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The U of T Entrepreneurship community consists of 10+ accelerators across our three campuses. Our entrepreneurial initiatives leverage the diverse strengths of a globally recognized university to provide an incredible range of unique offerings to current and aspiring innovators.

# 1

in Canada for research-based startups

top 10

in University-managed incubators globally

500 +

companies created

5000 +

jobs created

Startup Spotlight

Explore U of T’s innovative startups with their world-class strengths ranging from advanced materials and manufacturing to regenerative medicine and AI.

Boy with child-sized wearable walking device is guided by researcher.

This is the place to help kids walk

A small boy wearing Trexo Robotics assistive technology smiles as a helper shows him a tablet display University of Toronto…

This is the place to expand the internet into space

U of T startup Kepler Communications’ tiny internet satellites are helping scientists share field data. The more field data that…

Ali Punjani sits at a computer with drug sequencing on display.

This is the place to speed up drug discovery

University of Toronto startup Structura Biotechnology builds novel software for cryo-electron microscopy which aims to help scientists understand the structure…

Recent News

news August 26, 2021

Braze Mobility selected for Google for Startups: Women Founders Class of 2021

U of T startup Braze Mobility, led by CEO and co-founder Dr. Pooja Viswanathan, was selected for Google for Startups…

news August 23, 2021

How your dog can stop climate change: HOPE Pet Food co-founder in conversation with BetaKit

Kasey Dunn, Co-founder of U of T startup HOPE Pet Foods talks climate change and alternative pet protein with BetaKit…

news August 20, 2021

Softdrive secures $1M to productize virtual computer streaming solution

Founded by U of T alumni from the department of engineering, Softdrive has raised $1 million CAD ($800,000 USD) in…

news August 16, 2021

Groundbreaking technology by Micellae, a University of Toronto spinout, set to revolutionize cannabinoid delivery

While cannabinoids can have immense therapeutic benefits, there are several barriers to their use and formulation. O2W is the next…

Featured Events

event September 13-17, 2021

Hatchery Demo Day

17 of our startups will be in contention for a total pool of $80,000 of seed funding. The winners will be announced via the Pheedloop Virtual Portal on September 17th.

event Thursday, October 07, 2021

Launching the Black Founders Network

Event Overview Join us for the official launch of the Black Founders Network (BFN), a new initiative developed by University…

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