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Making FounderFuel better is an iterative process. When I started thinking about running an accelerator last summer, I came up with top priorities both in the short and mid-term. This was done by talking to a lot of people inside and outside of FounderFuel. Of course...

One of our favourite series throughout the program is Founder Talks.  Every Wednesday afternoon we invite one experienced entrepreneur to chips and beer with the teams. Founder Talks have evolved into an informal chat about a topic of the founder's choosing, or the story of how...

Teams have been chosen, offer letters have been extended, and welcome emails have been sent - the FounderFuel Fall 2015 cohort is just around the corner. We're extremely excited to be welcoming a whole new batch of entrepreneurs, and we can't wait to see where...

I once read a tweet that just kind of stuck. It was from Carolyn Kopprasch, Customer Happiness at Buffer, and it read: Ditto about this tweet, from Joel Gascoigne, Co-founder and CEO at Buffer:  (Needless to say, Buffer seems pretty cool...

Many startups within the FounderFuel network are in hyper growth. For that reason, we always try to keep an eye out for individuals interested in freelance work. Further, 17 FounderFuel companies have listed openings (remote and non remote) on Angellist. If you're interested in working with a...

One of my favourite parts of the internet is ease of access to minds we most admire.  This manifests itself in a number of ways; most glaringly, we're able to read the thoughts of others, multiple times per day, in the form of 140 characters or...

Spotful (FF S15) has hit the ground running since their recent graduation from FounderFuel.  Some updates from one of our newest alumni:A brand new name A beautiful new siteA feature in VentureBeat New uses of their productA brand new CTO (who was absorbed from another FF company - more to...

FounderFuel is wrapping up its most recent recruitment season. With our next cohort beginning in the fall, we've just completed the final round of interviews. I sat in on a few to understand what works and what doesn't. Here are a few of my observations:  1....

Last week's post explored the Top 20 Ecosystem Report. Montreal came in at # 20, so we've created a list of what makes this ecosystem what it is: the resources available when building a business in Montreal.  MeetupsStartup DrinksStartupGrindHackerNestMTLCocoaHeads MontréalBig Data MontrealDribble meetup Hacks/Hackers Linux meetupMontreal R User...

Are you a part of a Canadian startup working on digital media or information/communication tech? Would you like to showcase your startup to a group of prominent investors? Then the CIX Top 20 program is for you!  Free to enter, the Canadian Innovation Exchange program is looking...