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 »

Law firm partners with UTEST program to offer legal advice to early-stage startups

Law firm partners with UTEST program to offer legal advice to early-stage startups – MaRS Innovation TORONTO, ON (August 10, 2015) – Toronto-based law firm Aird & Berlis LLP (A&B) has become the sponsoring legal partner to the University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology Program (UTEST). This partnership was covered in TechVibes, Law Times and the… Read more »

Aird & Berlis Partners with University of Toronto to Offer Startup Legal Advice

Aird & Berlis Partners with University of Toronto to Offer Startup Legal Advice 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 and MaRS Innovation that allows selected school-affiliated early-stage… Read more »

Northwestern University Chooses Crowdmark to Improve the Student Experience

Northwestern University Chooses Crowdmark to Improve the Student Experience | Crowdmark Toronto, Ontario, Canada (August 5, 2015) Crowdmark, Inc., the education technology company that created the world’s first online collaborative grading and analytics platform, today announced that Department of Mathematics at Northwestern University has selected Crowdmark to improve the assessment workflow in order to enhance… Read more »

NBA’s Ben Gordon signs on to U of T wearable tech sports coaching startup, Onyx Motion

NBA’s Ben Gordon signs on to U of T wearable tech sports coaching startup, Onyx Motion Former Orlando Magic player new innovation director for basketball smartwatch app Author: Brianna Goldberg Picture: Ben Gordon (centre) with Onyx Motion’s Marissa Wu and Dipesh Mistry (photo via @officialbengordon on Instagram) Onyx Motion is partnering with NBA shooting guard Ben… Read more »

CoursePeer launches initiative to teach computer programming to an estimated one million youth in the Middle East & North Africa

ArabCode.org to qualify 50,000 professional coders in Middle East & North Africa region by 2020 CoursePeer launches initiative to teach computer programming to an estimated one million youth in the Middle East & North Africa DUBAI, May 11, 2015 /CoursePeer, Inc./ — CoursePeer Inc., a global provider of cloud-based learning and collaboration solutions for academia… Read more »

How to get accepted into the UTEST startup accelerator: drive and differentiation

Secrets to application success revealed through a day in the life of an entrepreneur Brianna Goldberg The Nvest team: Han Qiu, Jackie Yan, Fred Zhou (photos by Stephanie Lennox) Jackie Yan focuses on tweaking his PowerPoint slide deck despite the chaos unfolding around him. Near the entrance to the office space he shares with teams… Read more »

Where learners, instructors and employers meet in the cloud: Alumni startup, CoursePeer

U of T-developed company expands scope to launch Franchise University Brianna Goldberg Hadi and Marwan Aladdin graduated from the UTEST accelerator in 2012 (photo by Jon Horvatin) The phrase “life-long learning” can be about embracing change or keeping your brain active as you age. For University of Toronto alumni and brothers Hadi andMarwan Aladdin, it’s… Read more »

eQOL Receives $435,000 From Ontario Government to Enhance Patient Independence

eQOL receives $435,000 from Ontario government to enhance patient independence MaRS Innovation is reporting that Sault Ste. Marie-based eQOL received $435,475 from the Ontario government last week in a ceremony with MPP David Orazietti. The funding includes $415,000 from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), plus $20,475 to hire an intern under the Northern… Read more »

Ontario government announces over $400,000 for eQOL’s home dialysis technology

eQOL, a graduate of the University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology (UTEST) incubator’s second cohort, has received $435,475 from the Ontario Government. David Orazietti, MPP for Sault Ste. Marie, made the announcement on February 13, 2015. This announcement was covered by SooToday.com. The funding, which includes $415,000 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) and… Read more »