May 26, 2017 The roughly 25 startups lucky enough to be accepted to a new quantum machine learning stream at a University of Toronto seed-stage accelerator program are about to become part of a very exclusive club.
The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) at U of T’s Rotman School of Management said Thursday that it will ... Read more
May 18, 2017 The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) has announced a cross-country expansion into three new regions: CDL-Rockies at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business; CDL-Montreal at HEC Montréal; and CDL-Atlantic at Dalhousie University’s Rowe School of Business in Halifax.
The national expansion will add to the CDL’s existing programs at the ... Read more
May 18, 2017 The University of Toronto’s Creative Destruction Lab, or CDL, seeks to scale science-based startups into giant, market-dominating companies.
But, on Thursday, it was the accelerator itself that was preparing for massive growth.
The CDL program, part of U of T’s Rotman School of Management, announced an ambitious cross-country expansion that will see new ... Read more
May 17, 2017 If you’ve just been accepted into one of the world’s top-ranked departments of computer science and are looking for something a little different along your way to becoming the next Raquel Urtasun or Brendan Frey, check out the video above.
In the video, Steve Engels – an associate professor, teaching stream ... Read more
May 17, 2017 A new startup from the University of Toronto is bringing fashion into the lab.
Created by U of T PhD students Liu Zhang and Ondrej Halgas and Alex Schmidt of Ryerson University, Modadoro is a fledgling fashion line that aims to make frumpy science garb yesterday’s fashion news.
The startup and its ... Read more
May 17, 2017 Watching an elderly loved one struggle with a disability is never easy. But while most of us simply grimace and soldier on, Mark Elias decided to do something about it. The co-founder of Steadiwear, a University of Toronto startup, developed a specially designed glove that stabilizes the hands of patients with ... Read more
May 16, 2017 Some of the world’s biggest companies, from banks to carmakers, are poised to have their businesses transformed by new computing technologies – many of which are being developed at the University of Toronto.
John Ruffolo, the CEO of OMERS Ventures, delivered the message to a packed room at the Department of Computer ... Read more
May 15, 2017 Building drones to locate the nests of four different types of geese in the Canadian wilderness – that’s what a U of T engineering team had to do to take first place at the Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Student Competition, organized by Unmanned Systems Canada.
The University of Toronto Aerospace Team’s (UTAT) UAV Division designed ... Read more
May 11, 2017 Fresh off closing a $300 million venture fund with a buy-in from some of Canada’s biggest banks and financial institutions, John Ruffolo will be at the University of Toronto on Friday to talk about how developments in artificial intelligence, fintech and machine learning are rapidly disrupting traditional industries.
Ruffolo is the ... Read more