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You know Demo Day is fast approaching when our videographer shows up!  Marie-Louise Gariepy, President and Producer at Qualia, stopped by to start planning the cohorts introduction video.  The theme of last year's video was Montreal, and can be found here. Only 36 days left. Don't forget to grab...

[This is the fourth part in a series of profiles on Canadian co-founders making waves in the States. Here's part one, two and three.] Gymtrack is out to create the gym experience of the future.  Lee Silverstone and Pablo Srugo have built a virtual personal training system. With...

Isaac Souweine, head of Product Management at Frank & Oak, stopped by the FounderFuel offices to chat to the teams about Product Development for Early Stage Companies.  We've written before about lean analytics. The lean startup movement revolves around the idea of a constant iteration cycle of...

[This is the third part in a series of profiles on Canadian co-founders making waves in the States. Here's part one and part two.]  Y Combinator-backed Spoil was born out of the frustration associated with the inefficiency of the gifting process. As a personalized gift concierge service, Spoil aims...

Stephane Marceau sat down with FounderFuel (on his twenty year marriage anniversary, no less!) to chat with the teams about his and OMsignal’s journey.  Stephane is Co-Founder and CEO of OMsignal, the world's leading smart clothing platform, built on bio-sensing apparel that connects seamlessly with mobile...

Ticket’s are open, the Rialto Theatre has been booked and the teams are hard at work. Demo day is fast approaching! Today we thought we’d chat with the teams about how they’re feeling gearing up towards the big day. Here’s what they had to say: “How am...

[This is the second part in a series of profiles on Canadian co-founders making waves in the States. Here's part one.]  Vanhawks is a rare beast: at just one year of age, it’s been accelerated by FounderFuel, is in the current Y Combinator batch, and has recently...

It’s no secret that many young startups give too much, too early and to the wrong people. In fact, “aside from not having a technical co-founder, the most common mistake that we see is a skewed list of investors,” explains Alan MacIntosh, a partner at...