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.
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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 »
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 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 »
Gib van Ert the Supreme Court of Canada’s new executive legal officer and other legal moves and grooves Hunter Litigation Chambers’ counsel Gib van Ert will replace Owen Rees as Executive Legal Officer of the Supreme Court of Canada on August 24, 2015 for a two-year term.
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 »