Entrepreneur’s Toolkit – Ready, Set, Go Global

Are You Ready to Go Global? Here are some questions you might be asking: What does going global mean for your organization? What international markets are you playing in? What gives your company a competitive edge in the target market? Where do you need support? Develop or refine the definition of Going Global to your organization… Continue reading Entrepreneur’s Toolkit – Ready, Set, Go Global

MaRS Announces Embark Funding

Embark Funding helps place a young professional (aged 22-29) with a novel Ontario-based technology venture to accomplish specific goals or milestones. Ventures can receive up to $20,000 (which includes costs of HST) towards the cost of the Embark candidate’s salary. Each recipient will also be required to contribute $2,500 cash (or 12.5% of amount requested)… Continue reading MaRS Announces Embark Funding

Calling all developers! Get ready to help Ontarians save money and conserve energy!

By: Sasha Sud Yesterday, the Ontario Minister of Energy, Bob Chiarelli, announced the Energy Apps for Ontario Challenge, a contest organized by MaRS and funded by the Ministry of Energy that encourages developers to create the best new, proof-of-concept apps to help Ontarians unlock the potential of Green Button-enabled electricity data. Green Button is a standard… Continue reading Calling all developers! Get ready to help Ontarians save money and conserve energy!

Development and Manufacturing Challenges for Biologics – MaRS Future of Medicine Series

Seminar: Part of the MaRS Future of Medicine™ Series Topic: Development and Manufacturing Challenges for Biologics When: February 13, 2013 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Where: MaRS Centre, Studio (Lower Concourse) 101 College Street Toronto, ON Come learn about the stages of drug development from someone who has seen it all. As a contract development… Continue reading Development and Manufacturing Challenges for Biologics – MaRS Future of Medicine Series

Ready for your next government funding round?

By: Fatema Fatakdawala Are you an entrepreneur interested in government funding to commercialize your idea? Are you an SME looking for government support to grow your company? Would you like to gain insight on how to apply for federal and provincial funding for business growth? All you have to do is have your morning cup of coffee with us… Continue reading Ready for your next government funding round?

MaRS announces launch of first dedicated, early-stage cleantech venture fund

TORONTO, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — MaRS is pleased to announce the launch of Canada’s first dedicated early-stage cleantech venture fund. The MaRS Cleantech Fund LP ushers in a new model in early-stage technology investing by leveraging the strength of a non-exclusive, but strategic relationship between MaRS Discovery District and the private sector.… Continue reading MaRS announces launch of first dedicated, early-stage cleantech venture fund

Insights Into Getting the Biotech Industry Back to the Future of Medicine

By Jasmeet Duggal With seven billion people on the earth it is no doubt that there has been a shift in demographics and healthcare needs of the population. The current model of spending and run away healthcare costs puts the sustainability of the system into question. The landscape of the industry responsible for delivering innovative… Continue reading Insights Into Getting the Biotech Industry Back to the Future of Medicine

Four key tips for SaaS start-ups

By Marielle Voksepp “What I find over time is that the best SaaS startups build custom, in-house data analytics that are particular to their use case” – Mark Macleod Investors love the scalability of software as a service (SaaS) companies, in particular when they’ve established a predictable, revenue-generating audience that’s measured and adjusted on a… Continue reading Four key tips for SaaS start-ups

Job Posting – Program Director – Regional Strategic Resource Centre Program (ReSRC)

MaRS Program Director – Regional Strategic Resource Centre Program (ReSRC) Posted June 14, 2011   Job Title: Program Director – Regional Strategic Resource Centre Program (ReSRC) Company Name: MaRS Position Type: Program Director – Regional Strategic Resource Centre Program (ReSRC) Location: ON – Metro Toronto Application Deadline: 2011-06-30 Category: Project Management   Position Overview: The… Continue reading Job Posting – Program Director – Regional Strategic Resource Centre Program (ReSRC)

Practical advice on kicking the Fossil Fuel habit

By David Pasieka One of my passions for the past couple of years has been the translation of Sustainability principles into bottom line profits. To this end, I am an active CleanTech Advisor at the MaRS Discovery District and have been a lecture leader at Shulich, Sheridan, McMaster, University of Toronto – Mississauga and The… Continue reading Practical advice on kicking the Fossil Fuel habit