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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MLA48 Angel Investment Fund Completes Third Investment
MLA48, Canada’s first angel investment fund committed to providing a 48-hour turnaround on investment decisions, has announced its third investment in ConferenceCloud. ConferenceCloud is an... more
Aird & Berlis Partners with University of Toronto to Offer Startup Legal Advice
Aird & Berlis LLP (A&B) has become the sponsoring legal partner to the University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology Program (UTEST). UTEST is a 12-month incubation and acceleration program... more
Canada’s Startup Communities Shining Brighter Than the California Sun
Silicon Valley may be the first place that comes to mind when you think of tech startups, but when considering resources, financial support, and a welcoming atmosphere, Canada has been steadily... more
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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