U of T Startup Directory

U of T is the place to grow your business

U of T can help turn ideas into successful, growing businesses – the proof is in all the startups founded and grown by our students, faculty, and grads. Some boosted their businesses through our entrepreneurship programs (incubators/accelerators), while other ventures sparked organically in the entrepreneurial climate here at U of T.

The Banting Institute also houses a number of startups as tenants in their available space.

Looking to connect with the U of T entrepreneurship ecosystem? Contact one of our entrepreneurship programs (incubators/accelerators).

Featured U of T startups

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Ardra Inc. uses synthetic biology platform to produce high-value natural ingredients for industries such as flavour and fragrances, cosmetics and food.

 Graduated Startup

Atomwise Inc. patented the first deep learning technology for structure-based small molecule drug discovery. This AI technology harnesses millions of data points and thousands of protein structures to solve problems that a human chemist would take many lifetimes to solve. Atomwise has partnered with some of the world's largest pharmaceutical and agtech companies and with more than 100 leading academic institutions and hospitals, to tackle the challenges of discovering and developing better drugs and agrochemicals. Atomwise has raised over US$51 million from leading venture capital firms to support the development and application of its AI technology.

 Graduated Startup

BenchSci uses proprietary machine learning, bioinformatics ontologies, image recognition technologies, filters, and a figure-centric interface to enable rapid selection of experiment-specific antibodies.

 Graduated Startup

BioBox Analytics is an end-to-end informatics solution for scientists and clinicians working with genomic data, allowing them to process, analyze and explore their data all in one platform.

Blue J Legal is on a mission to bring absolute clarity to the law, everywhere and on-demand. Its AI-powered platforms accurately predict court outcomes and allow practitioners to find relevant cases faster than ever before.

 Graduated Startup

Braze Mobility has launched the world’s first blind spot sensor systems for wheelchairs that increase driver awareness and safety by providing feedback on the location and proximity of obstacles through customizable, multi-modal alerts.

 Graduated Startup

Bumptop is a desktop environment app that simulates a real-world desk. It originated out of Anand Agarawala's master's thesis at U of T, and was later acquired by Google.

 Graduated Startup

Caspire is an international education company based in Canada that provides strategic advisory services and innovative study abroad programs. Our mission is to build a better world by cultivating visionary leaders with a world-class, heart-centered approach to education, character building and cultural exchange.

 Current Startup

CastConnex is the industry leader in the use of cast steel structural components in the design and construction of building and bridge structures. Their products include pre-engineered connectors that simplify the design and enhance the performance of structures. They aim for the creation of safer, innovative, and more beautiful built environments.

 Graduated Startup

CERT is developing an electrochemical carbon dioxide (CO2) conversion technology to produce fuels and chemical feedstocks. Their technology provides an additional revenue stream by transforming waste emissions CO2 into valuable products.

 Graduated Startup

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