As we rev up for our new cohort, we're focusing on rebooting our highly valued mentor network. Last night we hosted our first ever Mentor 101, where we discussed the details of the program and how to be an invaluable resource to the teams. Next up,...

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...

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...

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...