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Welcome to Startup Community Sault Ste. Marie!

Startup Sault Ste Marie is a place for budding and seasoned entrepreneurs alike to gather, learn from each other and get access to invaluable resources, and programming. We are entrepreneur-led and committed to the long-term success and sustainability of our community. Starting up is hard and we all succeed by working together.


Meet our Team!

  • Nevin Buconjic
  • Nadia Amaral
  • Jodie McNabb
  • Richard Lin
  • Juan Moreno
  • Janelle Tang

What we do

Connecting our Startup Community
Startup Sault Ste Marie is working to connect the entire entrepreneur ecosystem in Sault Ste Marie with the resources and support they need.
Promoting our Startup Community
There are amazing things happening in Sault Ste Marie's startup community; as Startup Sault grows, we will be working to increase the visibility and profile of our community, startups, events and resources.
Community Enterprise Partnership
Our entrepreneur leaders and stakeholder organizations will convene on a regular basis to further the startup community in Sault Ste Marie and ensure everyone has a voice.
Learning from Seasoned Founders
Startup Sault Ste Marie events are creating opportunities to learn from successful entrepreneurs and innovators as they share lessons learned on the road to building great companies.
Startup Drinks
Network and hangout with other entrepreneurs, leaders and innovators in a casual, fun environment.


  • Brad Feld, Entrepreneur, VC, co-founder of TechStars and MD of The Foundry Group (Boulder, Colorado)
    This grassroots model for entrepreneurial development is truly transformative and will position Canada as a beacon for entrepreneurs worldwide. Startup Canada’s national network of communities will ensure that entrepreneurs of today and the generations to follow will have the necessary tools, communities and culture to succeed.  

Our Partners

  • Business Development Bank of Canada
  • Social Entrepreneurship Evolution
  • Sault College
  • Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce
  • Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation
  • Community Development Corporation of Sault Ste. Marie & Area (CDC)
  • Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre
  • Startup Canada