The UTEST Program is part of the University of Toronto's growing ecosystem of incubators and commercialization support services. In partnership with MaRS Innovation, it provides nascent software companies with start-up funding, mentoring, business strategy and office space in the MaRS Discovery District facility.

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UTEST Startup Incubator Accepting Applications
UTEST, a technology startup incubator at the University of Toronto, is one of Canada's eight largest accelerators. But it's also among the quietest. The UTEST program is part of the school's... more
A Breakdown of Canada's Eight Biggest Startup Accelerators
Toronto-based MaRS Discovery District recently released a report called Seeding Success: Canadian Startup Accelerators that breaks down numerous aspects of accelerator programs in Canada. In the... more
U of T’s Crowdmark Pitches at LaunchEdu, Begins Accepting Sign Ups
Toronto-based educational startup Crowdmark pitched at Jason Calacanis’ LaunchEdu yesterday as one of about 20 companies selected to showcase solutions. Crowdmark appeared on Techvibes two... more
Crowdmark Raises $600K and Vows to Save Teacher Marking Time
Canadian education technology startup Crowdmark announced today that they have raised $600,000 in seed funding through the University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology (UTEST) program, MaRS... more
A Closer Look at Canada's Seven True Startup Accelerators
Over the past three years, dozens of accelerators and accelerator-like programs have emerged in Canada. However, there is debate about their value—do accelerators hurt startups, and can the... more

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