Monthly Archives: February 2014

indiegogo: Validating Your Product’s Market Potential

Successfully crowdfunding your project on indiegogo will validate your project idea to VCs. The willingness of those to spend their hard earned money demonstrates the presence of a market. This was amongst one of the many teachings from Ayah Norris, Marketing & Community Management at indiegogo. Earlier this week, the CFC Media Lab hosted an indiegogo […]

Carol Leaman, CEO of Axonify, Doesn’t Let Problems Fester

Last week marked ideaBOOST’s first Entrepreneur Evening at the Spoke Club. Each month we invite serial entrepreneurs to join us for an intimate discussion, and to offer up advice on running (and selling) a successful technology company. This was also an opportunity for our community of ideaBOOST’s past and present to mingle with each other. […]

Hosts Are Successfully Implanted with PODS from BMC Labs

“Developed by BMC Labs, POD is an emotional sensory learning and data-mining organism designed to enhance your life.  These biotech implants guarantees personalized recommendations which are 99.999% relevant at all times.” – BMC Labs To mark the successful completion of Body/Mind/Change, BMC Labs recently hosted a POD Implantation Evening at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. For […]

ideaBOOST Kicks Off with Value Proposition Canvas, Pitch Training and Network Mapping

Having the mechanics of a strong business model can offer start-ups a significant competitive advantage. That was one of the many lessons learned this past weekend at the first set of workshops kicking off the third cohort of ideaBOOST. The three days encompassed an intense array of training sessions teaching the absolute must-knows for launching […]