TiE one on: MaRS clients stand out at TiEQuest awards
Monday night (April 18), the 2011 TiEQuest awards were held at the Toronto Board of Trade. And two MaRS clients were major winners!
RNA Diagnostics won first place in the 2011 TieQuest Competition. (They’re on a roll: we wrote about their other win earlier this year here.)
NIMTech won a stellar three awards:
- Second-place winner, overall
- Gowlings Best Clean Tech Venture Prize
- OCE Best Intellectual Property Award
Congratulations to both companies, MaRS could not be more proud!
Some background info about TiE:
Also known as Talent, Ideas and Enterprise, TiE is among the world’s largest not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to the promotion of entrepreneurship. The mission of TiE is to help create wealth and raise the awareness of entrepreneurs in the local community and internationally. Since it was founded in 1992, it has grown to over 16, 000 members, 56 chapters in 13 countries.
An annual event, its purpose is to engage emerging entrepreneurs and connect them with business enthusiasts.
- TiE Quest is open to all current and aspiring entrepreneurs
- Winners may have a higher probability of success