MLA48 Angel Investment Fund Completes Third Investment MLA48 leads ConferenceCloud preseed round in cooperation with UTEST TORONTO, CANADA (January 11, 2016) – MLA48, Canada’s first angel investment fund committed to providing a 48-hour turnaround on investment decisions, has announced its third investment in ConferenceCloud, an innovative digital platform that provides a virtual solution for the… Read more »
The top 10 tech accelerators in Toronto Tech accelerators in Toronto offer programs in which entrepreneurs develop their companies while receiving mentorship, guidance and often seed investment. These programs have grown in number rapidly over the past five years as the city’s startup community has developed, and have played a significant role in the early… Read more »
UTEST grad eQOL receives $350,000 for remote patient monitoring program – MaRS Innovation UTEST graduate eQOL has received $350,000 from the Ontario Government to support patients managing their kidney dialysis at home. eQOL’s solutions use mobile tablets technology to support patients in managing independent care at home.
Reuters: U of T is Canada’s most innovative university The University of Toronto is Canada’s most innovative university and among the top 50 innovative universities in the world, according to a recent Reuters report. The ranking reflects the results of the annual innovation survey of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), in which U… Read more »
OCE provides $3 million for remote care projects | Canadian Healthcare Technology TORONTO – More than $3 million is being invested in five public-private partnerships through an Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) program focused on use of technology to remotely monitor and care for Ontario patients.
Deep Genomics Closes Seed Round of $3.7m November 18, 2015 | Deep Genomics this morning announced the closing of $3.7 million in seed financing. Funding was led by True Ventures of the Bay Area with participation from Bloomberg Beta and other global angel investors. The startup launched this summer based on a deep learning-based technology… Read more »
Toronto startup Deep Genomics reels in C$5 mln – PE HUB Toronto-based Deep Genomics, a genome biology startup, has raised C$5 million in seed funding. True Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Bloomberg Beta. PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, CANADA – Nov.
Crowdmark Successfully Pilots Two-Stage Exams in North America | Crowdmark Two-stage exam format may introduce a valuable alternative to traditional exams Interface for matching two-stage exams. TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2015 /CNW/ – Working with five leading universities in North America during 2014-15, Crowdmark, Inc., a collaborative online grading and analytics platform, has demonstrated the benefits… Read more »
One of the most buzzed-about startups in Toronto started with a friendship at UofT “If you just throw yourself into it and apply, there’s so much to learn,” says Marissa Wu. Marissa Wu continues to grow her smart-watch sports coaching startup, Onyx Motion, as she shuttles between New York basketball courts, Rocky Mountain startup… Read more »
How to be an undergrad entrepreneur at U of T: advice from alumna and Onyx Motion CEO, Marissa Wu One of the most buzzed-about startups in Toronto started with a friendship at U of T Wu says many of the skills and connections that helped her take Onyx Motion from a casual interest in entrepreneurship… Read more »