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News

OCE-Supported Companies in the News

  • March 22, 2019 – TechcrunchHelping children overcome their mobility challenges, Trexo Robotics gets a Y Combinator boost

    Manmeet Maggu and Rahul Udasi didn’t know it when they met at the University of Waterloo  eleven years ago, but the bond that the two forged in late night study sessions as roommates in the UW Place dorm has helped power their work building an exoskeleton that allows children with disabilities to walk.

    The fruit of that labor is Trexo Robotics, which will graduate as part of the latest batch of Y Combinator’s winter 2019 cohort.

  • March 4, 2019 – eSentireeSentire Raises $47 Million to Provide AI-Powered Managed Detection and Response
    eSentire, Inc., the global leader in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), today announced it has raised an additional USD $47 million in funding led by majority investor Warburg Pincus and minority investors Georgian Partners and Edison Partners.

OCE in the News

  • March 4, 2019 – Georgian CollegeGeorgian students help take cottage country business to the next level
    On the verge of a growth spurt, Muskoka-based company Jayne’s Cottages is working with students in Georgian’s Big Data Analytics graduate certificate program on a research project that will transform how the company communicates and manages its data.
  • February 11, 2019 – St. Joseph's Healthcare LondonExploring mobile software to better support youth mental heath
    On February 7, 2019, Lawson Health Research Institute and InputHealth announced a new healthcare technology that aims to improve access for youth mental health care through remote virtual care.

Events

  • June 3, 2019Toronto, ONThe Canadian Telecom Summit
    For three full days, the Canadian Telecom Summit delivers thought-provoking presentations from the thought leaders of the industry. This is your chance to hear from and talk with them in both a structured atmosphere of frank discussion and high-octane idea exchange and networking in a more relaxed social setting of genial conversation.
  • June 4, 2019Toronto, ONAdvanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) Expo Toronto
    Advanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) Expo Toronto brings together five advanced manufacturing events — Automation Technology Expo (ATX), Design & Manufacturing (D&M), PACKEX, PLAST-EX, and Powder & Bulk Solids (PBS) — on one show floor.
  • June 5, 2019Calgary, AlbertaInventures 2019
    Alberta Innovates is seeking innovators to participate in the event as part of Inventures 2019, a global innovation conference in Calgary, Alberta, held June 5-7. It brings together the brightest ideas in emerging technologies that are transforming economies, industries and communities across the globe. Last year, Inventures represented the single largest source of venture capital in Canada. Six pitch competition winners will each receive $10,000 in funding, free registration, and access to professional coaching. They will get exposure to funding organizations, including members of the National Angel Capital Organization, representing over 40 networks comprised of over 3000 angel investors across Canada. There are six categories for submissions: Building Smarter Cities, Blockchain Breakthroughs, Integrating the Artificial Mind, Feeding a Hungry Planet, Health Systems for a Global Village and Greening a Blue Planet. In 2018, 32 finalists were selected to pitch, and have continued to advance their companies. Innovators can learn more, apply for the start-up pitch event and purchase tickets at the early bird price here: https://www.inventurescan.com/. You will find pitch competition details under “program”. Applying to the pitch competition is free, and submissions are due by March 18.