ICUBE startup YourTable, co-founded by Peter Chien and Yvonne Ru, has developed an innovative solution to resolve this social and health related complication. Their idea is to connect people via food and, at the same time, provide people with networking opportunities which aims to promote physical, mental and social wellness within our society.
New Zealand-domiciled small business accounting platform Xero has named its existing Toronto office as the company’s North American hub for product development and technology innovation.
Ever since the outbreak of Covid-19, the global job market has undergone tremendous change. Many employees were laid off as a result. Those who were lucky enough to keep their jobs had to adopt remote working style. Students and recent graduates seem to be very concerned and pessimistic about the current situation in the job market.
ORANGEVILLE, ONT. — Ever since physical distancing became the new norm, many municipalities have struggled to deal with overcrowding.
But in Orangeville, town officials have a unique way to deal with the issue.
Startupfest has announced the winners of several pitch competitions and awards at its 10th-annual festival, which was held both in-person and virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The City is pleased to announce that three operators – Bird Canada, Lime, and Roll – are bringing up to 600 shared e-scooters to the City’s multi-use pathways, bike lanes and streets. E-scooters are a form of mobility that supports physical distancing and reduces car trips on our streets and crowding on transit.
Empirica Therapeutics, a startup co-founded by Donnelly Centre investigator Jason Moffat has been acquired by Century Therapeutics, a U.S. based company developing off-the-shelf cell therapy products for cancer.
Fernanda Yanchapaxi has lost so much. Family members in her homeland Ecuador had died due to COVID-19 or in the midst of the pandemic.
“When my grandmother died early in the pandemic, I wasn’t able to travel, and go home, and be with my family to support them and grieve with them” said Yanchapaxi, who is an OISE doctoral student who is researching ways to protect Indigenous knowledges for future generations.
U of T Engineering startup, Amber Molecular Inc., recently closed their $5 million Series A fundraising round, led by Silicon Valley based Phoenix Venture Partners LLC.