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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...

[This is the first in a series of profiles on Canadian co-founders making waves in the States]   “Do you play Call of Duty?” This was the question that started it all. True to their Canadian roots, two twelve year old boys met stuck on a chairlift one...

Mike Slater and Matthew Harrison from BDO Canada came to speak to the teams about compensation, crowdfunding, Canadian Sales Taxes and Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED). Stressed during the conversation on SR&ED was the following:1) The reduction in returns due to recent QC tax changes:Federal:-...

We're coming up on the 1 year anniversary of Vanhawks launching their Valour Kickstarter campaign, the most successful one in Canada, during their 3 month stint at FounderFuel. To celebrate this we couldn't be more excited for the 2 major announcements Vanhawks made yesterday. They announced...

Founder Talks - a brand new FounderFuel initiative - connects seasoned entrepreneurs to the current batch of startups in a casual and private environment.  For our second Talk we welcomed Ethan Song, CEO & Creative Director of Frank & Oak. Frank & Oak is a Montreal based...