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Welcome to Startup Kamloops!

Startup Kamloops 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!

    What we do

    Connecting our Startup Community
    Startup Kamloops is working to connect the entire entrepreneur ecosystem in Kamloops with the resources and support they need. Does your organization support entrepreneurs? Get in touch!
    Promoting our Startup Community
    Kamloops' Startup Community is vibrant and growing. We have something to be proud of and will be profiling our community, startups, events, and resources both on a local and national level.

    Are you holding a meetup or event? Let us know!
    Community Enterprise Partnership
    Our Community Enterprise Partners collaborate and work together to better support our entrepreneurs in our Startup Community.

    Our Partners:
    Kamloops Innovation
    TRU Generator
    Venture Kamloops
    Kamloops Chamber of Commerce
    Community Futures Thompson Country
    Kamloops Makerspace
    Maker Movement & DIY Culture
    Join the growing maker movement and connect with artists, creatives, DIYers and makers of all sorts at Kamloops Makerspace - located on 207 Victoria Street West. Drop in during their weekly H4CK Nights on Wednesday evenings, bring a project you're working on, get a tour, and meet the makers in Kamloops.
    Youth Entrepreneurship
    Through the Generator, students on campus at Thompson Rivers University have access to a network of mentors, events, resources, and programming to start a business.


    • 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

    • Kamloops Makerspace
    • Community Futures Thompson Country
    • Kamloops Chamber of Commerce
    • Venture Kamloops
    • TRU Generator
    • Kamloops Innovation