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Thank you all for your presence at FounderFuel Demo Day! The Olympia was packed with more than 1100 attendees, a new record! It was a great moment to catch up and also meet with the community. The 6 companies of the 2016 Spring Edition: BenchSci -...

Via Montréal, A MarI Usque Ad Mare, and everything in between. Events that happen on a regular schedule in Montréal, like Startup Festival and the FounderFuel Demo Day, have been marking the ebb and flow of our startup ecosystem for many years. Specific dates on the...

It is with great pleasure that FounderFuel’s team would like to wish a big welcome to Adélaïde Andriot, our new Communication and Operations Intern! We asked Adélaïde a few questions to get to know her a bit better: What brings you to FounderFuel? After six years of law...

Demo Montréal 2016 is happening this coming Thursday, June 9th 2016,. Five startup accelerators are joining forces to showcase some of Montreal’s top early-stage startups. The event is a collaboration between Innocité, Concordia District 3, Founder Institute Montréal, ETS Centech and TandemLauch. Entrepreneurs will pitch their stories to...

PasswordBox is a Canadian password security firm - allowing users to securely store, retrieve and share passwords on any device for free. During PasswordBox’ early stages of development, CEO Dan Robichaud was looking for grants to accelerate their growth. & Unable to find a grant that was...

UPDATE: Adélaïde Andriot joined the team as our new Communication and Operations Intern. Position starting as soon as possible. FounderFuel helps early stage companies go to market and raise seed capital. Founders have access to Entrepreneurs-In-Residence, Mentors and Investors from our networks all across Canada and the US. The...

After a couple of months of planning, we are happy to announce we are opening the call for startups for the next FounderFuel cohort. We have taken some time between cohorts to review what we have been doing for the last 5 years. We believe...

Atlee Clark is the Head of App Store and Third Party Development at Shopify. She’s also an all-star FounderFuel mentor. We sat down to pick her brain about the C100, Shopify and building a startup in Canada versus Silicon Valley. Atlee’s background is firmly rooted...

We sat down with Phillip Cutler, President and CEO of the promising Ed Tech startup GradeSlam, to catch up on the team's exciting news since their big reveal at our Fall 2015 Demo Day....

Kids Code Jeunesse is dedicated to giving every Canadian child the chance to learn to code. That's why, this past Saturday, the organization hosted an Hour of Code event in Montreal's Notman House. The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, meant to show...