UTEST accepts early stage companies and can award them with up to $50,000 in start-up funds. UTEST is jointly administered by the Innovations & Partnerships Office at the  University of Toronto and  MaRS Innovation. Financial support for the UTEST program is provided by the  Connaught Fund and MaRS Innovation.

  • UTEST companies have raised over $100M in investment funding
  • 3 UTEST companies have been acquired
  • UTEST has been selected as of one of 7 true start-up accelerators in Canada by a 2013 MaRS Catalyst report.
  • Betakit profiled UTEST amongst 8 other of Canada’s top accelerators and incubators. Profile can be found here.
  • UTEST was named one of “The top 10 tech accelerators in Toronto”.  Article can be found here.


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