As expected, 2015 is off to a phenomenal start! Already this year, many startups supported by MaRS have closed large funding rounds, launched new products and garnered some high-profile media buzz, suggesting that it’s going to be a great year for the Toronto startup scene.
Here is just some of the coverage on startups in the
cleantech, information and communications technology (ICT) and health spaces from January.
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Three of the four co-founders of Oohlala: Danial Jameel, 29; Alice Dinu, 28; and James Dang, 24. Media coverage
Yonge Street Media named three companies that MaRS supports to its list of five must-watch startups for 2015: Nymi, Chematria and OTI Lumionics.
InteraXon founder Ariel Garten wears the Muse headband in Toronto. Photo credit: Globe and Mail
Hydrostor co-founders Curtis VanWalleghem, left, CEO and Cameron Lewis, President, launched their pilot project for storing energy underwater in Lake Ontario just off the Leslie Street Spit. Photo credit: Financial Post
Neo is a Bluetooth-enabled jar that allows users to track the weight and nutritional content of food placed inside it. Photo credit: SKE Labs