Our Impact in 2016
Students in Courses
*Cumulatively from 2010–2016
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.
"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...
Today, the University of Toronto is scaling its innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities to a new level. Accelerated by a historic $100 million donation by Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman, the largest single gift in U of T's history and the largest gift ever...