• What is UIT?
UIT is a startup immersion program with a mission to develop startup founders through a program where students learn the technical and business skills used by the world’s most successful startups.
• How was UIT created?
It was founded by Cape Breton University alumnus Gavin Uhma, the co-founder of tech startup, GoInstant, which was acquired by Salesforce.com in 2012. UIT is in a partnership with the CBU Shannon School of Business.
• Who teaches UIT?
The open-source curriculum is designed by a global group of proven entrepreneurs and technology professionals, some of whom serve as volunteer mentors to the student cohort. Students also attend a CBU business class on campus each semester.