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Join Us and Accelerate
Your Future

FounderFuel is a mentor-driven venture accelerator that helps early-stage startups make meaningful progress on the venture path. Backed by Real Ventures, Canada’s most active seed-stage venture firm, we have invested in 96 companies since 2011, including Sonder, Transit, Unsplash, Mejuri, Benchsci, Login Radius, XpertSea and Our portfolio companies have gone on to raise over $470M in financing.

FounderFuel works with companies across sectors that are using technology and business model innovation to create value in large markets. Our 3-month intensive program is supported by a network of seasoned startup founders, entrepreneurs, investors, and executives as well as the entire Real Ventures team. The program culminates with Canada’s largest Demo Day.


In 3 months, FounderFuel can help you take your company to the next level.

Learn more

Ready to take the plunge? We invite you to carefully read our FAQ and review the eligibility criteria before applying. All candidates who submit an application are asked to upload their pitch deck, so have yours ready!

The deadline for submission is January 26, at midnight.

The application form should take around 15 to 20 minutes to fill out. Once the application is submitted, it will be reviewed by our team. The selection process includes the application review, two rounds of interviews, and one final pitch session. Good luck!

The Basics





Goals and Vision

Closing Questions

Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Here’s what we’re looking to hear more about: Is this a large/ persistent problem? What are the dynamics of the market? Is it one we understand or would like to? Is something about this team/ tech/ traction exceptional? What stage is the company? Could we add value as investors?