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…

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 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.…

1871 AND INcubes Host Showcase for International Startups

TORONTO (January 15, 2014)—1871 CEO Howard A. Tullman joined INcubes CEO Ben Zlotnick in Toronto today to showcase ten companies from Chicago and Toronto that are prepared to expand internationally into the Canadian or US markets. Following keynote addresses from Toronto Mayor John Tory, US Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, and Managing Director of Google…

TiEQuest 2015 is now accepting applications !

TiEQuest 2015 is now accepting applications ! Over $100,000 in prizes and an opportunity to win up to $1,000,000 investment from sponsoring funds Mentoring to all contestants from successful entrepreneurs and business leaders Opportunity to present to, network with and be judged by fund managers, angel investors and venture capitalists Multi-stage competition which encourages contestants to…