Entrepreneurs and Start-ups
U of T is a vibrant entrepreneurial community with numerous initiatives and support programs that create, encourage, foster and grow new companies. Over 350 start-ups have been created in many disciplines to take cutting edge research from U of T to the marketplace. To learn more, please visit the Banting & Best Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
Through programs such as UTEST, the Innovations & Partnerships Office (IPO) supports the creation and incubation of early stage companies by providing entrepreneurship education, intellectual property protection, go-to-market strategies, early-seed capital and mentorship. Contact IPO at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The UTEST program provides nascent software companies with start-up funding, work space, mentoring and business strategy support. It is part of a growing ecosystem of accelerators and commercialization support services at U of T.