SCALEUP Showcase

University of Toronto entrepreneurs have created more than 500 companies, securing over $1.5 billion in investment over the past decade. Our research strengths in areas such as health sciences, AI and information technology converge to launch game-changing startups that transform lives in Canada and around the world. In this video, we showcase some of U of T’s fastest-growing companies which together have raised over 138M in investment and created more than 450 high-value jobs in Canada and abroad.


erthos™ uses the power of plants, to simply edit the way we make and use single-use plastics. Learn more.

Presenter: Nuha Sidiqui, CEO & Co-founder

Hypercare is a mobile-first communication and collaboration app for healthcare professionals within hospitals. Learn more.

Presenter: Albert Tai, CEO & Co-founder

Blue J Legals AI-powered software accurately predicts legal outcomes in challenging areas of US tax law. Learn more.

Presenter: Benjamin Alarie, Co-founder & CEO

EBT Medical is a venture-backed, clinical-stage company pursuing disruptive neuromodulation technologies, focused on pelvic health disorders. Learn more.

Presenter: Keith R. Carlton, CEO

AmacaThera is commercializing combination products at the interface of biomaterials and pharmaceuticals. Learn more.

Presenter: Mike Cooke, CEO & Co-founder

Winterlight has developed a tablet-based speech assessment to detect cognitive impairment associated with dementia and mental illness. Learn more.

Presenter: Liam Kaufman, CEO & Co-founder

OTI Lumionics develops advanced materials for next-generation OLED displays using quantum simulations, machine learning, and pilot production testing. Learn more.

Presenter: Michael G. Helander, President & CEO

Ada Support is empowering businesses to provide personalized experiences at scale using AI chatbot to improve CX, reduce costs, and drive revenue. Learn more.

Presenter: Mike Murchison, Co-founder & CEO

Kepler is using existing and emerging technology to reshape the satellite communications industry, developing groundbreaking technology and providing real solutions for global gaps in connectivity. Learn more.

Presenter: Wen Cheng Chong, Co-founder & CEO

ODAIA Intelligence is the leading AI-powered Customer Data Platform (CDP) that pioneered the combination of process mining, customer journey mapping and AI to deliver goal-driven commercial insights and process automation as a SaaS platform. Learn more

Presenter: Helen Kontozopoulos, Chief Evangelist & Co-founder

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