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…

Here Come the Robots – Original Post by Jeff Marsden

For anyone who follows financial news and especially those interested in the evolution of financial services for consumers, it is impossible to ignore the chatter and excitement about ‘Robo-Advisors’ (or Online Advisors). With the promise of a revolution in the Wealth Management value proposition, Robo-Advisors represent the potential of industry change as profound as that…

Meet Our Volunteers!

INcubes team is delighted to welcome aboard two very talented and incredibly awesome volunteer interns! Stop by to say hi and meet them in person! Ellen K. Hayes   Social Media & Marketing Intern Ellen Hayes is a recent Toronto transplant from the Windy City with a love of all things graffiti & hip-hop- related.…

INcubes Companies Pitch at Google

On January 27th, we had the opportunity to visit Google Canada Headquarters, where several INcubes startups presented their pitches for feedback to Dave Brown and Catherine Barry, Youtube Country Lead and Strategic Partner Lead at Google respectively. Startups in all phases of development (accelator, funnel, alumni) participated, including Limelight, Boon, Mirens, Qoints, Videogami, and EatSleepRide.…