Bootup Labs opens January 2010 Cohort

by Rob Lewis | Startups

Earlier today Vancouver's Bootup Labs opened up applications for their January 2010 cohort, so if you're starting-up - get your application in.

What are we looking for? Well, our four “big bucket” categories are consumer Internet, mobile, gaming, and enterprise Internet. We want to work with digital media startup teams that want to hucker down and spend 8 months growing their business, either getting ready for further investment or growing their “cash engine” to a profitable state.

Yes, this is similar to Y Combinator or TechStars. The TechStars model is the one we’re most inspired by, although we’ve put our own unique twist on it. We believe, like they do, in a mentor model, and that being in the same physical space is important.

Victoria Revay and Warren Frey caught up with Bootup Labs' Boris Mann at the last Launch Party Vancouver event and he did a little pitch of his own.



Interested? Head on over to the Bootup Labs' application page to apply and pay attention to these upcoming dates:

  • Application deadline: November 6
  • Interviews with select applicants: November 9 through November 20
  • Offers made to selected companies: November 30 to December 4th
  • Program begins: mid-January, 2010
  • Program ends: end of September 2010
Bootup Labs
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Bootup Labs is a seed accelerator in Vancouver, BC that helps founders and companies go "from concept to company." Bootup Labs recruits promising entrepreneurs and provides mentorship, ongoing support and office space to help define their business and, if required, secure venture financing. Companies receive $150k in financing. Focus exclusively on Internet based businesses including casual... more

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Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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