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Startup Certified

Startup certified


Startup Certified: TRSM students are given the opportunity to go through a unique and intensive program from the DMZ's Entrepreneurs In Residence and DMZ founders through a semester. Upon completion of the program, students are placed in a talent pool where they're matched with the city's top tech startups to gain critical real-life experience and implement the skills they learned. 

Sessions Include:

  • Introduction to the startup ecosystem 
  • Product Management 
  • Sales & Business Development 
  • Marketing & Design
  • Funding & Investment Relations 
  • Panel Discussion with successful entrepreneurs

See the bottom of this page for upcoming Information Sessions to learn more about Startup Certified.


Gifting Guru , external link

Gifting Guru takes simple user characteristics and uses them to generate personalized gift recommendations. Safiyyah started Gifting Guru out of a need to scale an operational gift buying gig.

She found that demand was high enough that it warranted scaling out the most critical component of buying gifts: picking the perfect gift.

Gifting Guru’s gift recommendation platform will generate gift recommendations for whomever you are gifting to, instantly!

Click here to learn more about our interview with Safiyyah Idroos, Founder of Gifting Guru.

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Threat Tracer provides reporting and analysis on new threats as well as prescriptions to help resolve them.

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HostTO is a full service short term property management company dedicated to taking care of all aspects of short term rentals.

HostTO acts on behalf of the homeowners by using multiple booking platforms such as Airbnb, VRBO, and more! HostTO has been recognized by leading news publishers like Globe and Mail, international news mediums.

HostTO strives to save time for homeowners, so they may allocate theirs to more personal matters. We envision building strong relationships between hosts, guests, and the community. #HostTOeveryone


Click here, opens in new window to learn more about our interview with Angela Yang, Co-Founder of HostTO.

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Scuto Events is an Events Management Platform to Hire Reliable Vendors.

Upcoming Information Session:

New sessions will be announced in January 2020