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.
They started here: U of T recognizes top inventions Some of the most inventive minds at the University of Toronto are stepping into the limelight. This year, the U of T Celebrates Innovation event recognized four ground-breaking inventions – created here on our campuses – that have the potential for global impact and commercial appeal… Read more »
UTEST program announces investments in five U of T start-ups – MaRS Innovation Companies in fourth cohort developing products ranging from software to therapeutic platforms; applications for fifth cohort, in partnership with MLA48, open until May 27, 2016 TORONTO (May 9, 2016) – The University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology (UTEST) incubator, co-directed by U of… Read more »
TrendMD graduates from Ycombinator and announces new partnerships – MaRS Innovation It’s been a busy quarter for UTEST company TrendMD. Fresh off their participation in Ycombinator’s Winter 2016 cohort, which was covered in TechCrunch, the company has announced partnerships with HighWire and Integra. TrendMD, a Canadian start-up company, is a content recommendation engine for scholarly… Read more »