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BlueJLegal one of 5 legal Startups to pitch at the Canadian Bar Assoc Annual Meeting

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 »

UTEST & Maple Leaf Angels Partner for UTEST 2016 – Applications Open

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 »

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 »

Toronto startup Deep Genomics reels in C$5M

Toronto startup Deep Genomics reels in C$5 mln – PE HUB Toronto-based Deep Genomics, a genome biology startup, has raised C$5 million in seed funding. True Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Bloomberg Beta. PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, CANADA – Nov.

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 »