MaRSDD

Type: Organization
Name: MaRSDD
Nationality: Canada
Web Address: http://www.marsdd.com/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for MaRSDD
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

MaRS HealthKick 2015 now open to innovative health ventures from across the nation

Canada NewsWireTORONTO, Oct. 23, 2014TORONTO"HealthKick 2015 provides a unique opportunity for Canada'sNow in its second year, HealthKick offers participants exposure, networking, investment and partnering opportunities as well as the potential to win ... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

SPARQ Systems Secures $11 million to Launch Next Generation Microinverter

TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - SPARQ Systems today announced $11 million in funding led by ArcTern Ventures, a venture capital fund that provides early-stage capital to companies in the cleantech sector. A MaRS Cleantech client, SPARQ Systems' technology ... [Published Canada NewsWire - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

How the MaRS story took off

The story behind the Liberal government’s bailout of the MaRS office deal.The public first learned of problems with the MaRS office deal in May during the spring provincial election campaign when the Tories revealed the then-minority Liberal government ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Is there life in MaRS? Dubious

Earth to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne: Your MaRS mission is looking like Apollo 13.Instead of becoming “the world’s largest innovation hub” (a metaphorical moon landing), your government’s Medical and Related Sciences (MaRS) Discovery District is turning ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Championing the environment through innovation makes economic sense

– More than 140 business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and innovators from around the world will be participating in the Action Partners Leadership and Innovation Summit (http://www.action-partners.com/global-leadership-innovation-summit/) on October ... [Published Prlog - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Studio Y at MaRS introduces second cohort of 25 young leaders; celebrates achievements of first cohort

Canada NewsWireTORONTO, Oct. 15, 2014Program focuses on young leaders and innovators, 21st century skills and solutions for societyTORONTOCohort 2 started the program on September 22Following in the footsteps of the first cohort, these newest members ... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 15 2014]
Entities: MaRSDD, Toronto, Invention
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

MaRS

11:09 AM ETMetro Morning 0:00 / 6:32MaRS 6:32These days, the story of the MaRS discovery district is more about what it is costing taxpayers - a figure that's in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Matt spoke with Robert Benzie. He is the Queen's Park ... [Published CBC - Oct 14 2014]
Entities: MaRSDD, Toronto
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

MaRS could play health-care role

Re: Norway's high-tech answer to aging, Oct. 11Norway's high-tech answer to aging, Oct. 11The story by Paul Watson on Norway’s high-tech answer to aging interested me and struck a memory chord re the MaRS building on College Street, which has had pretty ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Ontario taxpayers hit with $450,000 mortgage payments for MaRS

Ontario taxpayers are paying nearly half a million dollars a month to cover loan payments on MaRS Discovery District’s tower, newly released documents reveal.Ontario taxpayers are paying nearly half a million dollars a month to cover loan payments on ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

New study finds hospital patients are not washing their hands

May be missing link in the spread of infectionTORONTO , Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Health technology company Infonaut ( www.infonaut.ca ), a MaRS client, has released a study showing that hospital patients may be at significant risk of infection due to their ... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Discussion: How to hire your first employee

Hiring that first employee is a big step for any small business owner and not a decision that should be made lightly. What role are you looking to fill? Where should you post the position? How much experience do you need? What salary and benefits are ... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Protecting MaRS investment

Re: Queen’s Park should justify its bailout of the MaRS Discovery District, Editorial Sept. 24Queen’s Park should justify its bailout of the MaRS Discovery District, Editorial Sept. 24I want to be clear on where we stand with respect to the MaRS Phase ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 02 2014]

Quotes

"HealthKick recognition was an important validation of our technology and business model" said Dr. Don Stewart
"HealthKick recognition was an important validation of our technology and business model," said Dr. Don Stewart, PlantForm President and CEO. "I would absolutely recommend the opportunity to other healthcare ventures looking to make new strategic partnerships."
...echnologies and in SPARQ we saw a truly unique advantage over traditional microinverters," said Murray McCaig, Managing Partner at ArcTern Ventures. "The SPARQ team has done a superb job of translating innovative technology into a better product for solar system installers and home owners."
...cycle through one program after another: "You have to be somewhat careful because you don't want the companies to be over-mentored," says McGill. "Eventually it can be debilitating when they get all these different opinions."

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MaRS HealthKick 2015 now open to innovative hea... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 23 2014]
MaRS HealthKick 2015 now open to innovative hea... [Published Scottrade - Oct 23 2014]
SPARQ Systems Secures $11 million to Launch Nex... [Published Canada NewsWire - Oct 20 2014]
Scientist harnesses power of tiny particles and... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 20 2014]
Are Startup Incubators and Accelerators Still W... [Published Entrepreneur.com - Oct 20 2014]
Amir Ansari to Deliver Keynote at SMARTWEEK 2014 [Published Town Hall - Oct 17 2014]
Toronto Internet of Things Conference 'Smartwee... [Published Pressbox.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
Hands down, the most impressive things to happe... [Published TheLoop.ca - Oct 16 2014]
Highland rakes in $25 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 16 2014]
Is there life in MaRS? Dubious [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 16 2014]
Is there life in MaRS? Dubious [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 16 2014]
How the MaRS story took off [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 16 2014]
Healthcare Hiring Boom Prescribes New Careers F... [Published BusinessBecause - Oct 16 2014]
Changes to funding rules allowed loan for MaRS [Published Sun News - Oct 16 2014]
Championing the environment through innovation ... [Published Prlog - Oct 15 2014]
Studio Y at MaRS introduces second cohort of 25... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 15 2014]
Studio Y at MaRS introduces second cohort of 25... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Oct 15 2014]
MaRS [Published CBC - Oct 14 2014]
ADRIENNE BATRA · Happy Thanksgiving ... sort of [Published Sun News - Oct 14 2014]
Don't let the MaRS revelations drag on: Editorial [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 13 2014]
MaRS could play health-care role [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 13 2014]
Nolan Bushnell, Technology Pioneer, Founder of ... [Published PR Newswire: Business Technology - Oct 09 2014]
Ontario taxpayers hit with $450,000 mortgage pa... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 09 2014]
Ontario taxpayers still shelling out for myster... [Published Sun News - Oct 08 2014]
Entrepreneurs need to hone their leadership ski... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 08 2014]
Discussion: How to hire your first employee [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 07 2014]
New study finds hospital patients are not washi... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Oct 07 2014]
Are B Corps Relevant Outside of the U.S.? [Published Triple Pundit - Oct 07 2014]
People, Places and Players Making News on the C... [Published Mediacaster - Oct 06 2014]
MaRS lab relocation costs could top $86M [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 04 2014]
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Highland rakes in $25 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 16 2014]
Toronto-based pharmaceutical firm Highland Therapeutics has closed $25 million in funding. The investor was an unnamed private equity partner. PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Highland Therapeutics Inc. (“Highland”), a pharmaceutical ...
Nolan Bushnell, Technology Pioneer, Founder of ... [Published PR Newswire: Business Technology - Oct 09 2014]
TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Nolan Bushnell's latest venture, education gaming start-up, BrainRush will strike a chord with delegates at the 5th Annual Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit at MaRS Discovery District on October 23rd."I'm thrilled to be a ...
STEM and the need for more women role models [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Oct 01 2014]
For the first time since its inception in 1936, the Fields Medal (the top honor for mathematics) has been awarded to a female mathematician. The Fields Medal is awarded every four years to two to four mathematicians aged under 40 in recognition of “outstanding ...
David Reevely: Why is Ontario buying MaRS a $30... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 24 2014]
The problem isn’t so much that you and I are buying this mostly empty office building in downtown Toronto. The problem is that nobody will quite explain how we got into a position where we have to. It’s a nice building in a prime location, on University ...
Dana Brunetti, Producer of Hit Netflix Series H... [Published CisionWire - English - Jul 22 2014]
Brunetti to discuss future of digital content industry alongside host, Amber MacnextMEDIA 3.0, Canada's most influential and forward-thinking community of executive-level media professionals, is proud to announce Producer Dana Brunetti (House of Cards, ...
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