Ryerson University is the sole owner of a startup accelerator and has the potential for significant financial gain. Ryerson Futures Inc. (RFI) is a for-profit company that was established approximately…
Ryerson grad Stephania Stefanakou studied fashion communication, but since graduating in 2016, she’s had a lot to learn about running a business.
Stefanakou co-founded House of Anesi with Leen Al-Taher and Jacob John. The startup is part of Ryerson’s Fashion Zone and it’s working to launch a bra that can change shape and adapt to wearers’ breast-size changes.
Ryerson University’s Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) creative zones will finally have their own space.
Currently 110 Bond St. is being renovated to become the central space for the zones and is projected to be complete by spring 2018. Charles Falzon, dean of FCAD, said the renovation will create a more innovative space for the zones to collaborate.
Ryerson’s school of journalism and the Digital Media Zone (DMZ) are teaming up with Facebook to create a digital news incubator, the first of its kind in Canada.
The announcement is part of the Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly’s planned restructuring of Canada’s cultural policy, which she calls Creative Canada.
A tech company that was born in Ryerson University’s DMZ has received $750,000 from Google for its digital education technology.