Rock Star Ryan

“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 …

Women in Tech Mississauga

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 …

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 …

Code and the City – 2016

ICUBE UTM partnering with the City of Mississauga and Sheridan College launched Code and The City Idea Jam  on March 5, International Open Data Day. The sold out event welcomed over 80 developers, designers, mappers and information analysts to share ideas on how Mississauga could gain greater awareness and engagement with the community in a digital environment. The day kicked off with …