University of Toronto Scarborough Entrepreneurship

University of Toronto Scarborough Entrepreneurship is a collaborative group of departments, academic support units, and centres focused on inspiring, encouraging and promoting entrepreneurial spirit on campus.

Upcoming Events

Start Me Up UTSC – Keynote & Panel
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 | 6-8pm | The HUB

Keynote address from Dev Basu President & CEO of Powered by Search and UTSC alumnus, followed by a discussion panel of successful UTSC entrepreneurs, sharing insight and experience on succeeding in the world of startups. Please visit Powered by Search at Panel moderated by William (Bill) McConkey. For more details visit:

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U of T Entrepreneurship Week, RBC awards
Friday, March 31st, 2017 | 

During U of T Entrepreneurship Week, UTSC students are welcome to attend the downtown festivities. Included among the events is a ceremony that awards the winners of the first RBC prizes at U of T in entrepreneurship, which will be held on March 31st. A free bus will run from UTSC to downtown that Friday. Check back for details; information to be updated.

Related Activities

Sustainability Maker Challenge 2017 (Hackathon)

Register here $10 Registration
Info sessions:
Thursday, Feb 2 17:00 – 18:00, AC286A
Friday, Feb 3 12:00 – 13:00, AC286A
Opening Day: Friday, Feb 17, 4 pm – 11 pm The Hub
Closing Day: Monday, Feb 27, 10am – 6pm The Meeting place

The UTSC Sustainability Maker Challenge is a fresh take on a more traditional hackathon. The UTSC Library Makerspace, the Hub and the UTSC Sustainability Office offer UTSC students an opportunity to tackle one of 17 Sustainability Development Goals.  Throughout the reading week, students will be challenged to develop innovative solutions, in the form of software or hardware applications, making use of the 3D scanner/printer or microcontroller building kits.

Scarborough Business Association Networking Breakfast featuring UTSC startups
Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 7-9 am | JC’s Banquet Hall (1686 Ellesmere Rd.)
$25 members | $35 non-members; register here.

There’s tremendous innovation in Scarborough leading to unique, fascinating new businesses and business models. We’ll hear from students at the Hub, the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus business incubator program. It’s an uplifting morning that will leave you inspired!” Moderated by Gray Graffam, The Hub.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Jlabs Tour
For University of Toronto Students, Postdoctoral Fellows and Alumni
Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 | 9:30 am to 11:30 am

JLABS, part of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, is a network of life science incubators providing emerging companies with resources to bring new healthcare innovations to market. If you have an interest in entrepreneurship and health care, are curious about health-tech, or looking to network with professionals in the start-up community, come learn more at the Johnson & Johnson Innovation JLABS tour and talk@!

Entrepreneurship at U of T
March 27th-31st

Success Stories!

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UTSC Commons Spring 2016: Risk/Reward:

University of Toronto Scarborough Entrepreneurship is brought to you by the Department  of Arts, Culture and Media, the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, the Department of Management, the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, Academic Advising and Career Centre, Arts and Science Co-op, Management Co-op, and The Hub.

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Last updated February 23, 2017