Deep Genomics Closes Seed Round of $3.7m

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 »

Crowdmark Successfully Pilots Two-Stage Exams in North America

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 »

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 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 »

UTEST company Nvest listed in Omers’ Canadian #FinTech Infographic

UTEST company Nvest listed in Omers’ Canadian #FinTech Infographic – MaRS Innovation “Over the past few weeks, a few members of our investment team took the seopportunity to map out FinTech companies from coast-to-coast, focusing on those that are developing next generation technologies or technology enabled services,” wrote the OMERS Venture team in a blog… Read more »

Omers Snapshot Shows How Much Canadian FinTech Sector Has Grown in Six Months

OMERS snapshot shows how much Canadian FinTech sector has grown in six months As part of the MaRS FinTech cluster launch in February, Toronto-based VC firm Information Venture Partners released an infographic highlighting the growing momentum of the sector in Canada. Along with other surprising facts, IVP noted over 50 different FinTech startups across the… Read more »

Aird & Berlis partners with University of Toronto to offer legal advice to early-stage startups

Aird & Berlis partners with University of Toronto to offer legal advice to early-stage startups Toronto, ON – Aird & Berlis LLP (A&B) has become the sponsoring legal partner to the University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology Program (UTEST). UTEST is a 12-month incubation and acceleration program co-managed by the University of Toronto (U of T)… Read more »