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Startups: Apply Now for the ExtremeU Accelerator Program


Xtreme Labs is a development shop which has a venture capital wing called Extreme Venture Partners. BlackBerry users may recognize some of Xtreme Labs’ handy work with app such as Fixmo, Unify4Life, and others. Exteme Venture Partners has announced a new year of ExtremeU, an accelerator-type program that provides seed funding and mentorship to startups.
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Rick Segal Co-Founder of Fixmo Talks BlackBerry Startups



Rick Segal is one of the co-founders of Fixmo Tools, an app company that packages a bunch of utilities to help improve your BlackBerry. The apps do a variety of things such as change your profiles based on your Calendar events, edit your emails before they’re sent, manage your memory, track your battery power and more.

According to Segal, “Canada is the best place on the planet to start a business,” as government programs available to entrepreneurs in Canada are amazing, and give a competitive advantage. One such program is scientific research and development credits, which can go along way to cutting costs on developing new technologies. I’m not sure if Fixmo Tools qualifies for these credits, but with the right guy behind the proposal, you could probably fit anything into that program.
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