Top Hat has raised a CAD $29.5 million Series C. The round was led by Union Square Ventures, who was joined Top Hat’s existing investors Emergence Capital, Georgian Partners, iNovia Capital, Golden Venture Partners, Version One Ventures and SoftTech VC. Albert Wenger, partner at Union Square Ventures, joined Top Hat’s Board of Directors.
It’s conventional wisdom that PhD students pursue a career in higher education, but studies show this is true for less than 40 per cent of cases. Looking beyond the classroom, a new pilot program from the Faculty of Science, the Yeates School of Graduate Studies, and Ryerson’s Career Centre is helping graduate students sell their skills on the job market.
TORONTO, February 1, 2017 – The DMZ at Ryerson University is pleased to announce the launch of Sandbox, a new space offering a collection of free curated programs that provide creative, digital and entrepreneurial skills for Ryerson students and individuals of all ages in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area). The space, created by the DMZ, is based at Ryerson University’s Student Learning Centre.
When I walked into the ProductHuntTO event at Pivotal Labs, the energy was calm and inviting. People were friendly, and I found myself easily striking up conversations with many people (this coming from someone who tries to be extroverted but usually just ends up in the corner eating pizza and drinking a beer, wall-flowering while I take notes).