Computer Science Innovation Lab (DCSIL)
is supporting and coaching U of T student startups. DCSIL is co-directed and co-founded by Mario Grech
and Helen Kontozopoulos.
See what DCSIL has been up to:
U of T Industrial Engineering graduates Francis Ayling, Tanay Delima and Arturo Lungo appeared on CBC’s Dragon's Den, and have since been working with the Innovation Lab (DCSIL) on Furnex.ca, an online furniture marketplace.
Four teams from the University of Toronto have advanced to the regional finals of the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition. Winners receive USD 1 million in seed capital, as well as mentorship and advice from the international business community. The regional finals, which will determine who will compete in global final this September, will be held on March 11 and 12.
Helen Kontozopoulos is the Co-founder and Co-director, UofT DCS Innovation Lab
Team Nimo, who have been working with Innovation Lab (DCSIL), will participate in the Dubai regional final. Team members include Adam Day, (MBA Rotman 2017); David St. Bernard (JD/MBA Rotman 2017), Tricia Jose, a MASc student in biomedical engineering, and Christopher Villegas-Cho, a Master of Global Affairs student. The team is developing a social enterprise that aims to activate the distributed capital sitting at the bottom of the pyramid, by bringing together small-scale savers and connecting them with large-scale investment opportunities.