U of T Startup Directory

U of T is the place to grow your business

U of T can help turn ideas into successful, growing businesses – the proof is in all the startups founded and grown by our students, faculty, and grads. Some boosted their businesses through our entrepreneurship programs (incubators/accelerators), while other ventures sparked organically in the entrepreneurial climate here at U of T.

The Banting Institute also houses a number of startups as tenants in their available space.

Looking to connect with the U of T entrepreneurship ecosystem? Contact one of our entrepreneurship programs (incubators/accelerators).

Featured U of T startups

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Axela offers a unique portfolio of next generation, commercial stage, multiplex tools that provide enhanced analysis of proteins, DNA and RNA. Their suite of products are specifically targeted at biomarker testing and infectious disease research and designed to facilitate the transition to personalized medicine.

 Graduated Startup

BenchSci uses proprietary machine learning, bioinformatics ontologies, image recognition technologies, filters, and a figure-centric interface to enable rapid selection of experiment-specific antibodies.

 Graduated Startup

BIOX is a renewable energy company founded in 2000. BIOX designs, builds, owns and operates facilities for production of biodiesel fuel, including one of the largest continuous flow biodiesel production facilities in the world. As the largest producer of biodiesel in Canada, BIOX's proprietary production process has the capability to use a variety of feedstock, including recycled vegetable oils, agricultural seed oils, yellow greases and tallow.

 Graduated Startup

Blue J Legal is on a mission to bring absolute clarity to the law, everywhere and on-demand. Its AI-powered platforms accurately predict court outcomes and allow practitioners to find relevant cases faster than ever before.

 Graduated Startup

Braze Mobility has launched the world’s first blind spot sensor systems for wheelchairs that increase driver awareness and safety by providing feedback on the location and proximity of obstacles through customizable, multi-modal alerts.

 Graduated Startup

Bumptop is a desktop environment app that simulates a real-world desk. It originated out of Anand Agarawala's master's thesis at U of T, and was later acquired by Google.

 Graduated Startup

CastConnex is the industry leader in the use of cast steel structural components in the design and construction of building and bridge structures. Their products include pre-engineered connectors that simplify the design and enhance the performance of structures. They aim for the creation of safer, innovative, and more beautiful built environments.

 Graduated Startup

CAEV (CAter to EVents) is an online marketplace that connects users to local safe catering services, while automating the ordering process from start to finish.

 Current Startup

CERT is developing an electrochemical carbon dioxide (CO2) conversion technology to produce fuels and chemical feedstocks. Their technology provides an additional revenue stream by transforming waste emissions CO2 into valuable products.

 Graduated Startup

CheaprEats is a on-campus mobile food ordering application, that combines social elements with a unique loyalty algorithm which allows students to share loyalty points with their friends. CheaprEats makes customer retention, acquisition and engagement efficient for local businesses.

 Current Startup

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