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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UofT Entrepreneurship Week Startup Showcase 2017

Excitement built throughout the day as more than 2,000 guests visited the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport to check out Startup Showcase, the final event of the University of Toronto’s Entrepreneurship@UofT Week, organized by UofT Entrepreneurship. At the end of the day, it was a U of T Mississauga startup that walked away with the top prize. With 60 …

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Developing Cube Culture

UofT Mississauga has a reputation for being a commuter campus, but in the lower level of the Innovation Complex, the lights are often on well past midnight as the white (and green) boards fill with business models and product plans. During the summer months ICUBE pauses its formal programming enabling a season for start-up teams to work on the concepts …

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ICUBE in the News: ParticipAid

An essential component of any medical breakthrough is the clinical trial.  On a mission to accelerate medical discoveries through developing a platform that helps recruit and retain participants for clinical studies and trials, ParticipAid landed on the front page of UTM News. In the story “New app by UTM alumni connects researchers with study volunteers,” ParticipAid founders including UTM alumni …

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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 …

BUTIIK: Latest App Keeps Shoppers in the Loop

The members of a new startup founded by four young entrepreneurs want to simplify your path-to-purchase shopping experience. Over the last year, they’ve been focused on trying to combine the ease and speed of online shopping sans the perfunctory aspects of brick-and-mortar buying. Their goal is to bridge the gap between e-commerce and the physical retail stores by tapping into …