Jolt @ MaRS

JOLT is a technology accelerator dedicated to building high-growth web and mobile companies that promise to transform the way consumers and enterprises interact with technologies. If you are selected, JOLT invests $50,000 in your

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FounderFuel ups the stakes for next cohort

Montreal-based technology accelerator FounderFuel is accepting applications for its next cohort of startup firms, and offering up a bit more coin to those that make the cut.Teams accepted to the mentor-driven accelerator program

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Tech accelerators become talent magnets

Technology accelerator centres in North America are becoming popular enough to scare well-established corporations into giving them credence, according to directors of the startup development programs.At the Canadian Innovation Exchange Nov. 27, a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Sacrifices made to be an ‘Extreme Startup’

Today, Toronto-based accelerator Extreme Startups will host its Demo Day and five new technology firms will be unveiled to the world - and a room full of potential investors.But while this will be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup Canada to call for urgent action to support Canadian entrepreneurs

By Francis Moran  The results of the largest consultation ever undertaken within the community of Canadian entrepreneurs and their supporters will be unveiled in a series of six cross-country news conferences on Tuesday when

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 23rd, 2012 Francis Moran

Urban energy the focus of new Ryerson incubator

Hoping to do for urban energy what its Digital Media Zone did digital media, Ryerson University last week launched the Innovation Centre for Urban Energy (i-CUE), a business incubator and accelerator focused on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

FounderFuel launches 8 international startups at demo day

Last week Montreal-based FounderFuel unveiled eight new digital startups unto the world in front of a crowd of 800 people. This cohort of startups graduating the three-month program was different. Teams weren't just

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Execution Labs looks to fund videogame developers in Montreal

A new gaming-focused startup incubator and accelerator has launched in Montreal with $1.4 million in funding and the involvement of several videogame-industry luminaries.Execution Labs announced it was open for applications yesterday. It's looking

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Why the Irish approach to startup success includes Canada

A black T-shirt is mounted in a large frame on a brick wall. It shows a man – a sort of stick figure – running, with flames shooting up from his head, which

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 2nd, 2012 Shane Schick

And the winner of the Multiplicity Accelerator challenge is … cream.hr

Toronto startup firm cream.hr has won the first ever Power Up Sales Challenge held by local accelerator Multiplicity. The company, founded in January this year, uses a proprietary algorithmto show which employees at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 19th, 2012 Christine Wong

Fall deadlines loom for Canadian tech startups

It’s a busy Fall season for tech startups, with lots of options available out there to grow your business and gain resources – but with opportunity, comes deadlines. Here’s a few startup programs

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Digital Media Zone at Ryerson University

The Digital Media Zone at Ryerson University (DMZ) is one of Canada's largest incubators and multi-disciplinary working spaces for the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders. Set atop Yonge-Dundas Square and infused with the

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Duncan McNeill Centre for Innovation

Opportunities to gain practical skills that are in demand. The chance to use the latest technology. Opportunities to make industry contacts and gain relevant work experience.

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Al Ross Technology Centre

A full service organization offering technology transfer and business incubator services

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff