U of T startup offers free seeds, indoor-gardening tips to families amid COVID-19 outbreak

Two alumni from the University of Toronto Mississauga are trying to bring a bit of fun and joy into people’s homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conner Tidd and Kevin Jakiela are offering parents and children a chance to grow a small garden indoors. Graduates of U of T Mississauga’s master of science in sustainability management program, the duo are co-founders of Just Vertical, a company that sells hydroponic gardening systems.

CIBC innovation banking provides Blue J Legal with $2 million growth financing

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CIBC Innovation Banking is pleased to announce a $2 million growth capital financing for Toronto-based Blue J Legal (“Blue J”), a machine learning and AI-powered predictive legal software platform that specializes in North American tax law and Canadian employment law. The growth capital will be used to support Blue J’s continued product diversification and geographic expansion efforts.

UTM alumni give families seeds to create indoor garden during self-isolation

Two U of T Mississauga alumni are trying to bring a bit of fun and joy into homes as people continue to self-isolate during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Conner Tidd and Kevin Jakiela are offering parents and children a chance to grow a garden without leaving their homes. Graduates of UTM’s Master of Science in Sustainability Management, the duo are co-founders of Just Vertical, a company that sells indoor hydroponic gardening systems.