Introducing the Ignite Top 27 Finalists! The first round of Ignite pitches are complete and we have our Top 27! Ignite saw 67 incredible innovation, technology or invention based businesses apply. This week, Ignite held three separate competitions for the three categories; Student Entrepreneur, Young Entrepreneur and General Entrepreneur.
Machine Intelligence Is Transforming Genomics & Precision Medicine New applications for artificial intelligence technologies are rapidly emerging, with healthcare often touted as the industry to be most disrupted by AI. We spoke to Alice Gao, Research Scientist & Engineer at Deep Genomics, to learn more about how machine intelligence is transforming the field of genomics… Read more »
Blue J Legal CEO Benjamin Alarie on Toronto’s potential to be a machine learning capital As machine learning takes hold across industries, Blue J Legal CEO Benjamin Alarie believes that Toronto can be a leader in the space – but it doesn’t have to be the only one. “It’s not meant to be a contest.
The Next 36 hosts Venture Day to mark end of seven-month program After seven months of mentorship and development in The Next 36, 25 startups pitched for the program’s Venture Day, which included an awards ceremony celebrating outstanding ventures. At the MaRS Discovery District on August 16, over 250 investors, mentors, donors, and partners listened… Read more »
Tech startups shine in competition at Canadian Bar Association annual meeting During last weekend’s annual meeting of the Canadian Bar Association, the organization held its own version of TV’s Shark Tank. Called “The Pitch” (presumably to avoid copyright infringement, as well as the unfortunate implications of linking sharks and lawyers), the CBA invited five legal… Read more »
Benjamin Alarie of BlueJ Legal presents Toronto Machine Learning Capital of the World This was first presented at the August 2016 TechTO In this presentation, Ben explains why and how Toronto should and can be the Machine Learning centre of the tech world. What do you think of what Ben had to say? Tell us… Read more »
Venture capital funding is rushing into machine learning startups Several years ago, Big Data was the new thing turning every venture capitalist on his ( or, only very occasionally, her) ear. Today’s go-to trend is using machine intelligence (MI) to help businesses exploit their data to work smarter.
KnittBar – The Internet of Things (IoT) Power Solution Knitt Labs is raising funds for KnittBar – The Internet of Things (IoT) Power Solution on Kickstarter! WiFi-enabled modular smart power bar with an app. Individually monitor and control each module.
Dash MD @ Dx3 2016 Dash MD’s very own Zack Fisch talks about our vision for a better healthcare system, and what we’re doing to improve the discharge process for patients.
Discovery Could Help Deliver Protein Drugs An experiment’s unexpected result may make it easier to use proteins as medicines in the brain, spine and elsewhere.