May 19, 2017

News

TrainingSeeker wins $$$ at ELEV8 Pitch Night

The big winner of the Innovation Factory ELEV8 Pitch Night was Forge company TrainingSeeker! TrainingSeeker took home a $750 cash prize ...

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May 10, 2017

News

Forge companies take home $9,000 in cash prizes at Synapse

Forge companies 20/20 OptimEyes, Era Diabetes and HiNT took home $9,000 at Innovation Factory‘s (iF) annual Synapse life science competition final ...

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May 2, 2017

News

Mariner Endosurgery receives MaRS Embark and IRAP funding

Forge company Mariner Endosurgery received funding from the MaRS Embark Funding Program and from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial ...

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April 27, 2017

News

Nix wins Red Dot Award for product design

After several days of assessing thousands of products from all over the world, Hamilton’s very own Nix Pro Color Sensor ...

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April 24, 2017

Health & Science

Brüha 2.0 – A New & Improved Way to Discover Live Experiences

  Forge company Brüha, launches the second version of its event discovery and ticketing platform. Brüha 2.0, is their new and ...

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April 19, 2017

Health & Science

QReserve receives $50,000 in IRAP funding, accepted into CDMN Soft Landing Program

Forge company QReserve recived $50,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). Funding received will ...

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April 14, 2017

Health & Science

Mariner Endosurgery receives OBIO funding

Forge company Mariner Endosurgery received funding from the Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization’s Capital Access Advisory Program. “[Funding received] represents a significant step towards ...

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April 5, 2017

Health & Science

Create Your Own Co-op at The Forge This Summer!

Want a summer job that doesn’t involve a lawnmower? Consider creating your own co-op at The Forge this summer! Requirements: ...

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April 4, 2017

Health & Science

Forge companies receive $120,000 in OCE funding

Five Forge companies received funding from the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) last month. All Forge applicants for OCE’s SmartStart Seed Fund, ...

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March 24, 2017

Health & Science

Announcing the Forge@MAC Student Startup Competition 2017 Winners

Congratulations to this year’s Forge@MAC Student Startup Competition 2017 finalists and winners! The third annual Forge@MAC Student Startup Competition 2017 ...

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March 23, 2017

Health & Science

Call for Forge@MAC Student Leaders Now Open

☑ Student ☑ Interested in entrepreneurship ☑ Passionate about community ☐ Where to next? Apply today to join the Forge@MAC ...

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March 17, 2017

Health & Science, News

Hal Cal completes first angel round of funding

Forge company Hal Cal, an app that helps consumers manage a healthy lifestyle, has raised an undisclosed angel round. Funding ...

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March 10, 2017

News

Announcing the Forge@MAC Student Startup Competition 2017 Finalists

Congratulations to our ten Forge@MAC Student Startup Competition 2017 finalists who will compete to win up to $20,000 in cash ...

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March 8, 2017

News, Social Enterprise

Mathstronauts host second STEM Hacks at McMaster University

Forge company Mathstronauts successfully hosted their annual STEM Hacks at McMaster University on January 28th, 2017 with over 150 middle ...

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February 28, 2017

Health & Science, News

Six Forge companies in Synapse 2017 finals

Six Forge companies are finalists in this year’s Synapse Life Science Competition and will be competing to win a place in the ...

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February 24, 2017

Health & Science, News

Mariner Endosurgery completes first round of funding

Forge company Mariner Endosurgery recently completed an investment round led by several prominent medical device investors and leading laparoscopic surgeons ...

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February 21, 2017

News

Tasytt accepted into 500 Startups

Forge company Tasytt was accepted into 500 Startups’ Batch 20 and will be working out of the 500 Startups Del ...

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January 27, 2017

Health & Science

NanoPhyll receives $75,000 in funding from OCE and the Government of Québec

Forge company NanoPhyll successfully received $50,000 of funding from the Ontario Centres of Excellence‘s Voucher for Innovation and Productivity program, and ...

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January 23, 2017

News

Missed the Forge@Mac Student Startup Competition Workshop? Get the tips and tricks here!

Did you miss the Forge@Mac Student Startup Competition workshop? Don’t fear, you can find all of Dr. Jonathan Boulanger’s tips ...

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January 18, 2017

News

2016 was a promising year of growth for The Forge and our Hamilton entrepreneurship ecosystem

While we are embarking on a new year filled with exciting new developments and events at The Forge, we’d like ...

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January 13, 2017

Health & Science, News

Stealth Medical Device Startup Mariner Endosurgery Completes First Round of Funding

Mariner Endosurgery, an innovative Canadian medical device company announced today the recent completion of an investment round led by several ...

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January 4, 2017

News

The Forge@Mac Student Startup Competition 2017 now open!

Calling all budding McMaster student entrepreneurs: online applications for The Forge@Mac’s biggest event of the year, the Student Startup Competition, ...

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December 12, 2016

News

Every1 Games, GoWrench Auto, Lumago and Zentrela receive OCE SmartStart grants

Four Forge companies, Every1Games, GoWrench Auto, Lumago and Zentrela have been accepted into the Ontario Centres of Excellence SmartStart funding program, each ...

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December 9, 2016

News

The Forge’s Annual Pitch Showcase a Hit

Eleven Forge companies presented to investors and mentors at The Forge’s annual Pitch Showcase on December 1st, 2016 at McMaster ...

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December 2, 2016

Health & Science, News

STAND UP and Pitch! Winners

Last week The Forge@MAC hosted a successful STAND UP and Pitch! final competition night that saw ten McMaster University students ...

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November 23, 2016

Health & Science

Hangry receives $125,000 OCE grant

Forge company Hangry has been awarded $125,000 from the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) through the government-funded Market Readiness Customer Creation Program (MRCC). The MRCC ...

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November 21, 2016

News

STAND UP and Pitch! finalists

Congratulations to our ten STAND UP and Pitch! 2016 finalists who will compete to win up to $2,500 in cash ...

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November 14, 2016

Health & Science

Digital Diatom receives $60,000 OCE funding

Forge company Digital Diatom has been accepted into the Ontario Centres of Excellence SmartStart funding program, receiving over $60,000 funds ...

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November 9, 2016

News

Mathstronauts receives $179,000 ABACUS grant

Forge company Mathstronauts has been granted the ABACUS grant and will receive a total of $179,000 over the next three years in ...

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November 2, 2016

News

InputHealth receives $122,000 IRAP grant

InputHealth successfully received $110,000 of funding from National Research Council Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) grant. Funding received will ...

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