When Gimmy Chu co-founded smart lighting company Nanoleaf back in 2012, he initially conceived of the firm as one focused exclusively on technology development. 

Marketing is key to building a successful startup: U of T's Impact Centre

Roberto Cervantes and his team at CryptoNumerics are keen to take advantage of next week’s giant Collision tech conference to put the startup co-founded by University of Toronto alumni on the map.

Like TIFF for tech: Collision conference shines a spotlight on city’s booming innovation scene

In an era of "Dragon’s Den", Silicon Valley and TED Talks, there's a growing interest in what it means to be an entrepreneur.

How do you start? What does it take? Do you need a business degree? Where do you go for answers?

Bringing real conversations with entrepreneurs to U of T

New research by scientists at the University of Toronto offers novel insights into why and how dozens of flowering plant species evolved from being pollinated by insects to being pollinated by wind.

U of T plant biologists find answers to pollination mystery blowing in the wind

Environments containing species that are distantly related to one another are more productive than those containing closely related species, research from the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) shows.

Darwin was right: productivity increases with species diversity

When three-time Indy 500 winner Hélio Castroneves speeds around the track at this month’s Indy races, he’ll be driving a racecar propelled by decades of materials research that makes it faster, safer and more efficient.

Three big ideas from the opening of U of T’s new advanced materials lab

Imagine Toronto without the Royal Ontario Museum or the Art Gallery of Ontario. 

Building museums, building cities: U of T hosts all-star panel of artists and architects

New research conducted by evolutionary biologists worldwide paints cities as evolutionary “change agents,” says a trio of biologists from the University of Toronto who selected and edited the studies.

Cities as evolutionary 'change agents': U of T biologists edit special issue of scientific journal

Humans and chimpanzees split from their last common ancestor several hundred thousand years earlier than believed – and this occurred in Europe, not Africa – according to an international team of scientists. 

Human ancestors originated in Europe – not Africa? U of T part of international team studying pre-human remains

The crowdsourced entertainment startup Wattpad, co-founded by two University of Toronto alumni, has secured a US$51 million round of financing that it says will be used to invest in machine learning and new forms of interactive storytelling. 

Story-sharing startup founded by U of T alumni raises US$51 million in funding

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When Gimmy Chu co-founded smart lighting company Nanoleaf back in 2012, he initially conceived of the firm as one focused exclusively on technology development. 

Roberto Cervantes and his team at CryptoNumerics are keen to take advantage of next week’s giant Collision tech conference to put the startup co-founded by University of Toronto alumni on the map.

In an era of "Dragon’s Den", Silicon Valley and TED Talks, there's a growing interest in what it means to be an entrepreneur.

How do you start? What does it take? Do you need a business degree? Where do you go for answers?

New research by scientists at the University of Toronto offers novel insights into why and how dozens of flowering plant species evolved from being pollinated by insects to being pollinated by wind.

Environments containing species that are distantly related to one another are more productive than those containing closely related species, research from the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) shows.

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When Gimmy Chu co-founded smart lighting company Nanoleaf back in 2012, he initially conceived of the firm as one focused exclusively on technology development. 

Roberto Cervantes and his team at CryptoNumerics are keen to take advantage of next week’s giant Collision tech conference to put the startup co-founded by University of Toronto alumni on the map.

In an era of "Dragon’s Den", Silicon Valley and TED Talks, there's a growing interest in what it means to be an entrepreneur.

How do you start? What does it take? Do you need a business degree? Where do you go for answers?

New research by scientists at the University of Toronto offers novel insights into why and how dozens of flowering plant species evolved from being pollinated by insects to being pollinated by wind.

Environments containing species that are distantly related to one another are more productive than those containing closely related species, research from the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) shows.

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