January 13, 2020
Toronto fintech digit has kept a low profile since rolling out its product a year ago.
The company, pronounced “digit,” provides an all-in-one software solution giving financial advisers more granular data, which is being used by some of Canada’s wealthiest family offices and investment firms.
January 10, 2020
Deep Genomics, an artificial intelligence-powered drug discovery start-up co-founded by the University of Toronto’s Brendan Frey, recently raised $40 million in Series B funding, Betakit reports.
The latest round, led by Future Ventures and including investments from Amplitude Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Magnetic Ventures and True Ventures, brings the startup’s total funding ... Read more
January 7, 2020
TORONTO — Deep Genomics, the leading artificial intelligence (AI) therapeutics company, announced today the closing of its Series B round with $40 million in new investment. The proceeds from this financing will be used to develop new treatments for rare genetic diseases, and to expand the company’s proprietary AI discovery ... Read more
December 17, 2019
It all started with what Carolyn Creed, an alumna of the University of Toronto, refers to as her “shakening.”
“Life taps you on the shoulder, and when you’re not listening, it just shakes you,” says Creed, a former Woodsworth College student who studied fine art in the department of art history in the ... Read more
December 16, 2019
The first thing you see when you go to the website of Hypercare, the startup co-founded by University of Toronto alumnus Albert Tai, is its sales pitch to health-care administrators: “No more pagers. No more phone tag.”
Tai says people who don’t work in the health-care sector are often stunned to find out that the old-fashioned ... Read more
December 12, 2019
The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is continuing its international expansion with a new location in Atlanta.
The seed-stage accelerator, founded at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, said today that its latest location will be launched in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology, widely known as Georgia Tech.
CDL-Atlanta, ... Read more
December 9, 2019
Entrepreneur Nuha Siddiqui pitched her compostable replacement to plastics to her first venture capital investor in 2018 while snacking on a bowl of packing peanuts – foam nuggets used in packaging to prevent damage.
“When people didn’t believe that it was 100 per cent compostable, I would eat the product,” Ms. ... Read more
December 4, 2019
Indigo CEO Heather Reisman’s been focused on more than just combating Amazon. She speaks with BNN Bloomberg’s Amanda Lang about the landmark gift to the University of Toronto’s new Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre, boosting innovation in Canada and her thoughts on the country’s competitiveness.
December 2, 2019
Emma Weiss has a busy schedule. Each week she meets with entrepreneurs at six different Toronto technology startups to discuss thorny legal questions and then hammers out potential solutions at the offices of a Bay Street law firm.
But Weiss isn’t a lawyer – at least not yet.
She’s a student in ... Read more
November 28, 2019
By breaking barriers and creating a space for entrepreneurs, The Hub, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)’s startup incubator, plays a vital role in helping visionary students start their businesses and reach their full potential. While ensuring that every student has an equal opportunity to thrive in the entrepreneurial area they ... Read more