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Meet the Spring 2024 Startups

Herald Labs

https://heraldlabs.ai
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Herald is a data marketplace powered by retrieval-augmented generation.
AI / ML, Big Data
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Herald Labs

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Herald is a data marketplace powered by retrieval-augmented generation.
AI / ML, Big Data
Sales Motion:
B2B, Enterprise, Marketplace
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Post-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Hamza Mhadi
CEO, Co-Founder
Siddarth Raghuvanshi
CTO, Founder

MasterCat Home Services

https://www.master-cat.com
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
MasterCat is an AI-powered marketplace that connects customers with home service providers.
AI / ML, Consumer Internet
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MasterCat Home Services

Our Website
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
MasterCat is an AI-powered marketplace that connects customers with home service providers.
AI / ML, Consumer Internet
Sales Motion:
Marketplace, B2C, C2C
Revenue Model:
Services/Fee for Service
Investment Stage:
Seed
Revenue Stage:
Post-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Mia Zhang
CEO, Founder
Julie Zhao
Advisor, Co-Founder, Business Development

Soberfy

https://www.soberfy.net
Toronto, ON, Canada
Soberfy leverages AI to empower individuals battling drug addiction with personalized support and a supportive community through our innovative mobile app.
Mobile Apps, AI / ML, Healthtech, Healthcare
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Soberfy

Our Website
Toronto, ON, Canada
Soberfy leverages AI to empower individuals battling drug addiction with personalized support and a supportive community through our innovative mobile app.
Mobile Apps, AI / ML, Healthtech, Healthcare
Sales Motion:
B2C, B2B
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Pre-Product

Founding Team

Masoud Azizi
CEO, Co-Founder
Saeed Shakeri nezhad
CFO

Cloud Company

https://cloudcompany.ca/
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
Arkitect teaches people hirable, transformative tech skills with bite-sized, hands-on lessons that double as exam prep.
Edtech, E-Learning, IT, SaaS, Social Impact, Software, Mobile Apps, Mobile
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Cloud Company

Our Website
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
Arkitect teaches people hirable, transformative tech skills with bite-sized, hands-on lessons that double as exam prep.
Edtech, E-Learning, IT, SaaS, Social Impact, Software, Mobile Apps, Mobile
Sales Motion:
B2C
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Fab Hepburn
Founder, Creative, Tech

PNYX

https://pnyx.xyz
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
PNYX is a gamified music discovery platform democratizing the music industry through blind listening thus allowing growing artists to earn sustainable income while growing their fanbase, and creates a space for established artists to reclaim pirated unreleased music and engage directly with their most dedicated fans.
Musictech, Creative Industries, Marketplaces, Gaming
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PNYX

Our Website
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
PNYX is a gamified music discovery platform democratizing the music industry through blind listening thus allowing growing artists to earn sustainable income while growing their fanbase, and creates a space for established artists to reclaim pirated unreleased music and engage directly with their most dedicated fans.
Musictech, Creative Industries, Marketplaces, Gaming
Sales Motion:
B2B2C
Revenue Model:
Marketplaces
Investment Stage:
Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Pre-Product

Founding Team

Victoria Lallman
Co-Founder
Asar Qadir
Founder, CEO

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Since 2017, FoundersBoost has helped to pre-accelerate 600+ pre-seed startups chosen from over 5,700 applicants globally. Our alumni have gone on to the world's top accelerator programs including YC, Techstars, and 500 Startups and they have raised $230M+ to date.

We are a global tech startup pre-accelerator aimed at working with great early stage entrepreneurs to prepare them for accelerator programs, seed investment, and revenue through a six week part-time program.

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Boosting startup success with no fee charged and no equity taken!

Mentor Driven Program

Expert Speakers

from recognized domain experts to help you grow.

Pitch Coaching

to identify holes in the business and hone the startup's story.

One-on-One Mentorship

to help improve the startups impact.
Week 1: Induction & Customer Development
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Meet the team

Meet your directors, peers, and mentors. Get a deep dive into what’s going to happen over the program and what you need to do to make the most from the program.

Know Your Customer

Learn how to make the most of your time with customers and get to the bottom of what they need from your startup.

Week 2: Pitch And Presentation Skills
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Pitch Like a Pro

Get best practice tips on how to ensure your presentation and pitch skills communicate your company effectively and clearly, while also connecting with your audience.

Week 3: Market Sizing
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Size the Market

Understand how to break down markets to see how big your potential customer can be and start working on how to take the right steps in addressing this new business.

Week 4: Building Products that Matter
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Building Products People Love

Hear from industry expert speakers on the factors that go into making products that your users and customers will care about to make your startup a necessary item for their everyday way of doing things. Learn how to find Product-Market Fit.

Week 5: The Fundraising Process & Techniques
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Finetune Your Fundraise

Learn the best practices on preparing for investment and how to appropriately attack your fundraising process.

Week 6: Venture Funding and Accelerators
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Investment and Growth

Get insights into what role accelerators, angels, VC's, and other types of funding may play in the future of your startup; and how best to deal with them at the right time for your business.

Track Record

In 5 years, we've had the following impact on pre-seed founders.

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$230M

Funding Raised
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80%

Startups have an Underrepresented Founder
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Programs Globally
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2000+

Founders in our community

Investors in our Alumni Include

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with Partners Including

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