For Investors

No matter what your industry focus, thesis or cheque size – U of T is the place to invest.

U of T is #1 in Canada for research-based startups. With strengths in fields ranging from artificial intelligence to regenerative medicine to quantum computing, our startups are disrupting industries, making the planet a better place and generating returns for investors. In 2020-21 alone, U of T startups raised a total of xyz

With support from 10+ campus accelerators such as University of Toronto Early Stage Technologies (UTEST) and an institutional focus on IP Literacy, you can invest with confidence knowing that the entrepreneurs leading U of T’s startups are equipped with the tools and the mindset to compete and excel.

Smart investors invest in U of T alumni. In fact, since 2005:

U of T alumni have launched over 650

venture-backed companies valued at over $100B CAD

They have raised 31 B

in venture funding and created over 43,000 jobs

The U of T ecosystem supports 300 +

companies annually from idea to seed stage.

*as per Pitchbook Venture Capital database

Building on our world-class research excellence and exceptional talent, our rich community of entrepreneurship accelerators is creating the innovative companies and jobs of the future.

Notable companies

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Blue J Legal

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Kepler Communications

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Erthos

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Xanadu

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Deep Genomics

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ODAIA

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Atomwise

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ALT TEX

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LSK Technologies Inc.

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Ada Support

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MedChart

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Genecis

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Notch Therapeutics

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OTI Lumionics

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