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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  • RT @RogersBiz: CONGRATS to Flod, @RyersonFutures Next Big Idea #IoT winner today! Flod uses sensors & #ArtificialIntelligence for real-time…
  • Finalist #5: Food, a magnetized sensor to improve utilities infrastructure and reduce the rate of blackouts and int… https://t.co/nUdqpHgq7k
  • RT @RogersBiz: We're live at the Finalist Showcase for the Next Big Idea #IoT pitches today with @RyersonFutures, and proud to have @Rogers…
  • Finalist #4: Komodo/Tecla, allowing those with disabilities to connect with technology they want to use. #NBIIOT https://t.co/kImJcdIMUX
  • Finalist #3: ARFront, helping professionals receive remote guidance in a number of fields via AR, VR, and AI techno… https://t.co/jJgcwjU6Xg
  • Finalist #2: HaulerAds, creating tech that places ads on the sides of transport trucks, with GPS and detailed impre… https://t.co/0JLrkKCWIl
  • Finalist #1: Blue City Technologies, creating new, detailed traffic monitoring and management systems, without brea… https://t.co/bpfAgEQCQz
  • After dozens of applications, months of screening and planning, the Finalist Showcase for the Next Big Idea IoT in… https://t.co/GTzhUrtO9m
  • As your company grows, it's important to have an inclusive team. But what's the difference between diversity and in… https://t.co/DhhUVKn6s8
  • Big congrats to RFI alumni @Borrowell for winning the Emerging Entrepreneur Award from @EYCanada to founders… https://t.co/sbzfaJ3gtb