Deep Genomics, part of the 2015 UTEST cohort, has raised US$13 million from Khosla Ventures. Deep Genomics combines artificial intelligence and genomics research to help develop genetic medicines to treat a myriad of disorders – everything from autism to cancer. Brendan Frey, CEO and a professor in U of T’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, told the Globe… Read more »
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Congratulations to Dalriada Therapeutics for winning the inaugural RBC Innovation & Entrepreneurship Prize! CEO Diana Kraskouskaya did a tremendous job telling the Dalriada story and walked away with $25K in prize money. Full event details found here Pictured above: Professor Cynthia Goh, Gabriel Woo, RBC’s vice-president of innovation, Dalriada CEO, Diana Kraskouskaya and CSO, Professor Patrick Gunning.
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 »
UTEST applications for the 2018/2019 cohort will be opening shortly. If you have questions regarding our next application intake please email Kurtis – email@example.com
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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 »