Ryerson Futures


RFI is a for-profit entity that supports startups with hands-on strategic and tactical guidance. The accelerator helps startups with market validation and customer acquisition, provide access to corporate partners, and make seed investments. RFI is connected to The DMZ at Ryerson University, which has incubated more than 125 companies since its launch in 2010. Ryerson Futures helps drive the success of high-potential startups focused on innovative and marketing-changing technology.

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  • Big congrats to RFI alumni @LAutomation on raising a $7MM Series A led by Mitsubishi. https://t.co/iSAxxYCwsF
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  • Best wishes from the whole RFI team to our fantastic @ZoneStartUpsIn director Ajay. Thanks for everything over the… https://t.co/EuYyY6XQCv
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