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We sat down with Charles Brun, CEO of Now In Store., to discuss the startup's progress since graduating from FounderFuel in the summer of 2013. NowInStore allows e-commerce brands to automatically generate marketing materials such as catalogues, flyers, lookbooks, line sheets and more. Its mission is to help...

Startup Open House is the one day a year when startups from all across Canada open their doors to welcome students, entrepreneurs, professionals, non-profits and fortune 500 companies. If you work at or with a startup, or if you are hoping to in the future,...

Mosaic Manufacturing (FF S2015) is designing the future of desktop 3D printing. They have developed The Palette to turn any 3D printer into a multi-colour, multi-material machine. After a super successful Kickstarter campaign during their time at FounderFuel, they've grown up and moved out of Notman! Now a team...

Flatbook (FF F14) brings together the authenticity of staying at an Airbnb with the dependability of staying in a hotel. With Flatbook you're able to rent out your home without having to deal with the rental process; bookings, storage, decoration and clean-up are all taken care of. For...

The idea behind Crew is simple: submit your dream mobile app or website, receive an automatic budget recommendation and get matched with handpicked professionals that bring that dream to life. No banks, no lawyers - just your idea and the Crew platform.  Their most recent success...

‘It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.’ I’m sure you’ve heard that one before. And I’m sure at one point or another you’ve grimaced when hearing it. I know I have. Full disclosure: I’ve never been that super successful networker whose Rolodex (get with the...

Sharethebus is on a roll. After graduating from FounderFuel's Spring 2015 cohort, they've seen huge success and are just getting started.  Just a few months after graduation, the team - along with 11 other startups - were chosen to compete for the Best Pitch Prize at the...

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...