The UTEST Program Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 2
  • Investments
  • 109
  • Portfolio
  • 79
  • Exits
  • 29

The UTEST Program General Information


University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology Program is an accelerator which is part of University of Toronto's growing ecosystem of incubators and commercialization support services. In partnership with MaRS Innovation and with the financial support of the Connaught Fund, it provides companies with start-up funding, mentoring, business strategy and office space at the Banting Building at the University of Toronto St. George Campus. The firm prefers to invest in the mobile, web and big data sectors.

Contact Information

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Actively Seeking New Investments
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Primary Office
  • 88 College Street
  • Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L4
  • Canada

The UTEST Program Investments (109)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
StarSpec Technologies 07-Mar-2022 Accelerator/Incubator 00000 Aerospace and Defense Startup
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0000 0000000 01-Feb-2022 000000000000 00000 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue
000000 00000000000 01-Feb-2022 000000000000 Decision/Risk Analysis Startup
00000000000 01-Feb-2022 00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue
00000000000 01-Feb-2022 000000000000 00000 Biotechnology Startup
00000000 01-Feb-2022 000000000000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue
00000000000 01-Feb-2022 000000000000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
Quantum Bridge Technologies 01-Feb-2022 Accelerator/Incubator Connectivity Products Generating Revenue
Reeddi 01-Feb-2022 Accelerator/Incubator 00000 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue
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The UTEST Program Exits (29)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
LSK Technologies 02-May-2022 Merger/Acquisition
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Whirlscape 31-Dec-2020 Out of Business
CoHealth 28-Oct-2020 Merger/Acquisition
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The UTEST Program Team (4)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Kurtis Scissons Co-Founder & Co-Director 0 Toronto, Canada
Michael Betts Co-director Toronto, Canada
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The UTEST Program Co-Investors (9)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
BDC Capital 1 Series chart Industry bar
Inovia Capital 0 Series chart Industry bar
Ontario Centre of Innovation 0 Series chart Industry bar
Toronto Innovation Acceleration Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
University of Toronto Entrepreneurship 0 Series chart Industry bar
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