Sunday, February 15, 2015

The University of Toronto receives the news of the death of Dr. John Evans with sadness at our collective loss, and gratitude for his decades of contributions to diverse facets of Canadian society. Those who had the privilege of working with him mourn the passing of a great friend and mentor. And all members of the University community recall a lifetime of sterling leadership, from his student days as a Varsity athlete and Rhodes Scholar to his service as the University’s 9th president (1972-78) and later as an engaged and beloved president emeritus.
Meric S Gertler, President, University of Toronto
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Wednesday, January 11, 2012


Discovery 2014: Government Program Overviews

In a recent review of 23 studies, entrepreneurs scored significantly higher than others on conscientiousness (self-discipline and motivation) and openness to experience, and significantly lower than others on agreeableness (concern for social harmony) and neuroticism.
Milnes A, Business at Oxford Magazine:

VantagePoint Capital Partners to help build influential companies

VantagePoint has been funding transformative companies and provide cutting-edge technology with the resources—whatever it takes—to commercialize big opportunities.
The magazine of Oxford's Said Business School
Once VantagePoint understands problems ... in detail, it can look for start-ups that might help to solve the problem, and make connections between multinationals and the technology entrepreneurs that can help them.

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.....And since it takes time to change the world, we stick with our companies and support them from start-up through scale-up.

How to apply for a tax refund available to eligible start-ups that are commercializing intellectual property developed at Canadian universities and colleges.
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Ontario Tax Exemption Programs

Reza Moridi

Minister of Research and Innovation

The Ministry of Research and Innovation supports world-class research, commercialization and innovation taking place across Ontario through a range of programs and services like the Ontario Research Fund, Innovation Demonstration Fund and Ontario Venture Capital Fund.