Monthly Archives: May 2013

An accelerator helped us, well, sing

Starting a business all on your own isn’t easy. As the founder of an early-stage startup, not only must you find the strength to resist doubting your eventual success, but you must also find the drive to seek out what…

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JOLT had Hypejar at “dreaming and executing big”

The first few months at an accelerator can be likened to the first few months in university in the sense that expectations are entirely different from reality. Each day is full of surprises and experiences. However, unlike school, striving to…

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Money isn’t the key advantage of any accelerator

Startups involved in an incubator or accelerator program frequently get asked questions about said program, particularly by members of other startups. One of the great advantages of JOLT is the sheer level of hands-on support. Existing within the MaRS ecosystem,…

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JOLT Info Session – Monday, May 27

JOLT is a micro seed fund and early-stage technology accelerator that puts entrepreneurs in front of experienced mentors and investors successfully grow and develop their startups on a global scale. At JOLT, we’re dedicated to building high-growth web and mobile…

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PUSH Advisors: Keep Pushing

Our mentor team consists of Jared Gordon, Kerri Golden, Bill Wignall and Tomer Strolight, as well as the awesome JOLT advisory team. Jared Gordon is over at the Investment Accelerator Fund (IAF) and his expertise on the investor side has…

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Mentoring is a two-way street

Time is always in short supply for entrepreneurs so having an extra person tackling the big problems with you is invaluable, especially when that someone brings years of expertise and a wealth of connections. At JOLT, FlyerFlo was fortunate enough to have…

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Apply for JOLT’s Fall 2013 cohort!

The applications for JOLT’s FALL 2013 COHORT are now open! JOLT is looking to accelerate high growth web and mobile startups that cross both the consumer and enterprise markets. We’re exclusively focused on the IT, communications and entertainment (ICE) industries….

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Mentors take some of the weight off startup founders’ shoulders

JOLT’s network offers invaluable advice. JOLT gives us access to a tremendous amount of networks and mentorship from a wide range of expertise in company-building, creative design and advisory experience. These introductions are invaluable. And for Singspiel, it’s an absolute benefit….

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