Entrepreneurship@UofT Week

Did you know that with over 150 new startup companies in the last five years, U of T is among the top North American institutions and #1 in Canada for research-based startups?

Our annual celebration of all things entrepreneurship at U of T, the Entrepreneurship@UofT Week, happens from February 26-March 3, 2018.

Incubator and accelerator programs and other partners are hosting events throughout the week culminating in the Startup Showcase on Thursday, March 1st in the MaRS Centre with 70 startups, a chance to vote for your favourite startups to help them win prizes, the 2nd annual RBC Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship pitch competitionand the RBC Innovation and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series with Arlene Dickinson

For those new to entrepreneurship, you will be able to learn more about the incubator/accelerator programs and support at UofT and to meet the next generation of entrepreneurs. For entrepreneurs, you’ll have the chance to showcase your innovation, win prizes, and grow your network across UofT and beyond.

Check out all the events happening throughout the week below. Registration is by individual event.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26

3:00-5:00pm Entrepreneurial Mindset Workshop (Room 150, Banting Institute)
4:00-7:00pm Pillars of Health (JLABS)
6:00-8:00pm Entrepreneurship 100 (Room 150, Banting Institute)

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

12:00-2:00pm Generating Great Ideas (ONRamp)
6:00-8:00pm Women in Tech (ONRamp)

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

9:00-12:00pm Market Validation Workshop (University of Toronto, Scarborough)
12:00-4:00pm Implementing Digital Health Solutions at Ontario Hospitals (263 McCaul St.)
3:00-5:00pm Starting a Business (ONRamp)
5:00-6:00pm Idea Market (SF3201-Teal Room)
6:30-8:00pm Alumni Founder Roundtable & Building Your Dream Team (Rotman, 105 St. George Street)

THURSDAY, MARCH 1 – U of T STARTUP SHOWCASE @ MaRS

11:00-5:00pm U of T Startup Showcase (MaRS Atrium)
12:00-1:15pm RBC Series for Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Arlene Dickinson
2:30-4:30pm RBC Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MaRS Auditorium)
4:30-6:00pm Awards & Startup Social (MaRS Auditorium)

FRIDAY, MARCH 2  

11:00-12:00pm SR&ED Program Info Session (ONRamp)
1:00-2:00pm Startup Job Search (ONRamp)
4:30-7:30pm Rotman StartUP Fund Pitch (ONRamp)
6:00-8:00pm Mentor Night (9 Kings College Circle)

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

TBD Young Entrepreneurs Conference (TBD)
March 3 & 4 University of Toronto Data Science Student Challenge (DCSIL Lab)