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WATCH DEMO DAY ON-DEMAND
For 1 week, Dec 19th - 23rd, watch the recorded demo days for the Fall 2022 cohort programs and see their startups' profiles!

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Register for Global Investor Days to access all our '22 Fall startups at once (open Jan 23rd through 26th).

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Since 2017, FoundersBoost has helped to pre-accelerate 400+ pre-seed startups chosen from over 5,200 applicants globally. Our alumni have gone on to the world's top accelerator programs including YC, Techstars, and 500 Startups and they have raised $130M+ 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.

Growing Globally

Keep an eye out for new city program announcements. If you want to be considered to launch a new program in your ecosystem, contact us using the form at the bottom of the page.

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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
Founders brainstorming

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.

Meet the Program Team

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Program Leaders

Kenneth

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Vancouver
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Susanne

Rodrigues

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Maria

Paez

Vancouver
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Edmond

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Vancouver
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Cole

Bailey

Vancouver
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Meagan

Glesmann

Vancouver
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Claudia

Black

Vancouver
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Chun Wai William

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Vancouver
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Elizabeth

Lee

Vancouver
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Shweta

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Vancouver

Track Record

In 4 years, we've had the following impact on pre-seed founders.

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$140M

Funding Raised
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80%

Startups have an Underrepresented Founder
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21

Programs Globally
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2000+

Founders in our community

Meet the Fall 2022 Startups

Amelio Integrated Technologies

https://www.AmelioOpenHouse.com
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
We integrate real estate technology.
Proptech
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Amelio Integrated Technologies

Our Website
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
We integrate real estate technology.
Proptech
Sales Motion:
B2B, B2B2C
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Hani Faraj
Founder, CEO
Harvey Bains
Founder, Sales, Advisor
Mary Faraj
Co-Founder, Operations

FoodyGuru

https://www.foody.guru
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
SaaS product for restaurants decentralizing the PoS and manage orders easy
SaaS
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FoodyGuru

Our Website
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
SaaS product for restaurants decentralizing the PoS and manage orders easy
SaaS
Sales Motion:
B2B2C
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Fredrick Cyril Chandra Babu
Founder, CEO

MADE Apparel

https://madeoutdoor.ca/
Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
MADE: Custom fit outdoor apparel designed by you
Outdoor Recreation, E-Commerce, Fashion
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MADE Apparel

Our Website
Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
MADE: Custom fit outdoor apparel designed by you
Outdoor Recreation, E-Commerce, Fashion
Sales Motion:
B2C
Revenue Model:
Commerce
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Dustin Butcher
Co-Founder, CEO
Capri Philip
Co-Founder

Orgmatch

https://www.orgmatch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Matching funders and nonprofits.
AI / ML, Enterprise, Marketplaces, Sales / Business Development, SaaS
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Orgmatch

Our Website
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Matching funders and nonprofits.
AI / ML, Enterprise, Marketplaces, Sales / Business Development, SaaS
Sales Motion:
B2B, Marketplace, Enterprise
Revenue Model:
Marketplaces
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Trevor Loke
Co-Founder, CEO

Trunkit

https://www.trunkit.com/
Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada
A platform connecting those who need an item delivered to those that have the empty space and are headed in the same direction.
Transportation & Mobility
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Trunkit

Our Website
Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada
A platform connecting those who need an item delivered to those that have the empty space and are headed in the same direction.
Transportation & Mobility
Sales Motion:
C2C
Revenue Model:
Services/Fee for Service
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Carter Smith
Co-Founder
Greg Smith
Co-Founder, CEO, President
Alex Smith
Co-Founder

Youtility

https://www.youtility.land/
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
A community-driven shop and earn lifestyle reward program.
Blockchain / Crypto, Marketing Technology
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Youtility

Our Website
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
A community-driven shop and earn lifestyle reward program.
Blockchain / Crypto, Marketing Technology
Sales Motion:
B2B2C
Revenue Model:
Lead Generation
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Pre-Product

Founding Team

Emika Suntisumranwilai
CEO, Co-Founder

Program Partners

Global Accelerator Network (GAN) logoF6S logoTechstars logo
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Investors in our Alumni Include

Kleiner Perkins logoPlug And Play logoTechstars logoWavemaker logoWayra logoY Combinator logo
Alchemist Accelerator logoCrane logoMass Challenge logoMucker Lab logoRough Draft VC logo

FoundersBoost Ecosystem Partners

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Perks Partners Include

1Password logoAWS logoBamboo HR logoBrex logoGoogle for Startups logoHubSpot for Startups logoSegment logoStripe logoUnbounce logoZendesk for startups logo
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Community

FoundersBoostX helps any early stage founder anywhere take the best next step in building their startup with weekly member workshops featuring VC's, industry experts, and founders.

We're growing our library of on-demand workshops and now have over 35 available to view and over 2000 members to meet.

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