Launched in 2014 by three U of T law professors and a veteran software engineer, 蓝色Ĵ法律
A fund designed to catalyze boldness and innovation
Blue J got a head start through a pilot program for machine-learning startups at Rotman’s 创造性破坏实验室
在$ 45亿 罗特曼催化剂基金 was created last year through a visionary $30-million seed gift from 约瑟夫·罗特曼 (MCom 1960) to fund bold and innovative initiatives that align with the school’s highest priorities. It was conceived by 约瑟夫·罗特曼 in collaboration with the leaders of the School shortly before he died in 2015. “该 罗特曼催化剂基金 will allow us to scale up our most successful initiatives and imagine new innovations,” says Tiff Macklem, Dean of the Rotman School of Management.
Blue J is just one prominent example of the innovative startups emerging from the Rotman School of Management. 该 罗特曼催化剂基金 will fund future startups like it.
Creative people, visionary donors: “该 perfect storm of how to get things done at the university”
该 company traces its roots to IBM’s 2014 “沃森挑战
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