October 14, 2014 For entrepreneurs, attending meetups, making cold-calls and jumping headlong into conversations with strangers is all part of the territory. But maybe it makes you feel a bit gross to do so? Well, you’re not alone.
A new study from U of T’s Tiziana Casciaro and co-authors from Harvard Business School and the Kellogg ... Read more
October 9, 2014 From the Rotman media centre:
Toronto – Three graduates of MBA programs at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management have been named to the PROFIT/Chatelaine W100 ranking of Canada’s top female entrepreneurs.
“We’re extremely proud of our graduates and their success in their careers as entrepreneurs and business leaders,” says ... Read more
October 5, 2014 Congratulations to U of T spinoff Bionym, which just nabbed $14 in investment from industry leaders including Ignition Partners, Relay Ventures and Mastercard.
Read the story here…
October 3, 2014 OTI Lumionics is a startup founded in U of T research and developed with help from the Creative Destruction Lab, the Banting & Best Centre, and other university-based supports.
Recently, co-founder Michael Helander wrote a compelling argument for the nature of university-based entrepreneurship in Canada – what it’s like now, and where ... Read more
September 23, 2014 The University of Toronto will receive more than $3 million in funding to increase its training and support for student entrepreneurship as part of the Campus-Linked Accelerator Program (CLA), announced today by Reza Moridi, Ontario’s Minister of Research and Innovation, and Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities.
“Fostering the entrepreneurial spirit ... Read more
September 23, 2014 Read more about IMC200 Innovation and Entrepreneurship course from Arts & Science
As the frosh chants begin to die down, undergraduate students are starting to make their way back to class. Following the success of last year’s inaugural session of our undergraduate course IMC200 – Innovation and Entrepreneurship, we are excited ... Read more
August 20, 2014 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 ... Read more
August 20, 2014 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 ... Read more
August 20, 2014 – 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 ... Read more