FounderFuel

FounderFuel

An accelerator in Quebec that focuses on helping new startups make progress on the venture path.

FounderFuel is an accelerator in Quebec that focuses on helping new startups make progress on the venture path. Founded 2010 in Montréal, Quebec, Canada by Alan MacIntosh, Ian Jeffrey, Jean-Sebastian Cournoyer, and John Stokes, it invests in seed rounds. Its portfolio companies include Instamek, ChargeHub, Enkidoo AI, Locketgo, Pelcro, Wastack, and YPC Technologies. As of March 2020, 1FounderFuel has made 57 investments. Their most recent investment was on June 1, 2018, when Pelcro raised CA$120K. FounderFuel has had nine exits, the most notable of which include Crew, Playerize, and InfoActive. FounderFuel has raised a total of $6M in funding over two rounds. Their latest funding was raised on April 24, 2012 from a venture round.

Portfolio companies

Company
Cohort
Founders

Appifier

FounderFuel Spring 2012

BenchSci

FounderFuel Spring 2016

Binder

FounderFuel Fall 2014

Brownie Points

FounderFuel Fall 2014

CoRecruiters

FounderFuel Spring 2015

CrowdMedia

FounderFuel Summer 2013

Dashbook

FounderFuel Summer 2013

Delve Labs

FounderFuel Fall 2015

DoBundle

FounderFuel Spring 2014

Editola.com

FounderFuel Fall 2011

Epilogger

FounderFuel Spring 2012

Fastgrab

FounderFuel Fall 2012

Flatbook

FounderFuel Fall 2014

FundMetric

FounderFuel Spring 2016

GradeSlam

FounderFuel Fall 2015

Groove

FounderFuel Summer 2013

Guides

FounderFuel Spring 2016

InfoActive

FounderFuel Fall 2012

Instagrad

FounderFuel Summer 2013

International Gaming League

FounderFuel Fall 2012

KeaText

FounderFuel Spring 2016

Kiwi Wearables

FounderFuel Spring 2014

Listn

FounderFuel Fall 2012

LiveRides

FounderFuel Spring 2012

Login Radius

FounderFuel Summer 2013

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Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Listn (company)

Listn is a company that has developed a music listening platform

Music
Seevibes

Seevibes is a Quebec-based big data company founded by Laurent Maisonnave.

Big data
Quebec
Provender

Provender is a company founded by Caithrin Rintoul.

Agriculture
Redtree Robotics

A robotics company making chipsets to connect sensors, actuators, components, and other robotic parts.

Manufacturing
Waterloo, Ontario
Now In Store

Now In Store is a company founded by Charles Brun.

Small and medium-sized enterprises
CrowdMedia

Company

Swift Identity

Company

PlayerTakesAll

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Accelerator batches

Accelerator Batch
Accelerator batch companies
FounderFuel Spring 2012
PayPhoneApp
FounderFuel 2019
NameShouts
FounderFuel Summer 2013
Provender
FounderFuel 2018
Chargehub
FounderFuel Fall 2012
Fastgrab
FounderFuel 2017
Porpoise (company)
FounderFuel Fall 2015
Delve Labs
FounderFuel Fall 2011
Editola.com
FounderFuel Spring 2016
BenchSci
FounderFuel Spring 2014
Kiwi Wearables
FounderFuel Fall 2014
Selective Few
FounderFuel Spring 2015
CoRecruiters
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Alan MacIntosh

Employee

Alistair Croll

Mentor

Allan Benchetrit

Mentor

Andrew Angus

Mentor

April Dunford

Mentor

Audry Larocque

Mentor

Austin Hill

Mentor

Brian Kobus

Mentor

Carl Mercier

Mentor

Chris Arsenault

Mentor

Christian Beauclair

Mentor

Daniel Drouet

Mentor

Daniel Robichaud

Mentor

David Chamandy

Mentor

David Nault

Mentor

Dominique Belanger

Mentor

Ella Sibio

Employee

Emma Williams

Mentor

Farrel Miller

Mentor

Frederic Chanay

Mentor

Gabriel Sundaram

Mentor

George Favvas

Mentor

Harley Finkelstein

Mentor

Ian Jeffrey

Mentor

Isaac Souweine

Employee

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Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Instamek

ChargeHub

Enkidoo AI

Locketgo

Pelcro

Wastack

YPC Technologies

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Isabelle Kirkwood
June 18, 2020
BetaKit
Montreal-based accelerator FounderFuel has announced the companies that will be joining its newest and 13th cohort for 2020.
Isabelle Kirkwood
March 2, 2020
BetaKit
Recently, three Canadian organizations have announced new members to their teams. Here's a breakdown of who is joining and what they bring to the table.
Denise Paglinawan
January 6, 2020
BetaKit
Three programs meant to accelerate startup growth, led by FounderFuel, Founder Institute, and BDO Canada, have announced new events for 2020.

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