In today’s startup news: Would-be tech startup founders only have until May 15 to sign up for membership in the Toronto startup incubator’s INCubes No [Idea] Team; university students develop a mobile app that helps caregivers assist dementia sufferers; Startup Canada’s PEI tour is a resounding success.
You only have until May 15 to apply with INCubes which is building its wryly-called No [Idea] Team. The Toronto-based tech startup incubator is actually building a startup team “from scratch”. Click here to apply: http://incubes.ca/noidea
No [Idea] Team
INCubes is dedicated to helping inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs build their business, find investors, and network with other bright entrepreneurs. Members of the No[Idea] Team get: Three months initial acceleration in the INCubes space, equity in the new company for which the applicant will be a founder; chance to pitch their business to investors at the INCubes Demo Day; support from INCUbes mentors and investors; and membership into the INCubes Alumni organization and ongoing incubation.
Startup releases new mobile health app
Canadian startup company EDO Mobile Health has released an iPhone and iPad version of its mobile app which is designed to help caregivers assist persons suffering from dementia.
The app facilitates the coordination between caregivers and family members caring for a patient. The app has several features which includes a family calendar, family journal and a medication adherence tool. Download the app at edomhealth.com/signup/
The app was created by a group of university students and entrepreneurs who are working to apply technology to help relieve caregiver stress. Omer Dor, 22, is the company’s chief operating Officer. He named the company after his grandfather Edo, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease when Omer was just 10 years old. Watching his grandmother care for his grandfather, Omer knew he wanted to make a difference for families impacted by dementia.
Startup Canada in PEI
Startup Canada traveled across Prince Edward Island to connect with and bring together the province’s entrepreneurial community.
Startup Canada is a grassroots, entrepreneur-led initiative to support and inspire entrepreneurship across the country. The Startup Canada team is on a six-month tour to celebrate entrepreneurship, identify key challenges facing Canadian startups, and ignite new community-led solutions to those challenges.
In PEI, the Tour engaged more than 300 Islanders, and more than 200 entrepreneurs from a variety of sectors, including well-known Island entrepreneurs Ray Murphy, President of Murphy’s Pharmacies, John Rowe, President of Island Abbey Foods and Timeless Technologies and Regis Duffy, Founder of Diagnostic