Monthly Archives: March 2013

Playing to the right audience key to Singspiel’s success

This series follows the Winter 2013 cohort of JOLT, an early-stage accelerator program at MaRS Discovery District dedicated to building high-growth web and mobile startups that promise to transform the way consumers and businesses interact with technology. This week, Singspiel…

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Intense, fast-paced, creative: An inside look at JOLT

Ever wonder what it’s like to be part of an accelerator program? On the heels of our successful trip to the LAUNCH event in San Francisco, I thought I’d give you an inside peek into JOLT, MaRS’ accelerator, just as we approach the…

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Alistair Croll returning to JOLT today!

We’re thrilled to welcome Alistair Croll back to JOLT today! Alistair will be hosting a special private session on lean startup analytics for our Winter 2013 cohort and then one-on-one office hours with each team. Tonight, Alistair is hosting a…

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What running a startup and poker have in common

Having a “hobby” is quite the luxury. At least, that is what we’ve learned since turning our full attention on Hypejar. Previous to working on our young startup, Mike Kwon, chief strategy officer, had the unique privilege to merge a hobby…

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Flee needs seamless experience to take off

This series follows this year’s cohort of JOLT, an early-stage accelerator program at MaRS Discovery District dedicated to building high-growth web and mobile startups that promise to transform the way consumers and businesses interact with technology. This week, Flee gains…

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Putting numbers on consumer demands

This series follows the winter 2013 cohort of JOLT, an early-stage accelerator program at MaRS Discovery District dedicated to building high-growth web and mobile startups that promise to transform the way consumers and businesses interact with technology. This week, Hypejar’s…

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An app for ads might just be what commuters want

Sometimes the best ideas are the ones that at first seem the most ridiculous, so don’t dismiss those ideas. “If I don’t shut it off, then it’ll probably burn the entire house down.” With one swift yank, I unplug the…

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