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University of Toronto Entrepreneurship Week
March 4-8, 2024
Save the date for U of T Entrepreneurship Week
From March 4-8, 2024, the University of Toronto’s entrepreneurial community will host 15+ events showcasing, celebrating, and rewarding innovation and startup activity at U of T. All are welcome at this week of public events – students, mentors, alumni, business leaders, investors and anyone else who wanted to be inspired and learn why U of T is THE place to innovate.
Event schedule and speaker details will be announced in early 2024. Subscribe to our newsletter for event updates.
Watch: Driving Innovation with Raquel Urtasun
Raquel Urtasun discusses Waabi’s AI-first approach to self-driving technology and shares insights from her entrepreneurial journey. Raquel Urtasun is a leading machine learning expert, award-winning researcher, and professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto. This Desjardins Speaker Series presentation was recorded at True Blue Impact Day as part of U of T Entrepreneurship Week 2023.
With over 650 investor-backed companies launched in the past decade, U of T is ranked as one of the leading universities for founders, top five university-managed incubators globally and #1 in Canada for research-based startups.
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Explore U of T’s innovative startups with their world-class strengths ranging from advanced materials and manufacturing to regenerative medicine and AI.
U of T startup Kepler Communications’ tiny internet satellites are helping scientists share field data. The more field data that scientists analyze from around the world, the better we’ll be…
University of Toronto startup EcoPackers turns plant waste into compostable plastic that could revolutionize the single-use packaging industry. In 2016, EcoPackers co-founder Nuha Siddiqui (BCom 2018) read a World Wildlife…
University of Toronto startup Deep Genomics is using artificial intelligence to find better drugs for genetic disorders and to get them into the clinic faster. Ever since scientists fully sequenced…
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The University of Toronto has been recognized as one of the world’s top five university business incubators by UBI Global in its latest world benchmark study. In its 2021-2022 study, UBI Global…
From left to right: Xanadu CEO and former U of T post-doctoral researcher Christian Weedbrook, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Innovation, Science and Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne (photo by Alex…
(Photo courtesy of Waabi) University of Toronto researcher Raquel Urtasun’s self-driving startup Waabi has added the venture capital arm of Swedish carmaker Volvo to its list of high-profile investors. Volvo Group Venture Capital AB…
BenchSci’s co-founders (left to right), Elvis Wianda, Tom Leung and Liran Belenzon (Amara Studios/BenchSci) BenchSci, a University of Toronto startup that uses artificial intelligence to accelerate the process of drug…