Advice for hard times: Toronto entrepreneurs on surviving COVID-19

Toronto’s small business community is weary. Once the cultural and economic heart of Canada’s largest city, Hogtown entrepreneurs are struggling to stay afloat during the seemingly endless COVID-19 restrictions. While all three levels of government have offered unprecedented relief packages, any bit of help in these times can mean the difference between success and failure.

A perfect fit: U of T startup collaborates with researchers to launch shoe-sizing app

If the shoe fits, wear it – but what if you’re shopping online, as so many people are these days?

Xesto, a startup with roots in the University of Toronto Early Stage Technologies (UTEST) program, has devised a solution through a collaboration with researchers in the Edward S. Rogers Sr. department of electrical and computer engineering (ECE) in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering.