A VISION MUST BE FOLLOWED BY THE VENTURE.
Ideas2Market is built upon 20+ years of successful concept incubations that occasionally result in award-winning products and ground-breaking services. We work with exceptional minds on challenging ventures and we're focused on evolving the world we live in for the better. Here are our guiding principles we adhere to >
GLACE DES ARTS
Adventure 17 - 2018www.GlacedesArts.com
BLOK Technologies Inc.
Adventure 16 - 2018
Adventure 13 - 2016www.hackinghomelessness.com
We're connecting those who truly need it want with people that want to give. Powered by AutoGive Technology™ we'll eliminate the friction associated with the daily act of giving to the homeless on the streets. This technology should greatly increase donations and generate acute awareness to this ever-deepening humanitarian crisis.
MONTREAL IoT ALLIANCE
Adventure #11 - 2016
MIOTA project - a collaborative effort across Montreal's tech community. MIOTA's on a mission to build a global open IoT mesh network utilizing the LoRaWAN spectrum and protocols. http://thethingsnetwork.org/
THE PURPOSE OF MIOTA
Adventure #10 - 2015
Intelligent Carbon Solutions
2015 Montreal, Canada
Global green house gas production through industry & transport has reached critical levels. Even under the enforcement of new COP21 standards for emission controls on industry and transportation, the global production of CO2 is not projected to stabilize or more importantly decrease.
(Project dissolved as of Dec 2015 )
Adventure #09 - 2014
The 1st Cryptocurrency for Cannabis
Potcoin was founded by Joel as an experiment and exercise in cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies. Potcoin launched on Jan 21, 2014. During the start-up year, we encountered business challenges and regulatory/legal roadblocks. It was an unwelcoming business landscape: untested development platforms, dubious and persistent hackers, internet trolls and unstable (volatile) cryptocurrency markets/exchanges.
Today, 5 years later Potcoin is all grown up and will eveolve substantially in 2019-2020 with the establishment of the Potcoin Foundation, the launch of PCV3 and transmedia integration with Tetragram Entertainment and their partners.
BANKS WON'T DO BUSINESS WITH LEGAL MARIJUANA SELLERS. ENTER POTCOIN.
VIA MOTHER JONES
#JOEL YAFFE #POTCOIN #IDEAS2MARKET
STONERS NOW HAVE THEIR OWN CRYPTOCURRENCY: POTCOIN
VIA VICE NEWS
HELP END THE "WAR ON DRUGS" WITH THIS NEW CRYPTOCURRENCY
POTCOIN - THE CRYPTOCURRENCY THAT COULD SOLVE THE MARIJUANA INDUSTRY'S BIGGEST PROBLEM
VIA POLICY MIC
THE MONTREALER WHO INVENTED POTCOIN
#JOEL YAFFE #POTCOIN #IDEAS2MARKET
I CAN GO WITHOUT
Adventure #8 - 2012
The Gameification of Giving
I Can Go Without was a social giving platform that enabled hive philanthropy by connecting causes and donors in a fun engaging way - we simply allowed people to swap a WANT, for someone else's NEED. Paul Rowland created the "worlds first mobile giving platform" and Ideas2Market joined I Can Go Without as a venture partner and consultant in 2012.
MASHABLE GIVES NOD TO MONTREAL’S I CAN GO WITHOUT IN TOP CHARITY APPS
VIA BETAKIT - January 2014
Looks like British-American tech and social media news blog Mashable is keeping a close eye on Montreal-based startups lately. Just last month it named InfoActive to its 2014 Kickstarter gadgets to watch list. Now it has selected Montreal’s I Can Go Without as one of its “6 Apps That Fit Charity into Your Daily Routine“.
6 APPS THAT FIT CHARITY INTO YOUR DAILY ROUTINE
VIA MASHABLE -Jan 2014
The simple app has become one of the most efficient fundraising tools for its charity partners, which include Thirst Relief International, ONEXONE and Sightsavers. The app keeps 6.9 cents of each donated dollar for operating costs.
Adventure #07 - 2010
News: GuestDriven was recently acquired by Porter & Sail - click to read more.
Founding Partner, Developerwww.guestdriven.com
GuestDriven is a guest engagement platform allowing hotels to engage with their guests in real-time, creating hyper-personalized experiences. GuestDriven services customers online and through independent agents and value-added resellers located across the globe. From Boutique to Global Brands, from Select- to Full-Service Properties, and from City Hotels to Beach Resorts, GuestDriven is deployed globally. GuestDriven is the Ultimate Guest Experience.
A constituent of the 2014 CIX Top 20 and a 2015 Cool Vendor in Hospitality Technology by Gartner Research, GuestDriven runs on the leading edge of guest engagement strategy and technology. GuestDriven is enabling hoteliers to drive more revenue through mobile interactions and personalization of the guest experience. GuestDriven provides deeper insights into guest preferences and behaviours in real-time, and a suite of integrated tools for targeting, campaigning and interacting with the guest at each and every stage of travel.
GUESTDRIVEN RAISES $3M TO GIVE HOTELS GUESTS’ SOCIAL MEDIA INFO
February 16, 2014 - Most hotels these days get their bookings through a site like Expedia and feedback from guests via Yelp, making it hard for them to keep track of who has stayed before and whether they had an amazing or mediocre experience. Canadian startup GuestDriven aims to change this by providing a real-time platform for guest and hotel to communicate throughout their stay.
GUESTDRIVEN 2014 CIX TOP 20
VIA BUSINESS NEWS NETWORK
October 21, 2014 - The 2014 CIX Top 20 is a showcase of the hottest, most innovative Canadian companies in ICT and Digital Media. Companies are chosen by a selection committee of professionals in the finance and technology industries.
HOTEL APPS TAILORED TO WHAT A GUEST WANTS
VIA THE NEW YORK TIMES - October 11, 2014
The first generation of hotel smartphone applications was about as useful as a flimsy shower cap: nice idea, poor execution. Now, the next iteration is proving more powerful, giving guests incentives to download them, if only for the length of their trips.
Adventure #6 - 2009
The worlds 1st "app" for Hotels. Yes, the 1st.
Founder 2009 - Montreal, Canad
Combining proven escalating social trends with established income generation methods, hotels operators and property management firms can now increase sales while providing a much sought-after value added service to their guests and clients.
Adventure #05 - 2007
Apple Product Rentals to Hotels
The "Boutique Hotel Initiative"
Hotels in Montreal wanted Apple products, so we began to furnish them with customized Apple products though our boutique hotel initiative at I-TECHNIQUE Apple Service Centre. The Critical Touch was the alpha to MConcierge Systems, which we founded 2 years later.
Adventure #04 - 2006
Using the front window of our Saint Laurent Shop we broke ground in digital broadcasting by installing one of the first "big-screen" on a public street. Unfortunately, during a robbery, all the computers and drives containing the data and media / video advertisements we created for this epic venture were stolen and never recovered.
Apple Authorized Service Providers
Founder, Operator, AASP, ACMT
Montreal + Toronto - As a four time recipient of Apple’s prestigious “Premium Service Provider” award (granted to the top performing Authorized Service Providers worldwide) our customers enjoy top notch personalized service and speedy, reliable repairs. Our repair turnaround time is usually less than half of the AASP average, with most diagnostics being run within a business day and repairs usually completed within a business day or two. www.itechnqiue.ca
APPLE AUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDER (AASP)
AFTER-HOUR RADIO on CFMB
House & Techno Radio Sho
Content showcased the local underground scenes as well as performers from the electronic music world as they passed through Montreal. With a classic mix up of interviews, information workshops and music scene reports programming we reached out and attract listeners through a variety format.
THUMP RADIO programming is dynamic and packs a punch with live sets, headliner interviews, unsigned and sometimes unrehearsed. Always working at the sound of speed, your hosts Mr. Parker along with Mr. Jones and Miss Jenny, E.P. Bergen & Yves-O at the controls we'd mix you in and out of consciousness with original segments.
THUMP N' BUMP TV
Thump n' Bump - Where Position Is Everything.
Founder, Media Producer
In the crucible that was the Internet there was Thump n' Bump Technical School House, a Montreal studio I started in 1998. We specialized capturing and re-broadcasting live events via the Internet using ground breaking online-services such as LIVE365 and ZED.TV / CBC, helping develop a new customer base the "broadband consumer". Our channel was Thump TV and our radio show was called The AfterHour Radio Show hosted my Miss Jenny and Mr. Jones. Unfortunately, during a robbery of my Apple Service center I-Technique in 2007 a G5 Mac Tower was stolen along with external backup drives that contained hundreds of hours of epic prime cut video.
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