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Ever heard the infamous 'foot in the door' story? An eager man sent one shoe to the company of his dreams. With it was a note that read, "now that I have my foot in the door, how about an interview?"    We've said it before and we'll...

As you may have already heard, we’re hitting the road to meet with Fall 2015 applicants!  Alexandre Shee, Analyst at Real Ventures and mentor at FounderFuel, is travelling to Québec City to chat with YOU! You can find him at Le Camp on Tuesday June 16th from...

As you may have already heard, we’re hitting the road to meet with Fall 2015 applicants!  Janet Bannister, Partner at Real Ventures and mentor at FounderFuel, is coming to Waterloo! She will be at Communitech on June 23rd. We invite you to sign up here for her office hours...

As you may have already heard, we’re hitting the road to meet with Fall 2015 applicants!  Next up is Ottawa! You can find us at the Invest Ottawa offices from 9AM to 1PM on June 26th. This is the time to ask us any questions that...

As you may have already heard, we're hitting the road to meet with Fall 2015 applicants!  First up is Toronto. We'll be hosting office hours at the awesome Project: RHINO from 9AM to 1PM on June 20th. This is the time to ask us any questions...

Throw out your pitch decks and come chat - we're visiting Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Québec City and Waterloo!  We'll be hosting office hours in each city, and we invite you to come with any questions that you may have about the program.  Here are the dates and...

Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, describes the basic premise of the first modern accelerator, Y-Combinator, in his book entitled Without Their Permission:  “The premise was simple: a little bit of money, guidance, and three intensive months of writing code and talking to users could one day...

We've scoured the internet, spoken to alumni, and mulled over the question with our team: why are accelerators beneficial? We know we love FounderFuel, but we're biased - we've seen startups enter the program and transform in a matter of months. For any readers unsure...

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="368"] Alexandre Shee, Analyst at Real Ventures[/caption] At the age of twelve, Alexandre Shee sat down at his breakfast table with ten strangers. He continued to do so, every morning, until the age of eighteen. Alex grew up in a Bed & Breakfast -...

After a crazy and successful seventh cohort, we're ready to jump back into the recruitment game. FounderFuel has just graduated a group of entrepreneurs who recognize and have leveraged the fact that the world is malleable. From aquafarming, to 3D Printing, to creative transportation, the last...