1776 Expanding to Crystal City, Acquiring Disruption Corporation As Part of Focus on Driving New Regional Innovation

1776, the global startup incubator and seed fund, today announced it is expanding to Crystal City, Va., and will be acquiring Disruption Corporation as part of a new partnership aimed at creating a stronger regional innovation economy and new opportunities for local startups throughout the Washington Metro region to grow and scale. Through the new…

TELUS Canadian Small Business Blog Series

This week TELUS launched their Canadian Small Business Blog Series to raise awareness around small businesses in Canada.  The series is running in support of our Small Business Challenge, and TELUS will be sharing five ‘Top 5’ lists that are relevant to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. To give you an idea of what to expect…

NUMA – Paris Based Accelerator – Joins INcubes International Exchange Program

INcubes is pleased to announce that NUMA–Paris based accelerator–has joined the INcubes International Exchange Program this month. NUMA has been around for 15 years and has an impressive track record of 77 startups accelerated, 30M Euro raised, 7 exists, and 90% of accelerated startups still active. It’s wide network of 40,000 professionals includes 140 directly…

Bryan Watson Selected as the Ontario finalist for the 2015 BDC Mentorship Award

Our own Bryan Watson, President at EP Enterprises Inc and Director of Strategic Projects at INcubes, has been selected as the Ontario finalist for the BDC Mentorship Award by the Business Development Bank of Canada and Futurpreneur Canada. We would like to congratulate Bryan for this exciting and well deserved nomination! Take a look at the announcement…

Alon Blankstein At INcubes

Today Alon Blankstein stopped by INcubes offices to meet our companies, and gave out invaluable piece of advice to each and every one of them. Along is an investor, mentor, and financial & BizDev exec with broad experience in all aspects of fundraising, marketing, business strategy and management. He has vast experience in managing and mentoring…

OCE Fintech Investor Pitch Competition

  For Fintech entrepreneurs seeking capital from investors, the ability to make a compelling case as succinctly and to the point as possible is essential.   New this year, Discovery’s Fintech Investor Pitch Competition, offers entrepreneurs of any age an invaluable opportunity for a face-to-face with financial institutions and investors to deliver a compelling overview of…

Ben Zlotnick on the Panel of Financial Innovation Collaboration Forum

On February 26, OCE and Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) hosted the Financial Innovation Collaboration Forum—a by-invitation-only event that brought financial institutions together with leading researchers and technology start-ups in areas related to data analytics, cybersecurity, fraud prevention and fin-tech. The participants had a chance to hear from representatives of major financial institutions in a…

INcubes Welcomes a New Mentor: Sumeet Shah from Brand Foundry Ventures, NY

INcubes is pleased to announce that Sumeet Shah, Senior Associate at Brand Foundry Ventures, NY has officially joined our international mentors circle. Sumeet is responsible for sourcing, executing, and monitoring new opportunities at Brand Foundry Ventures. He also has 6 years of experience across the startup and private equity industries, formerly running new business strategies…