UT Entrepreneurship announced their top 6 finalists for the RBC Prize for Innovation. UTEST will be represented by: Dalriada Therapeutics is developing a unique ‘cloaking’ therapeutic technology for the treatment of most aggressive, currently untreatable cancers including acute myeloid leukaemia, glioblastoma and medulloblastoma. Dash MD is a mobile patient experience platform that improves recovery outcomes by… Read more »
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UTEST is now accepting applications for its 2017 cohort. The deadline for applications is June 2. We are once again partnering with MaRS to run an intensive education program throughout the summer and will be investing $50,000 in the form of SAFE in up to 10 companies. If you are a passionate UofT entrepreneur… Read more »
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Introducing the Ignite Top 27 Finalists! The first round of Ignite pitches are complete and we have our Top 27! Ignite saw 67 incredible innovation, technology or invention based businesses apply. This week, Ignite held three separate competitions for the three categories; Student Entrepreneur, Young Entrepreneur and General Entrepreneur.
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 »
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.
University of Toronto Early Stage Technology Program (UTEST) The UTEST Program is announcing its fifth call for companies. UTEST provides nascent UofT start-up companies with seed funding, 12 months of incubation space @ the Banting Institute, intense entrepreneurial education provided by MaRS, mentoring and business strategy support. For 2016 we have partnered with one of Canada’s leading angel groups, MLA48,… Read more »
Treata Debuts Smart Watch Designed for an Aging Population | Backbone Magazine Caregivers can have peace of mind knowing they can intuitively check on their loved ones’ well-being from anywhere in the world
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 »