[IN]cubes DemoDay - Congratulations to the Graduates of INtake 03!
DemoDay was a huge success (in spite of the weather) and the companies did an amazing job!
It was a rare treat to hear Brad Feld speak and share his experiences as an entrepreneur and VC as well as his INsights on the importance of maintaing equilibrium .
Thank you to everyone who came out to the event and the INcubes mentors that worked with the startups over the past 3 months!
Also, thank you to Justyna Sokolowski for the beautiful photos!
INcubes goes to KPMG for Pitch Practice
Chris, Santino, and Sunil fro KPMG were kind enough to host a pitch practice session at their downtown offices yesterday.
The companies were given very INsightful feedback and have been busy making changes to their presentations in preparation for another practice session today!
Weeks 10 & 11 at INcubes - Counting Down to DemoDay!
The last few weeks of INtake 03 focused on Planning for an Advisory and Corporate Board & Prep for Raising Future Rounds.
Know Rules Media was back in the office to film and conduct interviews for the DemoDay video.
Gerard Buckley came in for his last INoffice session with INtake 03 the companies practiced their pitches and received more investor feedback.
Week 9: INvestor Presentation & Elevator Pitches at the CN Tower
The startups in INtake 03 were focused on their INvestor presentations last week. The office was busy with mentors coming in to offer INvestor Presentation Advisement and very valuable feedback.
Thursday was the also the kick-off of the International Startup Festival- Elevator World Tour! Great event and congratulations to INtake02’s HOVER.IT for placing in the top 10!
Week 7 of INtake 03 was all about critiques and pitching. The startups had their UI & UE critiques and met with mentors to discuss scaleability and simplicity of use. INcubes’ mentor Mark Evans was also INoffice to share his INsights.
Cher Jones droppedIN twice to lend her on camera expertise and coach the startups on their elevator pitches.
With Cher’s help the startups were camera ready! Bryan Jackson was INoffice on Thursday to film the startups’ pitches and interview Ben and Traviss for IT Business Canada.
The first week of 2013 was busy at the INcubes offices! We had some great mentor dropINs and presentations.
Special thanks to Dave Senior and Ryan Bannon of Playground (above) for their very INsightful presentation and critiques of the startups websites!
On Friday the startups had a chance to practice their elevator pitches on camera!
Financial Post: Startup Roundup: Verelo acquired, INcubes’ new cohort and looking back at 2012
INcubes announces third cohort of companies
Toronto startup incubator INcubes announced its third group of companies at the end of December,
Fabspaces is looking to tap into the education space with a web-based interactive video platform for activity-based workshops; Leaders4NonProfits is working on a web app that provides training for volunteers; and Top That also has a web-based app in the works to let businesses and individual create multimedia challenges and competitions.
INcubes works with startups in very early stages, offering a three-month acceleration program in exchange for 7.5% equity stakes in the companies.
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INtake 03: Week Two at [IN]cubes
Zev Zlotnick, a practicing commercial & corporate lawyer, met with the startups to get the ball rolling.
Julie Lisle, Business Development Manager at Microsoft, spent the morning at INcubes and even brought lunch! Thank you Julie!
Toronto Standard’s, Igor Bonifacic, droppedIN and on Thursday Simon Brightman, Michael Younder and Lars Hansen offered their expertise.
Accepting Applications for INtake 03!
INtake 02 is complete and was a great success. INcubes is now accepting applications to INtake03!
Dates to Remember:
- Deadline for applications is November 15, 2012
- INtake 03 begins December 3, 2012
- INtake 03 Demo Day on February 26, 2013
Please apply today and be a part of our continuing success.