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Built by a U of T alumna, HypeDocs aims to empower underrepresented groups in the workplace

U of T startup HypeDocs is an online tool that enables people to track personal achievements, boost their self-confidence and overcome feelings of imposter syndrome.

Ready to launch: how Starspec is building the bits to get us to space faster

StarSpec, a UTEST startup grown out of research at U of T, aims to help companies, researchers, and technology developers access space faster by taking hardware and software that are readily available on Earth and making them “space-qualified.”

U of T prof’s AI startup, Deep Genomics, raises US$180 million: The Globe and Mail

Deep Genomics, an artificial intelligence startup founded by the University of Toronto’s Brendan Frey, has secured US$180 million from investors, including Japanese multinational Softbank and Canada Pension Plan Investments, the Globe and Mail reported.

U of T startup ODAIA: Changing the face of pharma sales with AI

Using artificial intelligence (AI), pharmaceutical sales platform ODAIA is attempting to change the way pharma sales reps approach their work. Pharmaceutical Technology sat down with the company to learn more about how its platform works and the successes it has seen so far.  

University of Toronto spinout Deep Genomics raises 226-million CAD from Softbank, CPP, Fidelity to develop drugs discovered by AI

eep Genomics, led by University of Toronto biomedical engineering professor Brendan Frey, said on Tuesday it had raised US$180-million led by Softbank’s Vision Fund 2 to bankroll its efforts to discover and develop drugs using AI.

Startups focused on wellness, education take home top prizes at U of T Pride Pitch event

Startups focused on delivering innovations in achieving wellness and education design and delivery scored top prizes at the University of Toronto’s recent Pride Pitch competition.

Startup founded by U of T alumni secures $44 million Series B financing

Wound care management startup Swift Medical has raised $43.9 million CAD as it looks to increase its customer base in North America. Swift’s artificial intelligence (AI)-powered remote wound care monitoring solution provides wound care visualization and touchless 3D measurement through its Swift Skin and Wound software.

Top 27 Hottest Toronto Startups

Two U of T startups included in Founders Beta list of hottest startups.

Startup built by U of T alumnus develops ‘Nespresso machine for protein production’

Now, a new venture called Liberum formed within the University of Toronto’s Medicine by Design community wants to make manufacturing proteins nearly as simple as brewing a cup of coffee.

Going global with the Indo-Canadian Entrepreneurship Exchange

U of T partners with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay to launch entrepreneurship bootcamp