Data for 2016
Over the last four years, there have been substantial changes in IPOs in the software world. Firms tend to wait longer to go public, while raising larger late-stage private rounds and eventually experiencing high public market valuations. We wanted to take a closer look at this trend with the objective to gain some insights into current practices. To that end, we looked at the results of 58 software companies that have gone public in the US since 2013.
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.
"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...