Looking for cofounders? Unlock FounderDating’s Montreal network

300x62xFounderDating-Logo-300x62.png.pagespeed.ic.tryC_nK95X 4669As the name suggests, FounderDating wants to get together engineers and entrepreneurs who are looking for cofounders. Jessica Alter is the mastermind behind FounderDating, making her mission to make sure that no entrepreneur walks away because they didn't find the right partner. Started in San Francisco and spreading to New York, Austin, and Toronto, Jessica is now adding new cities in its   Read more…


Is there a future for the Montreal startup community?

Is there a future for the Montreal startup community? 4657It's hard to nail what's happening exactly in Montreal but it's clear that there are now more people leaving the local startup ecosystem than people going in. A while ago, Raymond Luk went to Toronto, Robin Ahn (StartupDrinks) was off to San Francisco, Sylvain Carle (camps and general geek ambassador) and Sara Ahmadian (Robotics Hackathon) as well. Georgiana Laudi, active lead of Montreal Girl Geeks is   Read more…


twtspire.com| idea for the next startup = One Tweet Away?

twtspire.com| idea for the next startup = One Tweet Away? 4533 Startups solve problems. So if you find a problem there's probably a startup idea lying somewhere nearby. A Montreal developer Kenji Wellman developed an app called twtspire.com that scours twitter and automatically detects tweets from people that wonder why a solution doesn't exist for a specific problem they're having. Here are example of tweets from twtspire.com that could result in some kind apps Why isn't   Read more…


The growth of the Hacker community in Montreal

The growth of the Hacker community in Montreal 4495In the New York Times, Nadim Kobeissi tells how Sabu, at that time presumed to be the leader of the Anonymous network, tried to befriend him and get him into his schemes. A Montreal-based student and also encryption specialist, Nadim (@kaepora) is also famous for crypto.cat, a communication tool that is used by many security groups and also activists worldwide to send privately   Read more…


Portable Microbiology Lab -There’s an App For That!

Petrifilm Developed 4451The year is 2020. Somewhere in an African village a father is having a conversation with his son. “When you were just a little boy, we didn’t have phones that check water quality.” As incredible as it sounds, the technology is very real. The prototype was developed in just a few days by a local Montreal team during a hackathon called “Random Hacks of Kindness.” The event is about   Read more…


Robotics Hackathon to be Held in Montreal in March

NAO 4214Montreal fans of robotics are in for a treat this March. The “Cloud Robotics Hackathon” is in town. From March 2nd through to March 4th Maison Notman House will host a unique Robotics event made for anyone who’s interested in hacking Robots to make them perform neat things. There are 2 sponsors of the event. “Robotshop”, an online Robot retailer, which will   Read more…


Pictures From Today’s Startup Weekend

Speakers included (from left) Jean Sebastien Cournoyer Partner in FounderFuel, Real Ventures, Yona Shtern, Co-Founder - Beyond the Rack, Chris Arseneault - iNovia Capital, Francois Gilbert President Directeur General of Anges Quebec 4110[caption id="attachment_4111" align="aligncenter" width="660" caption="Volunteers and organizers drawing out the battle plan"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_4114" align="aligncenter" width="660" caption="Some attendees couldn't wait to show off their projects before the start of the event"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_4115" align="aligncenter" width="660" caption="No one is posing in this picture (except for Marc of startupifier and a volunteer)"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_4116" align="aligncenter" width="660" caption="sponsors of the event including Lou   Read more…


Montreal Hosts Youtube Association for Content Creators

Montreal Hosts Youtube Association for Content Creators 4089Many get curious about instant fame that some YouTube videos get. But few dig deep and try to understand the intricacies of the elusive “something somethingness” that these videos seem to possess. This is what Aimee Davison is after and she’s been sharing her insights at speaking gigs like Ignite Montreal as well as well as Colleges and Universities across Canada. I personally attended   Read more…



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