MLA48 Angel Investment Fund Completes Third Investment in ConferenceCloud

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 »

UTEST named one of “The top 10 tech accelerators in Toronto”

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 »

Reuters: U of T is Canada’s most innovative university

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 »

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 »