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"Il y a aussi des accélérateurs comme FounderFuel, qui fournit du capital pour les start-ups et l’accès à un réseau d’entrepreneurs vétérans et d’investisseurs."
"Depuis sa création en 2008, Real Ventures a investi dans 60 sociétés et a joué un rôle critique dans la création de l’accélérateur FounderFuel et la mise sur pied de la Maison Notman."
"Steven Lachance is the former CEO of FounderFuel startup Liverides, which was a ridesharing app."
“Real” is Canada’s largest and most active seed venture capital fund manager and driving force behind startup accelerator FounderFuel and downtown tech innovation hub Notman House.
"Le fonds est aussi derrière l’incubateur de start-ups FounderFuel."
While Parmer emphasized how much his startup grew under the pressures of Extreme Startups, he was quick to point out that programs can tear teams apart . FounderFuel’s Jeffrey admitted that, “in every single cohort at least one cofounder has been fired."
"A FounderFuel grad, Ooomf was originally an app discovery startup and the name change was also part of today's announcement."
"The Founder Fuel program, which has accelerated 40 startups, is set to graduate its 5th cohort this spring."
"Cette situation et bien d’autres sont à la base de Truth, appli iOS conçue par une jeune entreprise en démarrage de Vancouver, qui vient de déménager à Montréal pour participer au programme FounderFuel."
"Things are going pretty well right now for Now In Store, the Montreal-founded startup that previously went through the FounderFuel accelerator program as a wholesale marketplace connecting fashion buyers with brands."
"La start-up présentement incubée par FounderFuel, à Montréal, fait partie d’une nouvelle vague d’applications antisociales."
“The goal of the International Demo Day is to show the Valley what startups around the world are doing,” said FounderFuel general manager Ian Jeffrey.
"Montreal's FounderFuel is joining London's Seedcamp and Sydney's Startmate to bring 15 international (including Canadian) startups to San Francisco."
“The desire to maintain anonymity online is growing exponentially online,” noted Ian Jeffrey, General Manager of FounderFuel. “We’ve known the team at Foro Technologies for a while and are very excited by their approach to helping people speak the truth online."
"Saheli and his cofounder Bio Cho didn’t have a particularly easy entry into the Montreal accelerator program. At FounderFuel’s “Mentor Day”, an event that unofficially kicks off the program, one mentor told the startup that they should quit the idea entirely."
"Incubée par FounderFuel, sa start-up permet quant à elle aux marchands en ligne d’accepter la devise sans risque, comme le fait BitPay."
"Execution Labs fait malgré tout le pari d’offrir un programme d’incubation similaire à FounderFuel, mais adapté aux particularités de l’industrie du jeu."
"In an ideal tech world chronology, the Institute would fit somewhere between Startup Weekend — a 54-hour camp filled with designers and aspirational entrepreneurs — and accelerators, like FounderFuel, that are geared toward investment-ready businesses or ones that can generate revenue."
"There are increasingly more options for startups in Canada at the seed funding stage, with accelerators like FounderFuel and a growing number of early stage investors."
"However, only six qualify for BDC Venture Capital's convertible note program [...]. Those six are FounderFuel, Communitech Hyperdrive, Extreme Startups, GrowLab, Launch36, and Execution labs."
"A recent graduate of FounderFuel, the Montreal-based startup accelerator, LoginRadius announced $1.3 million in financing on Feb 12"
"Now in its fifth cohort, FounderFuel’s fresh group of startups, eight in total, are four weeks into their 12-week journey. They all get $50,000 upfront cash for nine percent equity, as well as several other perks like the $150,000 convertible note from BDC and a second Demo Day in Silicon Valley."
"A recent graduate of FounderFuel, a Montreal-based startup accelerator, the company offers a number of paid monthly and yearly plans to its users"
"A recent graduate of FounderFuel, the Montreal-based startup accelerator, the company also announced it is currently powering social login and sharing on 100,000 websites in 180 countries with monthly reach of 15 million users."
"FounderFuel's general manager Ian Jeffrey said the companies in his accelerator are focused on a global market, and thus English is the language that’s used."
"A recent graduate of Montreal's FounderFuel startup accelerator the company also announced it is currently powering social login and sharing on 100,000 websites in 180 countries with monthly reach of 15 million users."
"Edmonton-based social login and sharing startup LoginRadius, an alum of Montreal accelerator FounderFuel, has secured $1.3 million in funding from a variety of investors."
"Login Radius supports authentication through 30 major social networks. It graduated from FounderFuel in Summer 2013."
"A recent graduate of FounderFuel, a Montreal-based startup accelerator, the company offers a number of paid monthly and yearly plans to its users."
“LoginRadius’ goal is to help businesses engage and understand their users by simplifying how users connect to the web” said Rakesh Soni, Co-founder & CEO of LoginRadius, a FounderFuel 2013 graduate
"A recent graduate of startup accelerator FounderFuel, the Edmonton, Alberta-based company said it is currently powering social login and sharing on 100,000 websites in 180 countries with a monthly reach of 15 million users."
"Les entreprises viennent ici pour trouver non pas une idée, mais un marché pour leurs produits, et pour bénéficier de l’expérience de nos mentors, qui sont à la fois des entrepreneurs à succès, des investisseurs ainsi que des dirigeants", explique Ian Jeffrey, directeur général de FounderFuel.
"[Jérôme] Nycz discussed the firm's other initiatives, including their $150,000 convertible note program for accelerator graduates, and investment in a cluster of six accelerators, including FounderFuel and Execution Labs."
"La start-up LoginRadius, incubée par FounderFuel en 2013, vient de finaliser un tour de financement de 1,3 million de dollars."
"Edmonton-based startup and FounderFuel accelerator program graduate LoginRadius has raised $1.3 million in venture capital from the Accelerate Fund, Yaletown Venture Partners, Real Ventures, BDC Capital and several Angel investors."
"Sergio Escobar, qui assume aussi l’organisation de Startup Weekend Montréal (et du Founder Institute), explique que le programme vise à combler le vide qui existe entre l’événement de deux jours et des incubateurs comme FounderFuel."
"L'incubateur [...] permet à ses participants de bénéficier des conseils d'entrepreneurs à succès. Hicham Ratnani, cofondateur de Frank & Oak, Ian Jeffrey, directeur général de FounderFuel, Martin-Luc Archambault, pdg de Wajam et Alexandre Taillefer, associé principal de XPND Capital, seront du nombre."
"Among the founding partners are three Canadian accelerators: Vancouver's Launch Academy, Montreal's FounderFuel, and Montreal's Execution Labs."
«Les entreprises que nous finançons n'ont pas le choix de regarder au sud de la frontière parce que c'est là que se trouve l'argent», explique pour sa part Ian Jeffrey, directeur général de l'incubateur FounderFuel.
"The firm takes several smaller bets in the FounderFuel accelerator startups and only makes bigger bets (series A investments) on the “cream of the crop,” or the most high-performing companies."
"Le programme startup exchange compte déjà dix membres fondateurs, en Europe, au Proche-Orient, en Amérique du nord et du sud et en Asie : Elevator (Tel Aviv), Chinaccelerator (Shangai), Startupbootcamp (Berlin), Level39 (Londres), 50 Partners (Paris), FounderFuel (Montréal), Execution Labs (Montréal), Launch Academy (Vancouver), Hubbog (Bogota), et Start-up Chile (Santiago)."
The startup [Seevibes] was accelerated by FounderFuel in 2011 and offers a platform that measures the social audience activity of television in Canada and Europe, information increasingly crucial for broadcasters and advertisers, as Brault explained.
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"The startup based in Montreal is provides funding and access to a network of investors, mentors and knowledgeable entrepreneurs to help teams chosen for the 12-week program get their project up and running."
"It's been about two years since Ooomf cofounder Mikael Cho went through the FounderFuel accelerator program in Montreal."