Spring 2016 Call for Startups

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 in the classic acceleration model: an intensive, on-location, cohort based […]

Joining the Family

 A few weeks ago, I was in my hometown, Nice, France for 3 weeks. I took some time to see good friends and family. This moment was a great time to take a step back from all the stuff I’d been doing earlier. To think. When I came back to Montreal early October, I was […]

Get ready for the biggest Demo Day yet!

This time around, Demo Day is bigger and better than ever before! On December 2nd, you’ll get not one but two Demo Days. FounderFuel and InnoCitéMTL are joining forces to showcase the best of the best in front of the biggest crowd we’ve ever gathered. If you’ve attended our Demo Day’s in the past, you’ve […]

FounderFuel + Guru

There’s a dark side to entrepreneurship that’s often overlooked: a lack of emphasis placed on health. We want to address this issue head on, so we’ll be working with a nutritionist during the Fall 2015 cohort (8 days away!) to ensure that our teams are taking care of their health as much as their startup. […]

Founders On A Bus

Interested in coming to Demo Day on May 7th but you’re based in Waterloo, Toronto and Ottawa and it seems like a bit of a trek? We’ve got the perfect option for you! Hop on a bus with some of your fellow Founders.  On May 7th, FounderFuel is inviting Founders on an epic bus ride […]

Vanhawks, Creators of the Bike of the Future

[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 raised 1.6 million dollars. The startup’s evolution began with […]

Day 19: 1 year later, Vanhawks is on a roll!

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 through TechCrunch that: – They have raised $1.6 million from […]

7 Startups for our 7th Cohort

“Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.” – William Peterson FounderFuel is gearing up to welcome its Spring 2015 cohort on Monday, February 9th. 7 companies will comprise our 7th batch of startups. This time around, we’re trying something new. After a deep-dive re-evaluating […]

Vote for Vanhawks as Accelerator Graduate of the Year!!

The finalists for the 2014 Canadian Startup Awards have just been announced and our very own Vanhawks (Spring 2014) has been nominated as Accelerator Graduate of the Year!  Vanhawks’s mission is to make connected bikes for the urban commuter to encourage bike rides for greener and less congested cities with the best experience possible. The Vanhawks Valour, […]