TrendyMED Inc. Wins MaRS 2013 Up-Start! Competition

Toronto ON, Canada - On May 15, 2013 TrendyMED Inc. was announced winner of the Eighth Up-Start Competition last Wednesday at MaRS Discovery District.

The Up-Start! Competition is an annual business-pitch competition where attendees of the Entrepreneurship 101 lecture series are invited to present their business cases. This year TrendyMED was selected out of 9 start-ups that made it to the finals.
In the picture above: Ronny Barrelli, Founder and CEO of TrendyMED Inc. Pitching at The Finals.

This past September, Entrepreneurship 101, MaRS’ flagship free weekly lecture series, launched its eighth year with thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs attending live and webcast sessions. The 30-week course covers key topics related to starting a successful business, including funding, marketing, recruiting, intellectual property and more. The course culminates in the Up-Start! Competition - a business plan competition in which selected participants compete to win a cash prize.

“We are so excited to have won the 2013 Up-Start competition. Including this recent win, TrendyMED has won three important awards in the past 6 months of key venture competitions” said Ronny Barrelli, Founder and CEO of TrendyMED Inc. and the inventor of the MobileIV™ infusion device.
In the picture: Ronny Barrelli (Centre) From TrendyMED getting the winners award. From left are the judges - William Brown (BCW Ventures), Rob Scully (MaRS IAF) and Sonia Sanhueza (Practice Lead, Life Sciences & Healthcare, MaRS). From right is Keri Damen (Director, Entrepreneurship Education, MaRS) and Mihnea Stoian and Ana Caracaleanu of Luevo, winner of the People’s Choice Award

“This recognition goes along with the great feedback and support we got from industry experts, key opinion leaders and potential customers. It also marks a memorable milestone in the evolution of our venture to becoming a proud global Canadian company that can significantly impact patients’ quality of life and care and save Billions of dollars for governments and healthcare providers in tax payers’ money” continues and says Ronny Barrelli.

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