Monthly Archives: October 2012

JOLT’s First Demo Day

They came, they pitched, they conquered. On a rainy Tuesday afternoon, hundreds of people congregated in Steam Whistle Brewing’s historic roundhouse building for the first-ever JOLT Demo Day. This was the big event—the culmination of the program’s 16 rigorous weeks of brainstorming, business modelling, brand…

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Our first-ever Demo Day!

They came, they pitched, they conquered. On a rainy Tuesday afternoon, hundreds of people congregated in Steam Whistle Brewing’s historic roundhouse building for the first-ever JOLT Demo Day. This was the big event—the culmination of the program’s 16 rigorous weeks of brainstorming, business modelling, brand…

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12 Days to go! JOLT Demo Day

October 23rd, 2012 | 3:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Steam Whistle Brewing The Roundhouse 255 Bremner Blvd. Toronto, Canada M5V 3M9 The day has come! Join us for our first-ever JOLT Demo Day, hosted at Steam Whistle Brewings’s historic Roundhouse…

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At this stage of the game, execution is key

At SlingRide, we have a very small team so individual output makes a huge difference in organizational effectiveness. The entire team understands this, and we have three philosophical tenets in our daily work: 1. Focus on execution Don’t let perfect be the…

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Mastering time management is crucial

Time management is a real challenge for startups, because their founders all wear multiple hats. Things are even more pressing when you’re going through an accelerator program — JOLT literally tries to accelerate your business through the processes needed for…

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Think with your eyes

After a few months of development, design, testing, and repeating, Venngage has opened up from a closed, handpicked beta to an open beta program. The road that we took to get here was far from a straight line, but we have created…

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A little thing called gravity

The big push within ShelfLife leading up to JOLT Demo Day is to build out our user base. A huge part of that process is imbuing our site with what we like to refer to as “gravity.” Gravity is more than just…

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