- Ray Luk, founder of Flow Ventures
- Ben Yoskovitz, founder of Standout Jobs and NextMontreal
- Alistair Croll, founder of Bitcurrent and
- Ian Rae, founder of Syntenic and partner at Bitcurrent
This a team that is deeply steeped in the Montreal software/internet/infrastructure startup scene. They have a combination of deep technical chops plus the necessary hands-on operations with early stage companies looking for a scalable business model with customers.
The Year One Labs Program
It’s an interesting program that provides:
- $50k, issued in tranches based on milestones
- Four partners who will work alongside you and your team
- An international network of mentors
- Direct access to Angel investors and VCs, both 1-on-1 and during our Demo Day events
- Free rent, Internet, coffee etc. in the Year One Labs space
In exchange for “a minority stake in your startup, typically between 10-20% under standard Series Seed terms”.