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Fraser Hacks – A Hackathon for High Schools

On November 14th 2016, ICUBE collaborated with, and hosted a very successful HackerNest at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM). It attracted many university students and senior technologists who wanted to be a part of the creativity, camaraderie and innovation. As such, the ICUBE team decided it would be a good opportunity for high school kids to also gain similar …

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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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Engaging the Future – Welcoming Students from the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education

On July 7th, ICUBE UTM welcomed over 30 visitors from the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education. As part of the recruitment initiatives at UTM, ICUBE along with the department of Institute for Management & Innovation (IMI) presented the importance of engaging entrepreneurial thinking and experiential learning. The goal of our presentation was to showcase how ICUBE can add diversity …

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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 …

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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 …