Venture Directory

#paid

#paid is a technology company that builds tools for the creator economy. Businesses of every size—from DTC brands to fortune 500 companies—use their software to collaborate with creators and grow their businesses.

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Bryan Gold

401 Labs

401 Labs is an innovative technology company dedicated to the development and deployment of cutting-edge AI solutions for safety critical systems.

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Sandesh Gowda
Addwiteey Chrungoo

42 Technologies

42 Technologies makes retail data simple, intuitive, and powerful. The 42 dash is a predictive analytics platform that personalizes in-store retail. They use big data technologies to process point-of-sale data and find growth opportunities for retailers, making it intuitive to identify key growth trends and overall purchase patterns.

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Cathy Han (Next 36, 2011)

4FiveLabs

A Smart Reply tool that boosts audience engagement so you can focus on creating content. Categorize comments based on intent and generate authentic and unique smart replies to appreciations and greetings.

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Sandesh Belthangady
Vishakha Singh

AI VALI

A.I. VALI uses proprietary Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) techniques to analyze the data collected from medical images, such as endoscopy video images and tissue biopsies.

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Azar Azad

AccessNow

AccessNow uses crowdsourcing to pin-point the accessibility status of locations around the world on an interactive map. Their platform allows users to search for specific places or browse to see what is nearby with the accessibility features they need.

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B2C

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Next 36, 2016

Founders:

Leah Davidson
Maayan Ziv

Ada

AI chatbot software that exceeds customer expectations. Automated customer chat platform built for humans.

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Mike Murchison (Next 36, 2012)

Aerialytic

Aerialytic uses AI-enabled software to automate the solar quoting process in order to help solar sales and installation companies directly tackle the challenge of rising customer acquisition costs.

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Veronica Malinski
Omar Padierna
Bardia Andalib

AgrilogicAI

AgriLogicAI Inc. is an agri-fin-tech venture that develops geospatial intelligence platforms for enhancing farm productivity, profitability, and sustainability.

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Tzvi Aviv
Aaron Boxer

AiHello

AiHello is a smart platform built specially for online sellers to allow them to automate and expand their business.

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Corina Pardo
Ganesh Krishnan

Allset

Allset's mission is to help users find the best insurance according to their real needs, in complete transparency. Their platform achieves this thanks to partners of choice with recognized institutions in the insurance world and, most importantly, to their smart technology that manages thousands of different algorithms to get users personalized options in less than 4 minutes.

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Xavier Freeman
Fellipe Monteiro

Amina Health

Amina Health (formerly Vitameter) makes a device that measures your vitamin levels from a single drop of blood, combining home-diagnostics with personalized nutrition. Whether vitamins are being taken for health or performance, efficient nutrition is important.

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James MacLean

Animo

Animo uses AI to quantify and predict psychological well-being to facilitate human flourishing. Their Meta feature enables startups to better understand how their employees are feeling, and how sustainable their stress is on an aggregate level – all while preserving individual anonymity.

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Next 36, 2019

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Quinn Underwood
Samin Khan

Apprentx

Apprentx's B12 application offers customized training and reinforcement programs designed to avoid the forgetting curve and get learners to apply their new knowledge. B12 leverages cognitive science, AI and advanced analytics to enhance memorization and develop skills while providing administrators with a view into employees’ level of confidence and performance.

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Jean-Philippe Bradette
Charles-Olivier Demers
Julie Castonguay

Aquantix

Aquantix leverages AI, satellite and geographic data to predict water, climate change, and other material corporate risks and their financial impacts to allow institutional investors to make more responsible and secure investments.

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Abdy Sajous
Seynabou Gueye Ndiaye

Aquova

Aquova provides adaptive AI-based sensors and power controllers that unlock the potential of data in reducing the operating expenditure of the electrochemical processes.

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Next 36, 2017

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Essam Elsahwi
Conrad Hopp

Arthur Intelligence

Arthur applies machine learning algorithms to help clinic managers, doctors and their teams save management time, take better business decisions, and grow their revenues.

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Philippe Hébert
Gregory Benko

Assister.ai

Assister is a platform for creating AI empowered software assistance within already existing applications. These applications can range from a simple mobile banking app, to more complicated enterprise software systems used by professionals.

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Sasan Ahmadi Asl
Keyvan Sadeghi
Hamidreza Mahyar

Athena

Athena Integrated Systems develops tools that heavy industry needs to support sustainable resource management. Their mission is to provide insight and enable decision making through robotics and smart data solutions.

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Anna Feshchenko

Atomwise

Atomwise patented the first deep learning technology for structure-based small molecule drug discovery. This AI technology harnesses millions of data points and thousands of protein structures to solve problems that a human chemist would take many lifetimes to solve.

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Abraham Heifets

AttentiveVision

AttentiveVision aims to create a world class viewing experience for sporting events. Using machine learning and AI, their end-to-end systems take raw camera footage, and process them into broadcast quality video designed to give a viewer the best experience possible.

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Kartikeya Bhargava
Hemanth Pidaparthy

Avail

Avail is a holistic well-being solution for organizations and their employees. Avail's proactive, mobile-first, anytime platform uses clinical and behavioural data-driven insights to provide employees with personalized well-being profiles that are increasingly refined to reflect changes in well-being as circumstances change.

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Ronen Benin (Next 36, 2011)

Awake Labs

Awake Labs' partners with organizations who serve the needs of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Their technology helps people understand anxiety and improve quality of life.

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Next 36, 2016

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Andrea Palmer

Babbly

Babbly is an artificial intelligence powered mobile app designed to track your baby’s speech development.

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Shane Saunderson
Maryam Nabavi

Betterbooks

Betterbooks helps you gamify your reading habit, improve your comprehension, and find the best books.

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Next 36, 2019

Founders:

Shawn Moss
Liam Herbst

Biome Renewables

Biome Renewables is an industrial design firm that employs the power of nature to create a sustainable future. Their biomimetic design process applies innovative thinking to continually improve their products, and our world.

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Ryan Church

BitAccess

From startups to Fortune 500 companies, Bitaccess provides software services to power fintech businesses in over 15 countries. Their customers rely on Bitaccess software and services to power their core infrastructure, compliance, security and support services.

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Haseeb Awan

Blaise

Blaise is an AI-based software platform that allows transit operators to run on-demand bus services using their existing vehicles.

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Next 36, 2018

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Justin Hunt

Blue City Technology

Blue City Technology facilitates the improvement of safety and efficiency in road networks by providing data through innovative sensing technologies.

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Asad Lesani
Ian Boyd

Blue J Legal

Blue J Legal uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to bring absolute clarity to the law, everywhere and on-demand.

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Benjamin Alarie

Boxit

Boxit provides portable plastic storage boxes and delivery services, so you can declutter your space without leaving home.

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B2C

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Next 36, 2013

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Lauren Long
Aditya Dhoot
Michael Fok

Bridgit

Bridgit is a construction software company which makes construction less complicated with their workforce management, punch list and inspection management tools.

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Next 36, 2013

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Lauren Lake
Mallorie Brodie

Brizi

Brizi is the first and only technology of its kind that lets groups capture and share live experiences from otherwise impossible vantage points.

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Next 36, 2014

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Anna Hu
Sami Dalati

CFO2

CFO2 is business intelligence software for multi-unit restaurants. They help transform restaurant data into a visual picture to see trends and outliers resulting in actionable insights. From five to five-hundred locations, people everywhere use CFO2 to see and understand their data.

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B2B

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Bradley Bloch
Sasi AyyampalayamRaja

CSTS Health Care

CSTS Health Care is deploying AI techniques and new ways of thinking about 'omics data, to help clinicians, researchers and other stakeholders make sense of, and better apply genomic, proteomic, metabolomic, pharmacokinetic and other information to create true, personalized therapies.

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Ali Hashemi
Christos Klement

Calixa

Calixa Technologies enables the delivery of personalized experiences in physical stores through real-time visual detection and recognition of the apparel products that shoppers interact with as well as the delivery of context-aware recommendations aimed at optimizing sales conversion and customer delight.

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José Renato Villela Dantas
Victor Deleau
Sokmean Nou

Cardio Square

Cardio Square offers universal access to high quality ultrasound exams anywhere, anytime.

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Qinghua Shen

Cerebian

Cerebian is building a neural interface based operating system that entirely redefines the way humans interact with computers.

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B2C

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Sima Hoseingholizade
Kareem Ayyad

Chalk.com

Chalk is a K-12 education software company that utilizes data to help schools. Chalk connects the curriculum, instruction, and assessment process and provides real-time insights for educators to improve academics. From small, independent schools to large, national school networks, Chalk is behind the academic strategies influencing millions of students.

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William Zhou

Chisel

Chisel’s purpose-built AI solution for commercial insurance reads unstructured insurance data 400 times faster than a human with greater accuracy. Their solution automatically recognizes over 500 insurance-specific data points including limits, premiums, deductibles, coverages, exclusions, and more.

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Next 36, 2016

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Ron Glozman

Civalgo

Civalgo helps improve construction field productivity and collaboration on job sites. Users can learn from every execution, empower their teams, and deliver results on-budget and on-time.

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Alexandre Champoux
Gabriel Croteau
Samuel Croteau

CleanSlate UV

CleanSlate UV allows healthcare and food processing facilities to quickly sanitize mobile devices. The solution takes just 20 seconds to sanitize devices, without the use of harmful chemicals. The easy-to-use design allows for use by staff and visitors alike with no training.

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Taylor Mann

Closing Folders

Closing Folders is a leading provider of legal transaction management software. Since 2013, Closing Folders has helped lawyers close thousands of deals, saving them countless hours creating signing packages and closing books.

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Sahil Zaman

CoHealth

CoHealth allows healthcare consumers to access the resources they need to manage care while giving health-related organizations a platform to make these resources available.

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Next 36, 2016

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Cory Blumenfeld
Zack Fisch-Rothbart

Coastline Market

Coastline is the future platform for B2B food distribution. Their automated supply chain and connected marketplace allow them to scale efficiently into multiple markets without warehousing, manual operations or overhead.

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B2B

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Next 36, 2016

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Joseph Lee
Robert Kirstiuk

Comfable

Comfable's product, QSun, is the key to avoiding sunburn and skin cancer, which affects millions of adults worldwide. The must-have AI-powered wearable sun tracker syncs with the free companion app to give even more sun safety features.

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Neda Ghazi

Connie

Connie.ai helps commercial kitchens plan and publish menus using the same integrated tool. No more copy-pasting from Excel.

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Aidan Nulman (Next 36, 2011)

Crescendo

Crescendo helps employees understand, communicate with, and interact with people who are different from them. It connects them with digital resources inside of Slack, personalized to fit their learning needs and workplace context.

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B2B

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Next 36, 2018

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Daniel D'Souza
Sage Franch

Crowdbabble

Crowdbabble helps businesses improve social media engagement with their audience through powerful social media analytics and reports.

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B2B

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Abbas Alidina

Crowdsourced Testing

Crowdsourced Testing connects web and software developers with an international crowd of professional software testers who can quickly and effectively help test interactive products on a large number of devices to ensure that they are bug-free and ready for launch.

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B2B

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Simon Papineau

CryptoNumerics

HIPAA, GDPR and Data Residency requirements restrict your ability to conduct data science. CryptoNumerics removes these restrictions. CryptoNumerics enables you to create privacy protected datasets with quantifiable privacy risk. In addition, you can build statistical and machine learning models that protect people’s privacy.

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Hassan Bhatti

Cultovo

Cultovo is bringing transparency to the South American agriculture supply chain with their remote sensing analytics that power crop insurance adjustments.

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Zachary Fritze
Charles Nokes

Cultura

Cultura is a software platform designed to assess an organization's culture to mitigate risk and improve productivity.

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Katya Kudashkina

Curiato

Curiato is a clinical-stage data science company that has developed a smart bedsheet to power a platform of valuable applications to predict, prevent and protect against costly and expensive hospital-acquired conditions.

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Moazam Khan

Curv Health

Curv is an athlete development platform that is leveraging recent advances in computer vision and machine learning to instantly generate 3D models of human movement simply by using 2D video. Their technology allows health providers and fitness professionals to accurately and quickly calculate measurements within human movement, all from a mobile device.

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Shea Balish
Jonathan Smith

DOT

DOT is the future of wearable technology that helps you improve your mental health and unlock your true potential.

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Yishel Khan

DataSpine

Dataspine enables machine learning engineers, data scientists and dev/ops teams to accelerate the end-to-end lifecycle for AI/ML through powerful, composable and self-serve tools. Their enterprise-grade solution runs on any cloud, hybrid or on-premise environment - and users keep full control over your data, models, and stack.

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Muhammad Anwar Ul Haq
Umar Sikander
Farrukh Jadoon

DawaSwift

DawaSwift Inc. is a transport and logistics company with a mission to transform the medical product retail market in Africa, India, Latin America and other emerging markets by eliminating the barriers of affordability, accessibility and availability of health services globally.

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Next 36, 2019

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Odero Otieno

Delphia

Delphia is a revolutionary investment platform where anyone can turn their data into investment capital. By telling Delphia about yourself and sharing your opinions about the world around you, you're able to transform personal data into personal wealth, secure in the knowledge that whatever you share will only be used to improve your investment returns.

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Clifton van der Linden (Next Founders, 2013)

Denti.AI

Denti.AI is building powerful artificial intelligence technology for dentists around the world. Their first product is a software-only automatic caries predictor that works on bitewing x-rays. Denti.AI works with all the major dental imaging applications and can be easily integrated with the existing workflows of a dental clinic.

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Dmitry Tuzoff
Max Kharchenko

Dessa

Dessa helps the world’s largest organizations reinvent what’s possible with machine learning. Founded in 2016, the company has excelled at applying cutting-edge ML techniques to generate significant value in industries ranging from finance to telecommunications.

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Ragavan Thurairatnam (Next 36, 2013)

Destin AI

Destin AI is an artificially intelligent platform and chatbot solution for immigrants. Their mission is to create a pleasant experience for everyone on their journey to Canada.

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Yangqi Xu
Mahammad Ismayilzada
Nargiz Mammadova

Diversifai

Diversifai is a social media based beauty platform made for people of diversity. You can scan your facial features into your profile, and their AI technology will classify and match you to other people with similar features so you can get relevant content tailored for your specific needs.

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Next 36, 2019

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Yuchi Yang

Doorr

Doorr is the first broker management platform to give you complete power and ownership over your data. Doorr is leading the digital transformation of mortgages with a fully customizable platform managing every aspect of your workflow from applications to client engagement.

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Muhammad Rashid

Dovetale

Dovetale is a leading marketing and relationship management software for businesses to manage and track results with creative partners on social media. Perfect for influencer marketing, content marketing, media and competitor tracking.

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Mike Schmidt (Next 36, 2011)

EcoPackers

Ecopackers uses the power of plants to help existing plastic manufacturers create single use plastics in a 100% eco-friendly and non-toxic way.

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Next 36, 2018

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Nuha Siddiqui

Eduro AI

Eduro bridges the gap between people, process and technology to reduce costs and increase the speed of manufacturing. They leverage AI and IoT to generate production plans at a machine level to meet the daily, weekly or bi-weekly orders, putting manufacturing and supply chain on auto-pilot.

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Gibran Kichlu
Akshay Vishwakarma

Emaww

Emaww provides touchscreen emotion analytics for apps and websites. Their machine learning algorithms sense users emotions and empower them and researchers with emotional insight.

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Alicia Heraz

Empirical Automation

Empirical Automation creates artificial intelligence solutions for business automation.

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James Schuback (Next AI, 2017, Next 36, 2014)

Empty Cubicle

Empty Cubicle empowers organizations to verify resume data and make informed hiring decisions in a fraction of the time. When you post a job opening using Empty Cubicle, all resumes received will be comparatively analyzed by their proprietary SaaS system, resulting in a ranked list of the best verified candidates to interview.

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Eric Riz

Enhanced Medical Nutrition

EMN supports patients' journeys through surgery with clinical nutrition to help patients prepare better and recover faster. EMN's initial offerings include three evidence-based enteral formulas (drinks/tube feeds) to support muscle metabolism, immune function and accelerate recovery.

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Eric Zimmerman

Enkidoo Technologies

Enkidoo AI provides cloud-based business applications that also integrate with a wide array of ERP, CRM, E-Commerce and other business applications.

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Pholysa Mantryvong

Envoi

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Maarij Rehman (Next 36, 2017)

Eve Medical

Eve Medical's Eve Kit is a simple, convenient way for women to stay on top of their sexual health, right from home. The Eve Kit Service facilitates the screening of chlamydia/gonorrhea/HPV at a certified lab, overseen by a healthcare professional.

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Evan Moses
Jessica Ching

FLIK

FLIK is a community hub where young, ambitious women can discover phenomenal females working towards social impact and explore opportunities to help support their own initiatives and ideas.

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Next 36, 2019

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Ravina Anand
Michelle Kwok

FYT

FYT Technologies Inc. develops software that allows fitness influencers to stream live-classes to their audience with the goal of making fitness entertaining, approachable, effective, and convenient.

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Next 36, 2019

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Carter Sprigings
Edgar Brown

Feroot

Feroot is a behavior-based intrusion and threat detection platform. It provides organizations threat intelligence for web applications and websites to identify user-side malicious activities performed by exploited 1st and 3rd party code.

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Vitaliy Lim
Ivan Tsarynny

Fetch Biosciences

Fetch is applying machine learning to dramatically improve traditional protein engineering techniques. Fetch is a protein engineering platform that can be used to engineer a variety of protein structures with improved or entirely new features, all in a fraction of the time typically required.

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Jeff Munzar
John Willes

Flare Systems

Flare Systems helps financial institutions understand and prevent cyber attacks by alerting them when threats are identified to save money and protect their reputation.

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Mathieu Lavoie
Aamna Zia
Israël Hallé

Flashfood

Flashfood partners with grocery chains to allow them to sell surplus food through the Flashfood app at significant discounts for its users while reducing store-level food waste.

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Josh Domingues

FleetOps

FleetOps is an on-demand freight marketplace that instantly matches freight from shippers to carriers with available capacity. The system does this by leveraging driver ELD data and combining it with an AI algorithm to improve on existing systems and increase efficiency in trucking.

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Chris Atkinson

Forcen

Forcen created the ForceFilm System, a first-in-the-world force sensing film. Initially, this technology was created for use with surgical robotics. The company has since expanded its reach into aerospace, defence, manufacturing, and industrial robotics, providing predictive maintenance data, HMIs, and accurate force sensing solutions.

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Robert Brooks

Forvera Health

Forvera Health is a managed marketplace that connects licensed optometrists with corporations, working with optometrists utilizing mobile optometry equipment to perform comprehensive on-site eye exams for patients.

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Next 36, 2019

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Newton Zheng

FutureFit

FutureFit Ai is the ‘GPS’ for work and education pathways – re-imagining the future of workforce transformation, career guidance, skilling, and layoffs for the age of AI.

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Terralynn Forsyth
Elvin Liu

FutureSight

FutureSight builds and funds SaaS companies solving the critical challenges of mid-market businesses.

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John Carbrey (Next Founders, 2013)

GestureLogic

GestureLogic develops wearable fitness technology that directly monitors muscle activation, motion, and hydration.

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Leonard MacEachern

GiveMagic

GiveMagic is creating the next generation of online giving tools for inspiring nonprofits and institutions.

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Michael Warshafsky (Next 36, 2013)

Gotcare

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Chenny Xia (Next 36, 2014)

Gray Oncology Solutions

Gray ensures that oncology departments are running smoothly and at maximal efficiency - from competency requirements on treatment units to contractual restrictions on shifts worked and staff preferences.

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Marc-Andre Renaud

Greenlid

Greenlid is the world's first fully biodegradable kitchen food waste bin. Just fill it up and compost the entire Greenlid. It's made from 100% end-of-life recycled cardboard and has a proprietary formulation that prevents leaks and smells.

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Morgan Wyatt

GridCure

GridCure provides modular smart grid SaaS solutions that empower utilities to optimize their operations and customer service. GridCure securely aggregates data from disparate systems, completes multi-layered analytics, and recommends real-time actionable insights. GridCure offers simple and customizable solutions to help utilities make sense of their data and implement data-driven change.

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Next 36, 2014

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Tagg Jefferson
Albert Hu

Griffinix

GriffiniX has a team of experts with many years of experience in the area of information security in various industries. The available team of experts will enable you to solve any challenge in the area of information security, no matter if it is a technical, organizational or administrative problem.

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Terralynn Forsyth
Amin Azmoodeh
Hamed HaddadPajouh

Grobo

Grobo is a personalized, app-controlled in-home gardening system that lets anyone grow a successful garden at any time of the year, regardless of their experience level.

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Bjorn Dawson

Health Bridge

Health Bridge is eliminating the language barriers in healthcare. They strive to improve patient-flow, reduce wait times, and increase patient outcomes while allowing clinicians and specialists to obtain more accurate information for each of their patients, thus saving time and resources.

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Next 36, 2019

Founders:

Haman Man
Alex Henniffent

Hedgehog Umbrella

The Hedgehog Umbrella is the go-to choice for the urban lifestyle. The umbrella features automotive inspired technology and unparalleled build quality to transform the traditional disposable umbrella into a durable and long lasting product.

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Kevin Truong

HelpWear

HelpWear is striving to better at-home healthcare by developing affordable and accessible products for patients all around the world. HelpWear is currently developing its first product, the HeartWatch, allowing for 24/7 at home heart monitoring with an embedded emergency contact system for furthered prevention and bettered treatment of heart related illness.

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B2C

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André Bertram

Helping Hands

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Janelle Hinds (Next 36, 2015)

HiredHippo

HiredHippo utilizes AI to match top talent with organizations based on culture and skill fit, so employers can bring on not just a high performer, but someone who actually meshes with their team.

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Frank Meng

Hop In Technologies

Hop In Technologies is revolutionizing the way employees get to work by improving accessibility to workplaces. Through their shuttle solutions, Hop In empowers corporations to be the driving force behind an improved quality of life for their employees.

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B2B

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Next 36, 2019

Founders:

Erich Ko

Iconic Brewing Co.

Iconic Brewing Co. thrives in the fast paced beverage alcohol industry and has become one of the leading “trend-setting” beverage companies in Canada. Their portfolio of brands includes products such as Crazy Beard Wild Apple, Crazy Beard Hard Ginger Ale and Dusty Boots Hard Root Beer - Canada's first alcoholic root beer.

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B2C

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Cam McDonald (Next 36, 2013)
Daniel Bartek (Next 36, 2013)

InspiRED Robotics

InspiRED Robotics is a deep neural network based embedded machine vision solution that helps drones, toys, service robots and other consumer electronics products to interact with human more efficiently and autonomously.

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Lingkang Zhang
Xiaochuan Chen

InstinctX

InstinctX is a social media firm that focuses enabling and increasing the capacity for human relationships by leveraging existing and emerging technologies.

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Next 36, 2019

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Sam Park

Interaptix

Interaptix is an augmented reality company working at the intersection of mixed reality, HCI, machine learning, and computer vision to fundamentally revolutionize how people interact with the world and one another. They are focused on building core technologies to solve the industry's biggest challenges to AR's mass adoption.

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Bardia Bina

Intuitive

Intuitive is creating technology to empower a zero waste world. Their product, Oscar, eliminates contamination by identifying the object in your hand at the point of disposal and visually educates you on how to sort your trash.

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Hassan Murad
Vivek Vyas

JAUNTIN'

JAUNTIN’ enables insurers to distribute scalable on-demand micro-insurance to their policyholders, either directly, or through brokers or platforms.

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Rain Takahashi

Juniper

Juniper is a premium, end-to-end product creation service that manages design, manufacturing, fulfillment, e-commerce, customer service, and digital marketing for the world's largest social media influencers.

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Next 36, 2016

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Ali Ogston
Joel Wegner
Ryan Wong

Kaizena

Kaizena is creating the platform of choice for feedback on digital content, allowing educators to track and identify student abilities beyond final grades and test scores.

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Edward Sun (Next 36, 2012)
Maxwell Brodie (Next 36, 2012)

Kira Talent

Kira Talent is the world’s only holistic admissions solution designed for higher education. Kira transforms the admissions process by combining on-demand, timed video and timed written assessments with existing admissions requirements. Kira works with over 300 programs worldwide to build applicant-first assessments that identify and select their best-fit students.

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Next 36, 2012

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Edward Sun
Maxwell Brodie
Emilie Cushman
Konrad Listwan

Klir

Klir's integrated water regulatory compliance platform helps the world's water utilities make water safer. The Klir platform gathers, monitors and analyses regulatory compliance data, all in one easy-to-use web-based application.

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David Lynch

LabsCubed

LabsCubed automates polymer testing for R&D and quality labs. Through the integration of automated testing systems and intelligent software they are able to provide customers with more consistent and faster testing.

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Khaled Boqaileh

Leaders Fund

Leaders Fund invests in fast-growing enterprise software companies run by tenacious entrepreneurs.

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Gideon Hayden (Next 36, 2011)

LevelJump

LevelJump helps enablement leaders onboard new reps faster and make existing reps better at scale by executing programs, automating sales milestone achievement, and attributing enablement programs to revenue from within Salesforce.

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David Bloom

Lilia

Lilia is your egg securing concierge, saving you money and handling all the annoying parts of getting fertility info about your body and options.

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Alyssa Atkins (Next 36, 2013)

Linkett

LINKETT is the leading analytics platform for digital out-of-home advertising.

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Douglas Lusted

Lumen5

Lumen5 converts your blog posts into social videos. They use artificial intelligence to create high quality videos for your content marketing at scale.

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Nigel Gutzmann (Next 36, 2013)
Christopher Bowal (Next 36, 2013)
Michael Cheng (Next 36, 2013)

Lumotune

Lumotune has leveraged nanotechnology to pioneer transparent digital displays that look just like glass. Their displays allow storefront messaging to be unobtrusive and visible in daylight, all the while being digital and easy to keep up-to-date.

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Matin Esfahani

MAIC

MAIC applies expertise in reinforcement learning, neural networks, classical machine learning methods and data engineering capabilities horizontally across any vertical. They build production-ready data pipelines.

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Vaughn DiMarco

MATR

MATR is developing a medical device to enable patients to do physiotherapy at home.

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AbdulWahab Kabani

MOOP

MOOP reinvents personal care products we use every day like toothpaste, shampoo & deodorant in a sustainable new format. Featuring clean ingredients, innovative design, and always plastic-free packaging. Join the #moopment.

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B2C

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Martin Ochwat (Next 36, 2014)

MakerKids

MakerKids runs award-winning camps, programs and parties for kids on coding, robotics and Minecraft. They inspire kids to build confidence, social skills, resilience and a positive relationship with technology – and to see their futures as inventors, entrepreneurs, and innovators.

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Jennifer Turliuk

Makeup For Melanin Girls

MFMG Cosmetics is a beauty brand that leverages online communities to develop products and a personalized shopping experience for multiethnic beauty customers. Their mission is to bring diverse beauty to the forefront through highly pigmented beauty products.

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B2C

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Tomi Gbeleyi

Marion Surgical

Marion Surgical is building the world’s first virtual reality surgical simulator that combines real patient case examples, best in class haptic feedback, a realistic immersive VR operating room, and advanced sensor technology.

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Ben Sainsbury

Maxen

MAXEN facilitates the energy transition of buildings by revealing the full value of your data. Their AI solutions allow the optimization of HVAC management systems and of energy, facilitate decision-making, increase the value of your real estate asset and contribute to saving our planet.

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Claude Demers-Belanger
Samuel Nadeau-Piuze

MedMe Health

MedMe is an on-demand health advisor that lets you digitally access pharmacists, treatments, and medications in the comfort of your home.

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Next 36, 2019

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Purya Sarmadi
Nicholas Hui

Mindle.ai

Mindle provides AI-enabled capital market signals for hedge funds. Hedge funds license Mindle capital market signals to improve performance by reducing return volatility, drawdown, and correlation with common factor return streams.

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Krista Caldwell (Next AI, 2017, Next 36, 2011)
Nima Shahbazi (Next AI, 2017)

Mindset

Mindset is the solution to the modern work environment. State of the art audio and active noise cancelling create the perfect environment for doing your best work. In addition, Mindset’s EEG coaches you to better recognize distractions by sending an audio cue whenever you get distracted. Over time, this feedback conditions your subconscious to tune out distractions inherently.

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Next 36, 2016

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David Doyon
Alyssa Spagnolo
Jacob Flood

Mistplay

Mistplay is the first loyalty platform for mobile gamers. Players use Mistplay daily to play games, earn rewards and connect with friends. With already over 3 million members around the world in under 2-years, Mistplay is one of the fastest growing companies in North America.

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Henri-Charles Machalani

Mogile Technologies

Mogile Technologies' flagship product, ChargeHub, helps drivers discover all public charging stations in North America through their app and website. As a central contact point for hundreds of thousands of EV drivers and with extensive charging datasets, ChargeHub also proposes novel solutions for the automotive and energy industries.

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Olivier Proulx

Momentify

Momentify is a platform that allows entrepreneurs to find others to work next to anywhere and anytime. Their community of entrepreneurs co-work with each other to stay motivated, share ideas, offer feedback and network productively.

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B2B

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Next 36, 2018

Founders:

Alexandre Labrecque
Ambreen Khan

Monogram

Monogram’s second generation hardware, Creative Console, is a modular, freeform control surface designed to enable hands-on and dynamic interaction with creative software. It's the only tool powerful and versatile enough to increase productivity and creativity in post-production and other creative digital workflows.

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Calvin Chu

MycoRemedy

MycoRemedy remediates contaminated environmental sites the natural way – no chemicals or energy-intensive inputs necessary. Their technology is the most efficient and cost-effective on the market.

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Next 36, 2016

Founders:

Aliya Dossa
Kelcie Miller-Anderson

Myelin

Myelin uses AI to answer everyday questions about the mental health of caregivers, caregivers and affected people, with their first prototype focusing on those on the autism spectrum.

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Marise Bonenfant
François Menet
Marc-Olivier Schüle

Nest.Bio

Nest.Bio Ventures, works closely with pioneering founders to help develop, fund, and commercialize their ground-breaking technologies. Nest.Bio Labs supports emerging biotech startups with the infrastructure and community needed to get their companies to the next level.

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Cheryl Cui (Next 36, 2012)

Nomz

Nomz is a healthy snack company based in Toronto, Canada. Their energy bites are made with simple, natural ingredients and come in four delicious flavours: pistachio, almond, hazelnut and coconut.

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Jana Al Zaibak

North

North is building a future where technology is human-centric, discreetly built into fundamental parts of our lives that already exist. Their smart glasses product, Focals, is the next step in defining the future of eyewear with a design that is lighter and features a sharp, more vibrant display.

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Stephen Lake (Next 36, 2011)

NuPort Robotics

NuPort Robotics is building Canada's first autonomous trucking company focused on middle mile automation for company supply chain operations. NuPort’s mission is to automate global supply chains using self-driving trucks increasing sustainability through the adoption of clean transportation solutions, reduce the cost of operations for clients and establish Canada as the leading country for Autonomous Vehicles in the world.

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Bao Xin Chen
Raghavender Sahdev

Nudnik

Nudnik transforms textile waste into unisex apparel for kids and adults.

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Lindsay Lorusso

Nugget.ai

nugget.ai is a people analytics platform that connects talent to opportunity through real company challenges.

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Next 36, 2018

Founders:

Ali El-Shayeb

Nymi

Nymi is leading the way on workplace wearables. Their leading edge enterprise authentication delivers data integrity and security, allowing highly regulated industries to achieve compliance and productivity.

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Karl Martin
Foteini Agrafioti

OTI Lumionics

OTI Lumionics develops production-ready advanced materials for OLED displays. Their disruptive and scalable solutions are enabling best-in-class OLED displays in consumer electronics.

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Michael Helander

Oncoustics

Oncoustics mines ultrasound for surveillance and disease characterization. They turn low-cost, point-of-care ultrasound systems into powerful and portable surveillance, diagnostic and monitoring systems for preventive care and early intervention.

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Ahmed El Kaffas

Operant.ai

Operant.AI is working with leading banks and accounts receivable groups to revolutionize the collections process. By integrating the rich data associated with every account, they use machine learning to personalize the collections approach in order to improve customer experience, increase repayment rates and maximize retention.

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Allan Fisch

Optimity

Optimity is a SaaS loyalty program for insurance carriers offering digital wellness rewards apps that brings together communities.

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Jane Wang

Orbityl Labs

Orbityl is developing technology that allows users to communicate with computers using just their thoughts.

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Next 36, 2017

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Kristina Pearkes
Sean Kaiser

Ossicles

Ossicles Technologies Inc. develops the state-of-art solutions based on artificial intelligence for the safety and the performance of the horses in equestrian sports.

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Daniel Ferland
Abdallah Bari

Paladin AI

Paladin AI creates data-driven tools for optimizing training delivery at aviation centres. They work with flight simulator OEMs, airlines, and training centres to help accelerate training, while reducing costs.

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Mikhail Klassen

ParseHub

ParseHub is a free and powerful web scraping tool. With their advanced web scraper, extracting data is as easy as clicking on the data you need.

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Serge Toarca

Penyo Pal

Penyo Pal creates amazing learning experiences by carefully adapting the latest advancements in pedagogy, cognitive science, and user-experience design. Their first series of language learning apps won multiple awards, a 5-star rating and resulted in over 10,000,000 hours of learning from students around the world.

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Next 36, 2012

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Rafal Dittwald
Jane Wu
Jessica Fan
Ryan Wagner

Peytec

Peytec offers new and innovative Industrial Internet of Things solutions to help clients enable the "business of the future"​. Peytec offers smart asset management, smart inventory management, and real-time quality control solutions.

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Peyman Moeini

Piecemeal

Restaurant management involves many time intensive tasks on a daily basis, leading to shortcuts, errors and lack of control over the business. Piecemeal’s SaaS platform is helping restaurant operators leverage the power of artificial intelligence to put these tasks on autopilot, save time, prevent costly mistakes and become more profitable.

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Oz Trachtman
Christopher Wells

Pitstop

Pitstop is a cloud-based prognostic maintenance platform that enables enterprises to leverage the wealth of information available from their vehicle fleets.

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Shiva Bhardwaj

Platterz

Platterz is an office catering platform curating food from top local kitchens, customized to feed diverse teams. They hand pick your city’s favourite eats and use intuitive technology to align your team’s palette and dietary needs with your next office gathering.

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Eran Henig (Next 36, 2011)

Poche Posh

Poche Posh is an online women's clothing retailer. They provide women's clothing with pockets to carry your necessities while still looking stylish.

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B2C

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Next 36, 2018

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Visha Vijayanand

Portl Media

Portl is a network of content, advertising and commerce-enabled tablets in rideshare vehicles (Uber + Lyft) that tap into the power of geo-location and historic ride data that the rideshare companies provide via API.

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Wyatt Shaw

Pro Angler

Open Ocean Apps Inc. was founded in 2011 with the purpose to revolutionize how recreational anglers fish around the world. They are the makers of the Pro Angler series of Fishing Apps & Websites, and the US App Store’s #1 Ranked Fishing App / Top 10 Sports Apps 2012-2018.

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Kyle Reid

Prolego.ai

Prolego.ai leverages the power of predictive modelling to automate underwriting. Their AI solution for life insurers reduces customer acquisition costs, expedites underwriting, boosts customer satisfaction, and increases sales without increasing risk exposure.

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Next 36, 2019

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Mahan Salehi
Andrey Khesin
Daniyar Akhmedjanov

Propel

Propel is a marketplace platform that connects service providers with clients through required facilities. Starting with swim instruction, Propel provides qualified instructors with access to pools, insurance, and tools to start, grow, and manage their own private swimming lessons.

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Next 36, 2017

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Sean Hudson
Kiel Olver

QEYnet

QEYnet is creating a quantum key distribution network using microsatellites. Their mission is to build a global Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) network using microsatellites to enable low-cost global utilization of this technology, thereby facilitating a new era of ultra-secure communication.

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Jennifer Elliott

Qoints

Qoints is a software platform and data marketplace that leverages industry benchmarks to improve digital marketing results. Access to this data allows brand marketers to compare their results against the rest of their market category or industry, which is highly beneficial for effectively planning, executing and measuring digital campaigns.

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Cory Rosenfield

Refinery Labs

Refinery Labs provides an analytics platform with 5+ million data points on over 38,000 municipalities with a mission to create better economic futures for people and places.

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Davie Lee (Next Founders, 2019)

Resili

Resili is a digital therapeutic startup who's revolutionizing mental healthcare through a best-in-class eDBT app, targeting the largest, unaddressed niche market - family caregivers.

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Next 36, 2018

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Morgan Rosenberg

RetiSpec

RetiSpec is a medical imaging company developing a tool for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers in the eye. Their goal is to enable widespread early detection of Alzheimer’s disease with accessible and scalable screening.

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Eliav Shaked

Rithmik Solutions

Rithmik Solutions builds advanced analytics for predictive maintenance on mining equipment.

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Kevin Urbanski
Amanda Truscott

Robot Playtime

Robot Playtime builds products that empower younger generation to create, and learn computer science and robotics through play. Pixel, their platform, makes learning the basics of programming, logic and robot building fun and easy.

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Next 36, 2017

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Alex Hong

Rockmass Technologies

Rockmass builds surveying hardware for mining operations. Their mission is to enable mines to operate safer and more efficiently through streamlined and digital data collection.

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Shelby Yee

Rockwell Razors

Rockwell makes eco-friendly, innovative shaving and grooming products.

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Gareth Everard

SAMETRICA

SAMETRICA is a software company that helps governments and enterprises measure, manage and demonstrate the value of social investments, using state-of-the-art SROI and outcome reporting.

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Anshula Chowdhury

Sampler

Sampler is the leading self-serve digital product sampling solution for brand and agency marketers. Sampler helps brands of all sizes and categories deliver physical samples to digitally targeted consumers.

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Marie Chevrier

SeamlessMD

SeamlessMD enables hospitals to implement and optimize Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathways faster and more effectively. They provide the leading technology solution to optimize patient health preoperatively, accelerate post-operative recovery and monitor at-risk patients post-discharge.

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Next 36, 2013

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Philip Chen
Joshua Liu
Willie Kwok

SeekShift

SeekShift uses deep-learning algorithms to detect facial expression from a single image or a series of images, to detect action units, and to interpolate between key facial expressions.

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Ben McDade
Dwayne Elahie

Senso

Senso is a cloud-based AI platform which enables financial service providers to manage and grow their consumer credit portfolios.

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Saroop Bharwani
Nick Seelert
Maxime Mohamad Ali Dib

Sesame.io

Sesame helps teachers and students tell the stories that report cards can't.

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Next 36, 2013

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Jarad Plato
Ian Tao
Nikita Tarakanov

Shaddari

Shaddari leverages data with their artificial intelligence based APIs to build decision support tools in healthcare. Their platform provides clinical decision support for hospitals, target gene mediated vaccine selection decision support, and condition based maintenance decision support.

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Abbass Abbassi
Huy Son Pham

Shakepay

Shakepay is the easiest way for Canadians to buy and sell bitcoin.

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Jean Amiouny (Next 36, 2013)

ShipEarly.com

ShipEarly developed a user friendly yet highly sophisticated SaaS-based software platform making it easier for consumers to buy and dealers to sell.

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Nick Kolobutin

Simbi

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Alex Gillis (Next 36, 2017)

Sinitic

Sinitic transforms multilingual contact centers with AI customer experience. The Sinitic product suite is powered by the HermesAI™ natural language processing engine, with high-accuracy for Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Indonesian, Thai, Tagalog and more.

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Sami Boudrai
Albert Zhuang
Curtis Matlock

Skullscan

Skullscan uses its own proprietary, AI-driven technology to reconstruct 3D models of humans from a single photograph of their head.

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Marc Cotran
Andrew Velan
Fady Soliman

SkyWatch Space Applications

SkyWatch is on a mission to make Earth-observation data accessible to the world. SkyWatch EarthCache™ provides developers with the tools they need to cost-effectively add Earth observation data into their applications and workflows.

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James Slifierz

Skylight

Skylight is using technology to radically improve the home renovation process. They are a digital renovation service provider, helping homeowners with everything required for a successful renovation from design through construction, including a guarantee that the project will be on budget.

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Josh Levitan (Next 36, 2013)

SmartHalo

SmartHalo is enhancing urban mobility by providing the best cyling experience to cyclists. Their network-connected bike accessory features a GPS navigator, night light, alarm system, fitness tracking, and more.

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Xavier Peich

SmartPay

SmartPay is a payment processor which easily plugs-in to e-commerce check-out pages. It allows shoppers to connect to their online banking portal and make direct payments from their preferred account.

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Next 36, 2016

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Johnathan Holland

SnapTravel

Get the cheapest travel deals over message

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Henry Shi (Next 36, 2012)

Sobie Systems

Sobie Systems makes smart IoT devices that monitor the performance of the HVAC systems in real-time.

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Next 36, 2018

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Sobhan Etemadi

SortSpoke

SortSpoke helps you turn your documents ​into data. With SortSpoke your team can focus on higher value work and spend less time on manual data entry.

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Jasper Li

Sports IQ Analytics

Sports IQ uses advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to provide cutting edge software solutions for the online sports gambling industry.

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Omer Dor (Next 36, 2012)

Spotdox

Spotdox is the ultimate Dropbox companion application. By pairing Spotdox with Dropbox you will be able to view any file, on any of your computers, from anywhere.

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James Palmer

Spring Loaded Technology

Spring Loaded manufactures and distributes the world’s first “bionic” knee bracing technologies in order to enhance the strength and power of the leg muscles. Their goal is to improve the prevention and treatment of life-changing knee joint injuries while simultaneously creating new possibilities in human performance.

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Chris Cowper-Smith

Staffy Canada

Staffy’s platform is a modern solution to staffing challenges within the hospitality sector. For employers, Staffy facilitates quick and efficient connections with skilled contractors, addressing immediate, short-term or long-term staffing needs. And for contractors, Staffy provides the opportunity to instantly pick up shifts tailored to their skills, experience, and schedule.

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Peter Faist

Stathletes

Stathletes provides relevant data and statistics on athletic performance in order to solve the issues related to the subjective evaluations that plague professional franchises. The combination of the business’ unique database and customizable data communication web-based portal aids decision makers regarding player development, team acquisitions, and scouting.

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Meghan Chayka

SucSeed

As Canada's only socially-driven hyrdoponics company, SucSeed's at-home hydroponic growing kits let anyone, anywhere, fill their plates with fresh, affordable produce.

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Next 36, 2018

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Emily Bland

Swept

Swept makes simple software designed specifically for the janitorial industry. Swept helps cleaning managers communicate with their staff about issues on site, provide cleaning instructions, track supply requests, and inspection results - regardless of language differences among the team.

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Michael Brown

Switchboard

Switchboard provides technology for managers and dispatchers to manage transportation operations. Switchboard optimizes operations and reduces your time and money spent on administrative tasks. You can efficiently manage your growing fleet by using Switchboard for all your trucking needs.

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Next 36, 2015

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Gursher Sidhu
Sagar Malhi
Michael Ip
Dhaman Rakhra

TRYON Technologies

TRYON Technology is an AI-enabled startup specialized in designing and producing augmented reality software for jewelry e-commerce and retail stores.

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Andrii Tsok
Natalia Tsok

The Knowledge Society

The Knowledge Society (TKS) is a 10-month accelerator program for curious and ambitious teens. Through project-based learning and real-world skill building, TKS trains young people to solve the world's biggest problems using emerging technologies.

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Nadeem Nathoo (Next 36, 2011)

ThriveHire

ThriveHire is the career platform for the global health community. By featuring organizations, jobs, volunteer positions and more, ThriveHire is a one-stop-shop for launching and developing your global health career.

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Next 36, 2019

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Hayley Mundeva

Tia Health

Tia gives employees unlimited appointments, free prescription delivery, family appointments, and much more. Employees can see a doctor from their desk, home, or even while on the road, allowing them to get better, faster. With a vast network of doctors, Tia can effectively connect your employees to the best doctor available based on their specific symptoms and medical history.

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Next 36, 2016

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David Del Balso
Matthew Mazzuca

Time Auction

Time Auction is a charity that connects anyone with inspiring leaders while encouraging volunteerism. By volunteering to any charity, one can join remarkable experiences — from power dinners with CEOs to cooking with Michelin-starred chefs.

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David Wen

TimeSaved

TimeSaved builds apps for staffing agencies that accelerate growth, increase engagement and create better experiences for your recruiters, clients and candidates.

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Rohan Jacob

Tiptappay

TipTap is a mobile, wireless device enabling contactless acceptance of any digital payment source in preset denominations. TipTap functions as a standalone point-of-sale device without cumbersome equipment or complicated backend technology, providing a simple, affordable solution for small denomination transactions, anywhere, anytime.

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Chris Greenfield
Mo Tantawi

Traction House

Traction House helps Series A startups solve distribution using LinkedIn. Their product, Find+Seek, drives qualified leads to your fund using social media networks. They then track, score, and rank their online engagement with your brand so you can focus on the best quality prospects at the right time.

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Simon Jalbert (Next 36, 2012)

Tribe Technologies

Tribe is a cloud-based customer-to-customer community platform, empowering the new generation of online branded communities. It enables customers to discuss and connect under a customer community.

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Mohsen Malayeri

Triplet.ai

Triplet is developing an AI-powered virtual analyst that provides business insights when asked in everyday language.

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JQ Veenstra
Eric Pham-Hung

TritonWear

TritonWear develops wearable technology for performance athletics to make better coaches, resulting in superior athletes. TritonWear's flagship product, the Triton, is a wearable for competitive swimmers.

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Tristan Lehari

UCIC

UCIC is dedicated to bringing natural interaction to technology. The company primarily focuses on adding voice interaction to consumer electronic product and Internet of Things devices. UCIC's clients include top consumer brands and chipmakers.

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Leor Grebler

Upscale Technology

Upscale's mission is to help amateur and emergent bands to get the highest sound quality possible from their talent during live shows. They are currently designing the Uptune, a device which acts like the human ear to analyze the sound from your band in real-time, giving you directions for equalizing your instruments sound level.

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Sami Cheref
Francis Masse

VOLTFUSE

VOLTFUSE is a specialty headwear and apparel brand, based out of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Alex Henniffent (Next 36, 2019)

Validere Technologies

Validere empowers oil and gas organizations to know true product quality through real-time IoT data and optimize logistics and trading with predictive AI insights.

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Nouman Ahmad
Ian Burgess

Valsys

Valsys provides professionals with the tools they need to make data-driven decisions in private company valuation and estimation processes.

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James Worthington
Jack Fuller
Simon Bessey

Vaundry

Vaundry is a technology platform for garment care. They build the tools and processes that enable customers to have their dry cleaning and laundry picked up, cleaned and delivered right from their doorstep.

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Natasha Varma

Verto

The Verto Platform leverages smart integrations, virtualizes care, and activates patients and caregivers to drive powerful automation and personalization

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Michael Millar

VivaVax

VivaVax creates technologies that protect sensitive medicines during transport, and formulations that enhance drug delivery into the body.

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Next 36, 2016

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Julia Peng

VoiceHero

VoiceHero is a voice analytics platform that helps businesses increase engagement and make data-driven decisions. They create a suite of easy to use tools for voice app makers to launch and market their apps.

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B2C

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Next 36, 2018

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Joseph Truong
Jacob Chan

Voiceflow

Voiceflow empowers users to collaboratively design, prototype and build Alexa Skills and Google Actions - all without any knowledge of coding.

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Next 36, 2018

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Braden Ream
Michael Hood
Andrew Lawrence

Voltera

Voltera has developed the V-One, a desktop 3D printer that enables circuit boards to be prototyped within minutes. Eliminating the frustrations associated with traditional circuit board fabrication processes and drastically reducing hardware development time.

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Alroy Almeida

Vox Pop Labs

Vox Pop Labs builds innovative technologies that foster democratic participation, using data science to create online applications that organize information in ways which are at once easily accessible, empirically rigorous, and profoundly personalized.

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Clifton van der Linden

WHOOSH!

WHOOSH! is defining the next generation of clean. Leveraging the latest advancements in formula development, WHOOSH! creates innovative, powerful and safer solutions to clean life’s dirty moments.

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Jason Greenspan

Wanda

Wanda is Canada’s first ever delivery only grocery store. They leverage technology to make Wanda the most convenient and affordable way to purchase your groceries.

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PJ Grant (Next 36, 2019)
Ahmed Dauda (Next 36, 2019)

Watergeeks

Watergeeks helps users manage their water operations with efficiency and rapidity, as well as respond to equipment failure and reduce operation downtime.

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Géraldine Jippé
Isabelle Fotsing

WeavAir

WeavAir sensor modules make use of advanced sensor array technology to measure metrics core to HVAC system performance and indoor air quality. The devices are powered in part by renewable energy sources. Real time analytics and predictive algorithms improve device accuracy and provide preventative alerts and actionable insights.

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Next 36, 2017

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Natalia Mykhaylova

Weave Travels

Weave is a hub for the world's travel content. They are a platform to help travel companies create beautiful, interactive and data driven content, instead of relying on brochures and paragraphs of text.

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Next 36, 2018

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Mahimna Dave
Darian Zigante

WhatRunsWhere

WhatRunsWhere is the premiere media intelligence platform for desktop, mobile, and native display advertising. They enable users to put data behind decision making for smarter display advertising strategies and maximum ROI.

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Max Teitelbaum

Wiivv

Wiivv is a technology company transforming footwear and wellness for every human body. Wiivv Insoles and Sandals are created uniquely for you, engineered for your individual feet and 3D printed using measurements taken from the award-winning Wiivv app.

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Louis-Victor Jadavji

Wilder Harrier

Wilder Harrier's mission is to prepare the healthiest foods for our pets and for the planet using only wholesome, human-grade, and tasty ingredients in a fully responsible way. Their first product is a hypoallergenic and healthy dog treat made with cricket flour - a sustainable superfood.

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Next 36, 2016

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Paul Shenouda

Win-Win HomeSharing

By pairing students with senior citizens, Win-Win Homesharing reduces the cost of living for students while offering a helping hand and companionship to seniors living alone. In exchange for half-priced rent, students complete chores for seniors, allowing them to stay in their homes for longer and enjoy an additional income.

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Next 36, 2019

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Catherine Kelly

Wishplay

Wishplay uses virtual reality so patients of all ages can experience the world beyond their illness or circumstance. Wishplay provides an escape beyond the four walls of their room, reduces their pain, and in many cases grants final wishes so loved ones can experience something truly special.

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Next 36, 2019

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Ermias Nagatu

YPC Technologies

YPC Technologies is pioneering a new field of kitchen automation by building the world’s first robotic kitchen that can cook thousands of recipes, at restaurant quality, using fresh ingredients.

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Gunnar Grass

ZEITDICE INC.

ZEITDICE's mission is to capture time so we can learn from it, preserve it, and enjoy it. To achieve, ZEITDICE has invented a time-lapse camera that does not run out of battery or memory.

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Michael Schwanzer

Zynq

Zynq ensures all your meetings have a clear goal and a reason for why you're invited so you can decide whether it's worth your time, and let your team know when it's not. Why? Because you deserve better meetings.

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Zerzar Bukhari (Next 36, 2012)

conversationHEALTH

conversationHEALTH is a digital health company that delivers highly-personalized AI-driven conversations to HCPs, patients and consumers, through text, voice and digital humans channels.

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Next 36, 2016

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Lexi Kaplin

inkbox

Inkbox is a direct-to-consumer tattoo brand that empowers customers with the ultimate tool for self-expression. Their ink develops in your skin to create a tattoo that lasts 1-2 weeks, fading as your skin naturally regenerates.

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Tyler Handley

neuralIR

NeuralIR is applying AI to scientific information retrieval (IR).

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Dan Yang

nud fud

nud fud is a healthy snack company that produces snacks that are organic, raw, vegan, paleo, tree nut-free, sugar-free, non-GMO, grain-free, and gluten-free.

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Julia Kirouac

unilingo

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Farbod Mansorian (Next 36, 2017)

zeroone.ai inc.

Zeroone.ai makes AI-driven financial products on the decentralized ecosystem.

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Sanghoon Lee
Junho Song

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