TORONTO, ON, June 05, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The IIEP was created to provide additional value for companies that graduate from the INcubes Accelerator Program. INcubes has partnered on a friendship basis with numerous hubs, accelerators and incubators from across the globe, in locations such as the UK, Australia, Hong Kong, South America, and the USA. Among INcubes' partners are:
• Level39 - London, UK
• 1776 - Washington, DC, US
• Hatchery - New York, US
• NestGSV - Redwood City, CA, US
• NGIN Workplace - Cambridge, MA, US
• The Dec - Dallas, TX, US
• 1871 - Chicago, IL, US
• Venture Hive - Miami, Florida, US
• Cross Campus - Santa Monica, CA, USA
• 21212 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
• Project One - Sao Paulo, Brazil
• ATP Innovations - Sidney, Australia
• Cyberport - Hong Kong
The IIEP provides the opportunity for each of the INcubes graduate companies to visit any of partner location, work from the space provided, and get relevant referrals from partner hubs and accelerators to help the companies access the different local markets. Likewise, companies that graduate from INcubes' partner organizations can come to INcubes - one of the top accelerators in Canada - and use INcubes' offices as well as access the INcubes network.
INcubes looks for companies with global potential and, as such, many of its graduates are actively conducting business in other countries. This initiative provides these graduates with a soft international landing as they expand globally, as well as provides international companies with a home base to work out of while they expand into the Canadian and North American markets.
Selected quotes from INcubes' new partners:
"Being part of the INcubes international exchange program will allow our companies to branch out of our region into other areas of the world." Donna Harris - cofounder 1776
"Project-1 helps Canadian Startups taking the South American market and Brazilian tech companies persue the North American market through Canada as a entering market, establishing a relationship with INcubes exchange program will strength even more our position." Ricardo Sodre - founder Project-1.
"Our international friendship agreement with INcubes is driven by a shared ambition to enable high growth technology companies to achieve a foothold in local and global markets. It is crucial for accelerators to work cross-border and to create collaborative international networks, so that mentoring, networking events and talent pools that can be mutually drawn on by domestic technology companies as they look to expand internationally." Claire Cockerton - Deputy Head of Level39, Canary Wharf Group.
"1871 is pleased to partner with [IN]cubes. This partnership reflects 1871's mission to expand beyond Chicago and into the international startup community. With this connection we hope to not only foster a strong relation between 1871 and [IN]cubes, but also to allow the most innovative ideas and businesses to succeed on a global level." Howard A. Tullman - 1871 CEO
For further details, please visit: INcubes International Exchange Program.
INcubes is a Toronto based accelerator that teams up with emerging entrepreneurs and talented startups to create solid businesses out of innovative products and ideas. INcubes' international network has attracted partners, mentors and investors from across many countries including North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Since December 2011, INcubes has received almost 2000 applications, built a network of over 120 mentors, and nurtured a portfolio of 20 Companies -over 80% of which are still active. INcubes also enjoyed its first exit last December, when Hovr.it, which was acquired by Slyce Inc.
With its two flagship programs, the Funnel Program and the Acceleration Program, INcubes connects with the most forward-thinking entrepreneurs, those with goals of turning into international success stories.
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