UTEST accepting applications for third cohort of University of Toronto entrepreneurs

MaRS Innovation-U of T accelerator program among Canada’s best

utestThe University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology accelerator program (UTEST) is now accepting applications for a third cohort until April 17, 2014.

Applicants must be current students or faculty at U of T, or have graduated within the last two years.

UTEST has just launched a new website with complete application information about the early-stage incubator and a link to the application form:

UTEST website

The 12-month program allows selected U of T affiliates to access office space, mentoring and $30,000 in funding, with opportunities to access follow-on funding from MaRS Innovation later on.

UTEST was recently named one of Canada’s most promising start-up accelerators in an online series by Canadian technology resource BetaKit.

Eleven companies have successfully graduated from UTEST’s first and second cohorts, including Whirlscape, Crowdmark, Granata Decision Systems, and TrendMD.

If you have questions, contact UTEST co-directors Mike Betts or Kurtis Scissions for more information.

Posted by Kailee Travis, writer and communications assistant.