Canada’s Ryerson Univ to expand investment fund for Indian startups


Toronto, Canada’s Ryerson University continues to bet big on startups in fast-growing emerging markets, especially those in India. The Univ has decided to expand its current partnership with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), doubling the size of a joint business incubator program in India’s commercial capital Mumbai. Ryerson & the BSE are reportedly jointly launching a dedicated India investment fund worth US $15 million for giving seed capital to Indian startups. Besides India, Ryerson is also doing the same in South Africa, where it has signed a deal with Wits University. Here are reports revolving around the latest developments as well as some recent reports around Ryerson’s seed fund.

Ryerson partners with BSE to launch investment fund for Indian startups – The Globe and Mail (subscription)

http://news.google.com Feb 22, 2015 

Ryerson and the BSE are also launching a dedicated India investment fund with $15-million for pumping seed capital into promising Indian startups, …

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SA university partners with Canadian, Indian institutes to boost startup growth – Ventureburn

http://news.google.com Feb 10, 2015 

South Africa’s Wits University has just announced a partnership with Canada’s Ryerson University and the Bombay Stock Exchange Institute in India, in …

 

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WITS, Ryerson and BSE in a Trilateral Partnership to Accelerate Startups – TechCabal

http://news.google.com Feb 11, 2015 

The Bombay Stock Exchange Institute India (BSE), Ryerson University Canada and WITS University South Africa have partnered to accelerate start-up incubation and growth…

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