#ICYMI: MaRS venture news for January 2015

#ICYMI: MaRS venture news for January 2015

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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Capital news

Notable news

Oohlala Danial Jameel, Alice Dinu and James Dang
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 Ariel Garten
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 smart jar
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

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