Fall 2015 Week 2

A few months ago, a mentor expressed concern over the health of the teams going through the program. Although it’s no secret that accelerators push founders to put their all into accomplishing a lot in a short amount of time – that’s the point – we knew we had to do something. Health and hard work need not be mutually exclusive. So, as we’ve previously mentioned, we’re now more actively placing an emphasis on health. 

That’s why Lindsay Davis, a Wellness Coach, stopped by this week to speak to the teams. She discussed how to hack your health: the best apps to track what you eat and how you workout, the link between diet and memory, how walking meetings boost creativity by 60%, and much more. To learn more about Lindsay, you can check out her site

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And just in time, our first Guru shipment arrived…

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56 cases of Guru, to be exact…

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Guru is one of our newest sponsors, on a mission to provide energy without compromising health. You can check out the health benefits here

This week also saw visits from Nicole Leblanc at BDC, Matthew Harrison from BDO and Jean-Nicolas Delage and Christian Jacques from Fasken Martineau. We’ll be posting their presentations next week. 

And we hosted our first joint dinner with Innocité

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Finally, our program manager, Emma Williams, was invited to speak at a McGill University Alumni Network event. She discussed how to build out a network as an entrepreneur. 

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Safe to say it’s been a busy week! Thanks to all of our speakers, sponsors and teams! Stay tuned for next week, when we’ll be posting the speakers’ presentations. 

Keep Crankin’
– The FounderFuel Crew 

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Emma Williams
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