What our clients say

Haroon Mirza, Cognovision “Thanks to MaRS, we have an incredible entrepreneurial support system in our own backyard.”- Haroon Mirza
Co-founder & CEO
CognoVision Solutions IncRead their story >>
“We credit MaRS directly for one key hire, one major private investor and one government fund.”“MaRS makes it so much easier to achieve success in your business—from the obvious, such as infrastructure just happening, to the intangible, like who you meet in the hallway.”- Kamal Hassan
CEO, Skymeter Corp.Read their story >>
Darren Anderson, Founder, Vive Nano “Without the mentoring and educational services provided by MaRS, [Vive] likely would never have been founded.”- Darren Anderson
Founder, ViveRead their story >>

“Without MaRS, InDanio Bioscience would be years behind in terms of progress and value. MaRS provided the means, motivation, connections and confidence required to move ahead. There are no other entities that provide this level of early-stage assistance to researchers such as ourselves.”

- Dr. Henry Krause
Banting and Best Department of Medical Research, University of Toronto

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Dr. Henry Karuse

Eugene Rozumovich Managing Director 3DTAC Inc. “MaRS helped us set realistic milestones and move toward commercialization of our product.”- Eugene Rozumovich
Managing Director
3DTAC Inc.


“SiG@MaRS continues to play a vital role in Heliotrope’s development. This includes strategic counsel, international introductions and knowledge exchange. Heliotrope is growing as a result, attracting angel investment and licensing our product. It’s been a great first year working with a great team.”- Dr. Howard B. Esbin
Founder and Director
HeliotropeRead their story >>
Niall Wallace CEO, Infonaut  “MaRS provided direction on our strategic planning and marketing efforts, as well as assistance with important investor presentations. They have also helped drive our visibility in new markets.”- Niall Wallace
CEO, InfonautRead their story >>

“With the resources, facilities, training and everything else that MaRS is bringing to the table, we’re able to get off on a very solid footing.”

- Kamal Abdur-Rashid
President, KCT

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Kamal Abdur-Rashid, President, Kanata Chemical Technologies
“MaRS and the advisory team helped us crystallize our idea, evolve the prototype and evaluate the marketplace.”- Ian R. Marshall
Hygea Life Sciences Inc.
“Working with MaRS lent credibility at our earliest stages. Access to business advisors was critical to our successful fundraising. I recommend MaRS as the first step for anyone considering VC fund raising for their business.”-Scott Nichol
6N Silicon (acquired by Calisolar in 2010)
Scott Nichol 6N Silicon Founder, President and Chief Technology Officer
Nick Koudas, Sysomos “We’re grateful for the work that MaRS did over the years to help us move the company forward. We are also grateful for the counsel and high degree of engagement Scott Vanderwel (Head of Monitor Canada’s Toronto office and volunteer advisor at MaRS) demonstrated as a member of our board.”-Nick Koudas
Founder and CEO
SysomosRead their story >>
“How has MaRS benefited Nevex? As a start-up, NEVEX requires an infrastructure and requires access to advisors; MaRS provides both. We estimate that we’re saving $10,000-$20,000/year in infrastructure costs and the access to advisors is enormous–it’s hard to quantify.”-Steve Lamb
NEVEX Virtual TechnologiesRead their story >>


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