The MIT Technology Review explains Quanttus’ core as a “watch-like gadget” that “gives a more direct view of the heart’s mechanical performance than an ECG can, capturing the strength and timing of a person’s heartbeats.” (Read the Technology Review feature)
“This could be the first time that we have gained access to an unprecedented amount of continuous vital signs data in real-life settings. These data may lead to new discoveries about our heart and how our lifestyles affect our body,” said He. “Our long-term vision is that unforeseen and preventable health events will be a thing of the past.”
Read more about how U of T helped David He on his path to entrepreneurship in this feature on U of T News.
Creative Destruction Lab, an elite startup accelerator at the University of Toronto, will receive a major boost over the next three years as it teams up with influential crown corporation BDC Capital, a leading investor in emerging business in Canada.
U of T News: Business Development Bank of Canada partners with U of T startup accelerator, Creative Destruction Lab
Betakit: BDC Capital Partners With Creative Destruction Lab, Aims To Reach $1 Billion In Equity Value
Globe and Mail: Business Development Bank teams with U of T to fund startups
– ScienceScape profiled on U of T News: ScienceScape startup founded by U of T student helps researchers track findings
– Snip.ly co-founder Mike Cheng took entrepreneurship courses at U of T’s School of Continuing Studies. His startup’s dramatic turnaround was featured in the Globe and Mail: After generating $12 in revenue, startup faced a difficult decision
– Creative Destruction Lab-accelerated OTI Lumionics, Engineering alumni startup Nanoleaf, featured in U of T News feature on lighting innovations: U of T’s entrepreneurs shine light on energy efficiency, reducing pollution and improving sleep
– Alumni startup Figure1 raises $4-million from Union Square Ventures: TORONTO’S FIGURE1 MEDICAL IMAGERY APP RAISES $4 MILLION FROM UNION SQUARE VENTURES