fall 2013

Saul Colt’s tips on word of mouth marketing

Last week we had a great session with Saul Colt, self-proclaimed “Mayor of Twitter, Internet’s Head of Magic + Graduate of Handsome Boy Modelling School”. As you can tell from his twitter bio, Saul certainly has a  great sense of…

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Startups: start with empathy

I had the pleasure of sitting down one-on-one with Steve Chamberlain, senior innovation lead at IDEO’s Chicago office, while he was here for the two-day JOLT session. Steve feels that entrepreneurs and startups are not focusing enough on empathy. He…

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JOLT Alumni Greengage Mobile Raises $1 million

Toronto, October 30, 2013 – JOLT alumni Greengage Mobile today announced the completion of a $1 million funding round from the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund (IAF), RBC Impact Fund and investors from Waterloo-based Golden Triangle AngelNet (GTAN). The Toronto-based startup,…

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Announcing our Fall 2013 cohort!

Tackling everything from atmospheric modeling to native mobile app development, here is the group of companies that make up the newest JOLT cohort: Cumulonimbus: Cumulonimbus crowdsources live atmosphere data using sensors in Android devices with pressureNET, our open platform for…

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