Data for 2016
Startups succeed because of their founders, but what makes a successful founder? We wanted to find out what backgrounds founders were bringing to their companies, so we undertook research to determine the educational backgrounds of founders of over 300 technology companies.
We’ve updated the Narwhal List and released a new report for 2019. Canada’s tech community continues to make progress but we haven’t created a new Unicorn since 2015. The technology sector has doubled the number of companies that are on track to become Unicorns but the healthcare sector continues its slow decline.
"The biggest reason for product failure is no market need" - Charles Plant, Triggers and Barriers Unfortunately, this is something that Bolis Ibrahim has learned the hard way. But after some false starts, tumbles, and a near death experience, the founder of Argentum...
There are some experiences that, when you look back, put you on a path leading directly to where you are today. For U of T alumna Stephenny Ng, that experience was a startup internship with digital pathology company Pathcore Inc, which has led her to her current job...
The Impact Centre at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce a new collaborative research project with ANGLE Biosciences entitled “Optimization of chemiluminescent sensing microstructures.” ANGLE Biosciences Inc, a Toronto based subsidiary of ANGLE plc...