Young companies need all the help they can get these days to compete in the fast-paced business world. Extreme Startups is a tech accelerator based out of Toronto that develops relationships, supply access and tools and help new entrepreneurs achieve their ultimate goal.
Providing up to $200,000 per company, Extreme Startups is currently looking for new cohort members for Fall 2013. The growing seed accelerator is hoping to build a network with companies that are eager to challenge the big markets. With technical expertise, great ideas, discipline and the will to persevere until the goal is reached, Extreme Startups is prepared to work with new businesses to help them blossom.
Companies that become a part of Extreme Startups will receive more than money, the accelerator affirms: they will also get access to industry-leading entrepreneurs, who will speak about their expertise and experiences in one-on-one meetings. Also, Extreme Startups offers a vast network to help young businesses develop relationship that will assist in their progress.
Five new companies will be chosen for an opportunity to work and grow alongside Extreme Startups and some of the best investors in the country, including BDC, Extreme Venture Partners, OMERS Ventures, Relay Ventures and Rho Canada Ventures.
Apart from funding startups, Extreme Startups hosts dinner series in an effort to create an open platform where top technical talents will have the opportunity to connect with Extreme Startups hiring mentors.
Extreme Startups also invites you to RSVP for Demo Day on June 13 at the Berkely Church in Toronto. Demo Day is an event for investors, partners and users to get a first-hand look at the companies Extreme Startups has sponsored. There's also an after party which is open for the entire Toronto startup/tech community.
Partnering with Startup Drinks, Startup Digest, Hackernest, Ladies Learning Code, Girls in Tech, Velocity, Communitech and #DevTO, Extreme Startups is encouraging all founders, hackers, designers, makers and funders to attend the party on June 13 at Hotel Ocho. The party starts at 9pm.