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Grants for physical technology companies

According to some estimates, there are over 4,000 government grants and other non-dilutive funding programs available in Canada. These are organized through federal, provincial, or territorial government agencies, cities, regions, and a myriad of not-for-profits that...

Work integrated learning in the spotlight

by Alon Eisenstein The role and importance of higher education has never been so pivotal for society and the economy. Industries are evolving at an ever-increasing pace, and the uncertainty surrounding the future of work is creating a sense of urgency and anxiety. In...

Harnessing biology for medicine and the environment

by Scott McAuley Cells may be small, but new science and technology across the biological sciences are having a global impact. Innovations in synthetic biology, the microbiome, and regenerative medicine are creating new opportunities across medicine, chemical...

It takes a village to raise a startup

by Scott McAuley and Richard McAloney Any founder will tell you that the success of their company relies on a diverse and skilled team. Having the right talent and support in the right positions during company growth can mean the difference between success and...

Singularity U Summit highlights disruptive technology

On October 11 and 12, Singularity U hosted its first Canadian Summit at the Evergreen Brickworks. The event brought many of the Singularity faculty, local entrepreneurs, and global businesses together to imagine how technology will transform every aspect of our...

Entrepreneurship 100 series 3 wraps up

The fall 2018 series of Entrepreneurship 100: Conversations has come to a close. Over the past three weeks, a diverse group of nine entrepreneur panelists shared their stories on employment and entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and finding ideas. Making the...

Is my idea any good? An E100 conversation

Want to start a business but feel like your idea isn't good enough? Have a great idea but not sure where to start? Scott McAuley and Arjun Mali are both transforming their ideas into real products. Mali is a cofounder of iMerciv Inc, maker of the BuzzClip, a small and...