November 15, 2014 The U of T connections abounded at FITC’s recent one-day event on wearables, held November 13 in Toronto.
Karl Martin from Bionym (a U of T spinoff that developed with help from the Creative Destruction Lab and other U of T supports), and Steve Mann (a computer engineering professor also known as ‘the ... Read more
November 11, 2014 Want to learn more about the companies, entrepreneurs and investors active in U of T’s Creative Destruction Lab through 2014? They recently released a publication including details on the lab’s equity value creation, company profiles, some very cool infographics and more.
Read the year-in-review document here…
November 6, 2014 Mashable recently featured the timely efforts of a U of T startup called Chematria, as the company applies its artificial intelligence technology in search of treatments for Ebola.
Chematria says the technology can predict effectiveness of new medicines 150 times faster than current methods. It’s already been used in relation to malaria, multiple sclerosis, leukemia, and other diseases.
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November 5, 2014 Five of the companies developing with support from the Impact Centre were recently featured in a series of videos on U of T News. Below are just a few of the many entrepreneurs accessing U of T’s mentorship and supports for research-based startups.
October 27, 2014 The ongoing achievements of one of U of T’s leading entrepreneurs – influential both as a startup founder and as an entrepreneurship mentor – were recently featured in the Globe and Mail’s ‘Risk Takers’ series.
Read more about Cynthia Goh in the Globe and Mail feature…
October 20, 2014 From U of T News:
Last year, six University of Toronto teams made it to the regional finals of the Hult Prize– an annual competition where teams of university students develop innovative ideas to solve the world’s biggest social problems, such as non-communicable diseases and malnutrition.
Those regional finals took place in ... Read more
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…