc. and Co-founded with Kanata-based L-Spark accelerator, is expecting over 2,000 attendees and 800+ companies at the two-day event.

This year for the first time, the conference is preceded by WEB3 NORTH: Bridging Web Past to Web Future: Canada’s Web 3 Revolution a half day conference November 14 for Web3 entrepreneurs, VCs, investors, ecosystem players, policy makers and regulators.

WEB3 NORTH and SAAS NORTH attendees can expect to experience Canada’s fastest growing SaaS companies gathering, networking and growing together. Last year, almost 1800 attendees joined the conference to experience the BetaKit Keynote Stage and hundreds of investor meetings. This year, the organizers are expecting an even greater turnout.

“SAAS NORTH 2023 attendees will be able to learn from founders who have been through different policy and economic climates and who found success on the other side. This kind of knowledge transfer, from founder to founder, is what the event is all about,” said David Tyldesley, Co-Founder of SAAS NORTH and Cube Business Media Inc.

The full program for the conference has been released and features leaders from prominent Canadian scale-ups who will be presenting this year, including FLO, Jane App, Certn and Unbounce. To see the full program click here.

The two-day conference, which is known for its scale and founder-heavy audience, will showcase exciting presentations and interactive opportunities that foster participation. This year’s exciting features will include:

  • The Firehood Angel Camp: Savvy angel investors from The Firehood, a movement that focuses on opportunities for women in the tech industry will be onsite at this year’s conference. Each of The Firehood’s attending angels have pre-committed capital to be deployed at SAAS NORTH. All woman entrepreneurs registered are welcome to pitch the angels at the conference’s Firehood Angel Camp, in partnership with MaRS.
  • Saas North Pitchfest: The 7th Annual Saas North Pitchfest is an opportunity to pitch live at SAAS NORTH in front of our audience! A winner from day one and two will be selected, culminating in an exciting grand-finale at the end of Day 2. The two winners will compete head-to-head in a dramatic winner-takes-all rapid pitch-off!
  • MARS Capital Corner: An intimate experience for founders to connect directly 1:1 with investors with investor matchmaking and networking opportunities tailored to each specific founder.

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SAAS NORTH is Canada’s largest, in-person B2B event where Canada’s fastest growing Software as a Service (SaaS) companies come to learn, network and grow. The conference was founded in 2016 by Cube Business Media Inc. and LSpark Corporation. Thousands in the SaaS ecosystem gather under one roof, allowing the entire Canadian market to cross-pollinate over the course of the two-day event, which takes place annually in Ottawa.

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