Experiencing London’s Booming Tech Scene with Toronto Mayor John Tory

This past week Ben Zlotnick, CEO and Founder of INcubes—Toronto based tech-startup accelerator—had the privilege of joining Mayor John Tory’s mission to London, which was his inaugural trip outside of Canada. Ben brought along 4 Toronto-based financial technology companies as part of the mission: Karl Martin the CTO of Nymi, Rene McIver the CSO of…

Mentoring Session with Alexander Peh, Head of Market Development & Mobile at Pay Pal Canada

Yesterday, Alexander Peh, head of Market Development & Mobile at Pay Pal Canada, stopped by INcubes to mentor a few of our companies. Alexander has over 12 year’s experience in the Online Commerce (eCommerce, mCommmerce & Payments), Technology (Digital, Mobile apps/web, IPTV & VOD) and Media (Film & TV) industries. International experience working with multinationals and…

INCUBES IS THE CANADIAN PARTNER OF MONDELĒZ INTERNATIONAL’S SHOPPER FUTURES INITIATIVE

As the Canadian partner of Shopper Futures—Mondelēz International’s innovation initiative that brings together retailers and entrepreneurs that can innovate the consumer retail experience–INcubes is happy to see that of the eight participating startups, half are Canadian. After hundreds of applications and a pitch day with 18 startups, the eight selected startups will now work with…

Here’s how to get the most out of your fundraising visit to Silicon Valley

Originally posted on Business Insider _______________________________________________________________________________________________ When you’re a founder in Silicon Valley, raising money from the venture capitalists on Sand Hill Road can be intimidating. Danielle Morrill, the CEO and cofounder of Mattermark, has a bunch of advice — both conventional and otherwise — for founders. Morrill’s startup tracks all sorts of data about private…

Infographic: Venture Capital In Canada

The Canadian venture capital industry has seen steady increases in deal size as well as deal volume since 2009 with an all-time high of $2.365 billion in 2014. A majority of the funds invested came from government-backed sources with a total commitment of $832 million, which shows the continued effort to promote innovation through entrepreneurship.…

CIX TOP 20 NOW OPEN

The Canadian Innovation Exchange is looking for the nation’s Top 20 hottest innovative companies! All technology companies across Canada are invited to enter. The CIX Top 20 is chosen based on excellence in innovation, growth potential, competitive advantage and strength of business model. Does your company have what it takes? Enter the CIX Top 20 program! CEOs…

Tech Ranch Has A Special Giveaway Campaign: #DontFeartheFrontier

For the entire month of July, Tech Ranch accelerator will be running the ‪#‎DontFeartheFrontier‬! Its goal is to help individuals who are thinking about an idea (or multiple) finally take that first step toward making their dream a reality. ‪#‎TechRanch‬ Venture Start Online Program allows individuals to take this interactive course at their own pace and whenever is…