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 competition, and 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)|