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ICUBE in the News: Butiik

On a mission to create an easier shopping experience for the digital world with their smooth and seamless app, ICUBE team Butiik was featured on the University of Toronto Mississauga home page! In the article titled, “How can we make online shopping easier?” Syed Fakrul Arefin, CEO and co-founder of Butiik, shares his success story of what inspired him to …

Team ICUBE, Sam & Jane

Team ICUBE: Communication Summer Jobs 2016

ICUBE UTM is building a marketing team and we want YOU to be part of it! Like the idea of working in start-up culture? Want to go to Jays games for work? Have some awesome skills that you want get paid for using in a work environment while building your portfolio? Does networking with over 30 companies per month interest …

Unlock Your Big Idea 2016 Category Winners

Unlock Your Big Idea Final 2016

Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) Partners in Peel collaborates to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship. Mississauga, Ontario – Entrepreneurs from the GTA and beyond met at the Innovation Complex at the University of Toronto Mississauga as The Unlock Your Big Idea Pitch Competition took place on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Fourteen finalists, including three from ICUBE were chosen from over 160 applications …

ICUBE Finalists

ICUBE Pitch Night

Start-up founders lit up the lower level of the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Innovation Complex last Thursday as they presented for ICUBE’s 2016 Spring Pitch Finale. Each team had been working with ICUBE UTM, the university’s early-stage accelerator, for the past three months and after a start-up showcase were given 5 minutes to present their business concepts ranging from mobile …

Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) Partners in Peel collaborates to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship

Mississauga, Ontario – Entrepreneurs from the GTA and beyond met at the Innovation Complex at the University of Toronto Mississauga as The Unlock Your Big Idea Pitch Competition took place on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Fourteen finalists, including three from ICUBE UTM were chosen from over 160 applications to pitch their innovative ideas to win over $60,000 in prizes across five …

Aspiring ICUBE Entrepreneurs Gather for Second Annual Pitch Off

ICUBE’s 2016 Final Pitch Competition, announced its winners at UTM held April 28th. Credit: R. Cerrudo ICUBE’s 2016 Final Pitch Competition, announced its winners at UTM held April 28th. Entrepreneurial teams descended upon the University of Toronto Mississauga Innovation Complex last Thursday for ICUBE’s 2016 Final Pitch Competition, the mentor-run, early-stage accelerator. In the allotted five minutes, teams presented their …

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ICUBE Finals

Start-up founders lit up the lower level of the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Innovation Complex last Thursday as they presented for ICUBE’s 2016 Spring Pitch Finale. Each team had been working with ICUBE UTM, the university’s early-stage accelerator, for the past three months and after a start-up showcase were given 5 minutes to present their business concepts ranging from mobile …

ICUBE Superhero Solutions

Superhero Solutions in ICUBE

On Thursday, April 28 ICUBE – University of Toronto Mississauga’s early stage accelerator, ICUBE, transformed into an “early life” accelerator. We welcomed 36 children of UTM staff members for “Take Your Kids to Work Day.” After examining fossilized worm poop, checking out moon rocks and getting to play with a drone – the bar was certainly set high for ICUBE.  Tapping into …

ICUBE Finalists

3 ICUBE Teams Finalists @ UYBI!

 RIC Centre, in partnership with ICUBE UTM and the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (Peel Region) announced the finalists for the Unlock Your Big Idea Pitch Competition today. The aim of Unlock Your Big Idea is to support innovation and economic development in the community by helping entrepreneurs take their business ideas from concept to commercialization.   Finalists were selected from 160 …