- 4 years ago


Today Montreal’s FounderFuel will graduate 11 startup teams at historic Monument National in front of a sold out crowd including investors from San Francisco, New York, Boston, Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal.

Anticipation is high as last fall FounderFuel graduated 9 teams of which 4 have raised a combined total of over $2.5 million to date.

Today’s FounderFuel graduating class hail from across Canada – Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Quebec City and St. John’s – and includes:

  • Appifier – Captivating apps that bring visibility, discoverability and monetization to web publishers.
  • Centerside – Adaptive web presences for the connected generation.
  • Epilogger – Consume, create, and share social content — before, during, and after an event. 
  • HealthAware – The online destination that takes the pain out of booking health appointments.
  • Live Rides – A community marketplace for rides that turns long drives into great social experiences.
  • Notesolution – Crowd-sourced course resources for university prep and exam season survival!
  • Ooomf – The engagement platform that allows app developers to “socialize apps,” turning their followers into users and fans into advocates.
  • PayPhoneAPP – Everything you need in one easy to use app on your smartphone that lets you use your money whenever and however you want.
  • Prestopolis – Real-time marketing solutions for local retailers.
  • ShopAround – Browse the malls before you leave home on your iPhone or iPad, discovering your next favorite purchase from the comfort of your home.
  • TenScores – The automated platform that simplifies and optimizes Google Adwords spend, even for the smallest of users. 

In the following week, a selection committee comprised of the Business Development Bank of Canada and FounderFuel will determine which of these teams are “venture-ready” and thus ready to receive a convertible note in the amount of $150K from the Business Development Bank of Canada.

Teams looking to take part in the Fall 2012 Cohort can apply online until June 22nd.