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8 Key takeaways from Techno 2017

The eighth edition of Techno has come and gone, and what a week it was. Thank you to the participants, instructors, and everyone else who shared knowledge and expertise. Here are some of the key topics covered during this year’s sessions.

8 Techno alumni share entrepreneurial advice

For the last eight years, the Impact Centre's Techno program has been training the next generation of young entrepreneurs. But when you’re first starting out, things don’t always go as you planned. Here is some entrepreneurial advice from eight Techno alumni, talking...

Funding Innovation at U of T

by Heather Clayton On Friday May 12, the Department of Computer Science Innovation Lab (DCSIL), a startup incubator and accelerator at the University of Toronto, hosted the Funding Innovation Conference. The event featured panels on artificial intelligence,...

Beyond Lighting

Over the past decades, light has diagnosed disease, enabled digital communication through fiber optics, and generated power through solar panels. Most recently, advances in solid-state lighting have transformed the most commonplace source of light: the lightbulb. The...

Guest Post: Steadiwear on startup grants and awards

Mark and Emile are founders of Steadiwear, where they developed battery-free lightweight gloves to reduce tremors from Essential Tremor & Parkinson’s. They kindly share their success tips in being awarded government startup grants as well as growing the value of...

Guest post: Entrepreneurship 100

by Kiran Bajwa I recently attended a series of panel events held by the Impact Centre at the University of Toronto. The two panels I attended included successful individuals discussing both social entrepreneurship and freelancing. As a student who has recently faced...