VC investment in sector-shifting EdTech innovations, like interactive classroom apps and web-based assessment tools, is mounting. Toronto-based startup Top Hat, under the leadership of CEO Mike Silagadze, is the latest to benefit.
The digital natives and early adopters of the millennial generation are a central focus for many startups that are attracting major interest — and major funding.
Early results from an ongoing survey by MaRS Discovery District and Endeavor Insight show that educational institutions are the strongest connecting hubs in Ontario’s entrepreneurial networks.
Adam Nanjee, Head of Fintech at MaRS Discovery District, explains the key role of the regulatory environment at each stage of a fintech startup’s development.
A new report from TechToronto says over 400,000 jobs in Toronto in 2016 are related to the tech sector.
IBM Watson, long touted for its potential in healthcare, is being put to work finding a drug to treat Parkinson’s disease.
“The DMZ’s advisory council will play an important role in finding strategic and innovative approaches,” says Mohamed Lachemi, Ryerson’s vice-chancellor.
Province’s future depends not only on embracing disruptive technology, but also on producing and exporting new ideas, says Ontario Centres for Excellence head Dr. Tom Corr.
IBM Innovation space will offer mentoring as well as technical capacity and infrastructure.
Incubator is focused on startups that harness cognitive computing and cloud technology.