ICUBE at Karafarin Entrepreneurship Expo 2017

Just Vertical Gets Thumbs Up!

Over the weekend ICUBE was represented by Just Vertical, FetchIt and Dalriada Therapeutics who showcased and pitched their ventures at the Ontario Science Centre, as part of the Karafarin Entrepreneurship Expo. Out of 13 teams, Just Vertical earned the most audience votes for best venture idea. OonBox of U of T’s Engineering incubator, the Hatchery, placed second, and FetchIt, placed third. …

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Invention Convention GTA 2017

Meet the GTA’s great young inventors (Grades 7+8)! On March 28th 2017, 206 young brilliant minds took over the Innovation Complex Rotunda as ICUBE collaborated with I3 – Investigate! Invent! Innovate! supporting the next wave of inventors and entrepreneurs in the GTA. For the second consecutive year, the University of Toronto Mississauga was host to the event showcasing students in …

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“Rock Star Ryan” Receives True Blue Award

ICUBE UTM and the entire team at IMI would like to congratulate Ryan Cerrudo who was recently recognized with a ‘True Blue’ Award for the invaluable contributions he makes to the University of Toronto every day. No lies, its hard to find photos of Ryan because he’s usually the man behind the camera, always team player, living in and capturing …

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Women Lead Tech in Mississauga / Peel & UofT

Women leaders are the driving force of innovation and tech in Peel Region & UofT Entrepreneurship. On January 18, 2017, the Globe and Mail published a special article by Jodi Kovitz (CEO ACETech Ontario) titled, “For Canada to succeed on a global stage, we need more women tech leaders.” The article portrays grim numbers of women leaders in tech and innovation as …

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My Summer Co-op at ICUBE

This summer, my Master of Management of Innovation (MMI) Co-op internship lead me to ICUBE – the hub of innovation at UofT Mississauga. Having been part of a start-up team in ICUBE (U-Dimensions), I look forwarded to help other entrepreneurs at ICUBE to grow their businesses.  As the Assistant Program Coordinator of ICUBE, I am very passionate about creating an …

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How to Entrepreneur: Succeeding Your Business

Catching onto the antics of entrepreneurship is not an easy task. There are very few businessmen who are self-made billionaires. So if you want to start your own business but don’t know where to begin—don’t worry. You are not the only one driving into a roadblock. Entrepreneurs are risk-takers. And if you choose to join them, you will submerge yourself …