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  • Women are in charge

    September 21, 2017 Please visit Torontolife.com to view this article. Read more
  • ONRamp launches at University of Toronto to support student entrepreneurs

    September 21, 2017 The University of Toronto and RBC officially launched ONRamp, a 15,000 square foot space dedicated to supporting student entrepreneurs. Located in the university’s Banting Institute, ONRamp promises to connect entrepreneurs across the university’s several entrepreneurship hubs, and provide access to boardrooms and makerspaces. The RBC Innovation Hub is also housed within ... Read more
  • U of T’s ONRamp aims to give Ontario startups a leg up

    September 21, 2017 The image of a tech company starting out in the family garage or basement is often truer than most people think. Finding a suitable and affordable office where a startup’s officials can meet potential investors or customers is a common challenge for cash-strapped entrepreneurs. Startups in Ontario could have this problem ... Read more
  • U of T attracts Fujitsu Laboratories R&D centre to Toronto

    September 20, 2017 Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. is setting up a new research and development centre in Toronto to create the next breakthroughs in quantum-inspired computing as part of a new partnership with the University of Toronto. “In partnering with the University of Toronto, you have come to the right place,” U of T President ... Read more
  • U of T launches new startup space in the heart of Toronto’s Discovery District

    September 20, 2017 With the official launch of a new co-working space for startups, the University of Toronto and its partners are taking another bold step toward establishing Toronto as a nexus of innovation in Canada. More than 200 people packed U of T Entrepreneurship’s new ONRamp facility today for an official ribbon-cutting ceremony ... Read more
  • Entrepreneur or employee? Experts at U of T event to offer guidance to those contemplating a startup

    September 20, 2017 Thinking of launching a startup? Building a business and shaping your own destiny can be incredibly rewarding – but being an entrepreneur may not suit everyone. Nat Korol, a founding partner of a digital experience firm Hyphen Co., is among those with experience on both sides of the fence. Before striking ... Read more
  • Turning food waste into renewable bioplastics: The winners of U of T’s Hatchery Demo Day entrepreneurship competition

    September 20, 2017 Twelve startups founded by engineering students pitched their visions to a room of judges, investors and faculty members at the fifth annual Hatchery Demo Day, held earlier this month at University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering. “Five years after we founded the Hatchery, the spirit of entrepreneurship continues ... Read more
  • A space for startups: U of T’s ONRamp to connect Ontario entrepreneurs

    September 19, 2017 One of the biggest challenges Albert Tai faced when launching a startup was finding the space to do it. The co-founder of Hypercare, a communication and collaboration app for doctors, recalls bouncing from classroom to coffee shop at the University of Toronto as he and his team looked for places to ... Read more
  • U of T is banking on the future of quantum computing

    September 18, 2017 Forget teleporters and time travel—the most elusive tech triumph is the quantum computer, which would use the power of atomic and subatomic particles to perform mind-boggling processes. At the Creative Destruction Lab—an incubator based at U of T’s Rotman School of ­Management—tech wizards are banking on the quantum future. In ... Read more
  • Augmented Reality is a Reality

    September 18, 2017 AWE Augmented World Engines, which builds augmented reality apps for smartphones, is best known for its virtual reality walking tour of Fort York. As visitors walk around the site, they can use a headset to see computer-generated representations of the area at different points in history, including a 3-D rendering of ... Read more