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

7square

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Hisham Hawara
Aakarsh Shekhar

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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B2B

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Azar Azad

ALT TEX

ALT TEX creates B2B sustainable textile solutions for environmentally-conscious fashion designers and brands, through re-engineered post-industrial waste. By chemically converting landfill-destined paper waste, food waste and agricultural by-products, ALT TEX creates natural and semi-synthetic textiles, that are carbon-neutral, and biodegradable.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Myra Arshad

AXIS LABS

AXIS creates devices to motorize existing installed window shades and automate them to improve comfort and energy efficiency. Once installed, users can control and schedule their shades via a mobile app, on-the-device, or integrate with leading home and building automation platforms.

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Trung Pham

Able Innovations Inc.

At Able Innovations our automated patient transfer technology makes transfers effortless, safe and dignified. Today, we are developing technology to conduct transfers in hospitals, tomorrow our technology will assist in helping individuals age at home.

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Jayiesh Singh

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

Ace

Ace is a personalized interview preparation platform that creates confidence in interviewing. We provide users the tools and research-backed mock interview questions that will help prepare effective answers and develop strong communication skills.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Lauren DeSouza

Ad Auris

Ad Auris is a machine text-to-speech tool for self-publishers. With our services publishers can unlock further value from their written content, and increase both distribution capabilities and value proposition to prospective subscribers.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Logan Underwood

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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B2B

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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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B2B

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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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B2B

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Corina Pardo
Ganesh Krishnan

Airudi

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Amanda Arciero
Pape Wade

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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B2C

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Xavier Freeman
Fellipe Monteiro

Altius Analytics Labs Inc.

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Abdelhamid El Bably
Benjamin Lee

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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B2C

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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

Founders:

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

Argentum Electronics

We are building an intelligent DC (direct current) power distribution system that saves buildings up to 40% on their energy bills, using patented technology. Our power distribution system comes complete with a wireless multi-sensor network, power factor correction, and machine learning based building automation software.

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Bolis Ibrahim
Sagar Jaiswal

Arkangel Ai

We detect malaria in 3 seconds with Ai for pharmaceutical companies in LATAM. Unlike other companies, our system detects the stage of infection, the type of malaria and it doesn’t require any hardware.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Jose David Gomez Zea

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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B2B

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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

Aya Payments Inc.

Aya builds incredible financial products with a focus on healthcare and employee benefits.

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Chanddeep Madaan

B2B Quotes

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Alexandre Vanier
Mathieu Plante

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

BeBlended

BeBlended is an online marketplace that connects black women with freelance hairstylists and tailored hair products. BeBlended’s SaaS platform provides scheduling and appointment management for hairstylists while facilitating hair product delivery.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Aileen Agada

Benchwork

Data driven sourcing for faster, smarter supply chains

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Kathleen Chan
Nathan Tran Trinh

Betterbooks

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

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Next 36, 2019

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Shawn Moss
Liam Herbst

BioBenchAI

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Muhammad Sohail

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

Blue Lion Labs

We believe everyone deserves to know what is in their water. We are developing an AI system to rapidly identify miroorganisms in water helping managers to better safeguard water resources.

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Kathryn Thomas
Jason Deglint

Bounce

Located at the center of your social graph, Bounce is a one-stop-shop event (in-person & virtual) platform that helps you collect payments, interact with guests using event upgrades, and receive in-kind sponsorship from corporate partners.

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Next 36, 2020

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Francesco Virga
Sean Monteiro

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

Founders:

Lauren Long
Aditya Dhoot
Michael Fok

Brainalytics

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Matthieu Darracq

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

Founders:

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

CapIntel

CapIntel is an investment sales platform used by hundreds of financial advisors and asset management sales teams. CapIntel’s platform combines investment analytics with online collaboration tools to make it easier for asset managers to work with advisors, and advisors to work with retail clients.

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James Rockwood

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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B2B

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William Zhou

Chinova Bioworks

Chinova Bioworks has developed a natural preservative extracted from white button mushrooms for use in food and beverage products.

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Natasha Dhayagude

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

Founders:

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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B2B

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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

Founders:

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)

Conversify

Conversify’s chat technology allows sales teams to automate conversations on LinkedIn. This helps them save time and book more sales meetings.

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David Hurley
Gordon Leslie

Credib.AI

Credib.AI automatically detects and extracts predictions from online and local sources and evaluate their credibility to improve decision making.

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Patrice David Saha
Min Zou
Louis Dominique Vainqueur

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

Founders:

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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B2B

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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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B2B

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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

CybernetIQ

Cybersecurity visualization and engagement platform. Enabling customers to understand and interact with their cybersecurity investments

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Joseph Cummins

DEFINITECHS

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Amin Zavieh

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

Deep Biologics Inc.

Deep Biologics specializes in AI enhanced discovery of biologics to fast track therapeutic and diagnostic product development in areas of unmet need. We provide end to end solutions, not only part of the solution, with the thoroughness and speed that can be empowered only by AI.

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Mina Kaviani
Mostafa Nategh
Shraddha Dubey

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

Depth Technology

Depth Technology provides critical environmental monitoring and management services to the deep-sea mining industry. Through a comprehensive and autonomous service, we ensure mining operations are compliant with international environmental regulations.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Harrison Handley
Sanchit Gupta

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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B2C

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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

Founders:

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)

Dundas Life

Dundas Life makes getting life insurance easy and affordable by providing the coverage you need without the paperwork. Try our free online insurance calculator. It takes 5 minutes to find out how much you can save by comparing insurance rates online.

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B2C

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Martin Ochwat (Next 36, 2014)

EAIGLE

Computer vision and AI solution for data-driven facility operations through real-time occupancy monitoring. EAIGLE utilized its AI platform to measure body temperature non-intrusively to mitigate the spread of COVID19.

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Mojtaba Hajihasani
Amir Hoss

EarthSuds

We offer single-use dissolvable tablets of shampoo, conditioner, and body wash to replace the millions of plastic toiletry bottles sent to landfills every year. Beyond environmental benefits, our tablets are convenient to take with you on-the-go and they're made from top quality ingredients that moisturize your hair and skin.

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Marissa Vettoretti
Daniel Moll

EarthSuds

Solid, single-use tablets of shampoo, conditioner and body wash that dissolve when crushing and adding water. EarthSuds are 100% free of plastic packaging and we employ individuals with developmental disabilities in our production process.

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Marissa Vettoretti
Daniel Moll

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

Founders:

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

Encircled

Many women are frustrated by having to sacrifice what they really want when shopping for clothes — whether that’s swapping style for comfort or sustainability for convenience. Encircled is a direct-to-consumer brand that gives customers a wardrobe that does it all. You’ll feel confident in clothing that is stylish, sustainable, comfortable and ethical — you won’t have to sacrifice anymore. Proudly a certified B Corporation and 100% Made in Canada.

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Kristi Soomer

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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B2C

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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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Founders:

Maarij Rehman (Next 36, 2017)

Epilog

Epilog builds digital products to simplify the death of loved ones through online funeral planning and estate management. Their products include a marketplace for families to purchase everything they need to plan a funeral and close accounts.

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Effie Anolik

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

ExtergyAI

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Zahra Yousefli
Amir Sharif

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

Founders:

Carter Sprigings
Edgar Brown

FeedmÏ

We believe that food has and will always be at the center of social experiences, whether you are going out for lunch with your friends or having a dinner date at home, however, there is currently no food app that focuses on the social aspects of food. FeedmÏ, the food app for the “young and hungry” focuses on creating the best social experiences around food via social group ordering, messaging, seamless bill-splitting and easy coordination

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Disha Nayak

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

Founders:

Newton Zheng

Furnishr

Furnishr is a turn-key home furnishing platform that manages the entire end to end process for you. We design, source, deliver and setup your home within a day.

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Michael Van

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)

GRAD4

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Felix Belisle
Yacine Mahdid

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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B2B

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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

Founders:

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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B2B

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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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B2C

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Bjorn Dawson

HUEX: The Human Experience Company

At HUEX we are building AiDA, the Automated Intelligent Digital Assistant. AiDA is a voice enabled digital assistant that helps businesses handle customer conversations in live industry environments to assist in tasks such as order taking, inquiries or requests all in a human-like manner to create an unparalleled guest experience.

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Anik Seth

HappyHour

HappyHour helps people live happier lives through shared experiences. Our travel experience platform helps people connect with others, expand their minds, and try new things, while seeing the world.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Connor Wilson

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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B2C

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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)

HeroHub Inc.

HeroHub is a charitable ecosystem that connects individuals with charities, non-profits, and their opportunities! Our online platform makes giving easy, convenient, and beneficial for everyone.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Chipewyan McCrimmon

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

Homewise

Homewise automates the mortgage process online, enabling clients to apply in minutes to get the best mortgage from over 30 banks and lenders. Homewise’s data intelligence technologies power a tailored experience that is a faster, easier and more transparent process to help Canadians save time and money when securing their home financing.

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Jesse Abrams

HookMotion

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Matthieu Clas
Samy Zarour
Dominic Morin-Proulx

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

Hyon Software Inc

There are two types of people in this world - You'll either do the work to sell your used items OR you can't be bothered. Hyon is connecting these two groups.

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Kristy Ehman

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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B2C

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Next 36, 2019

Founders:

Sam Park

IntelliCulture

IntelliCulture helps farms manage their equipment fleet with data analytics captured through IoT data loggers, enabling them to grow their farm into a sustainable and scalable business.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Ramin Shaikhi
Cole Powers

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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B2B

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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

Kabo Fresh Dog Food

Kabo delivers human-grade, gently cooked fresh dog food right to your doorstep every month.

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Vino Jeyapalan

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

Founders:

Edward Sun
Maxwell Brodie
Emilie Cushman
Konrad Listwan

KitchCo

A low cost solution for chefs looking to commercialize their skills by helping them start their virtual restaurant.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Mohammad Kamla

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

LUCID

LUCID is an AI-Music Therapy company building products that increase access to effective and safe methods for improving mental health and wellness. Our first product VIBE is for young adults suffering from moderate to severe stress and anxiety who want a fun and personalized alternative for maintaining their mental health.

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Founders:

Aaron Labbé
Zachary McMahon

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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B2B

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David Bloom

LifeLuxe

Pre-pandemic, we originally focussed on improving social well-being in retirement homes, encouraging seniors to spend less time in their rooms. We are now pivoting to explore how to connect seniors socially from their rooms and are also exploring how to enhance distance social connections for professional working communities.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Lauren Adolphe
Zoë Mitz

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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B2C

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Alyssa Atkins (Next 36, 2013)

LinguAI

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Selcuk Guven

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

Lunavoy Inc.

Lunavoy Inc. is disrupting the tourism space with its artificial intelligence powered online marketplace that personalizes touristic activities to each traveler’s profile and travelers among themselves. Essentially, we are a one-stop shop for millennial and gen z travelers to experience unique local travel activities in a group with other like-minded travelers at a discounted price.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

David Lin

Lux

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Katrina Albert
Vincent Lachance

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

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

Manzil

What Manzil offers are fully compliant financial products including mortgages and investment opportunities that are locally structured and available to Muslim Canadian’s who are looking to build wealth and assets. At a time when financial health is at the forefront of Canadian’s minds, the Manzil team is ensuring that financial advice and opportunity is ethically available for all.

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Mohamad Sawwaf

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

Founders:

Purya Sarmadi
Nicholas Hui

Mely.ai

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Founders:

Hoang Ngo
Edward Ko

MetaVRse

MetaVRse is a universal development engine that allows creators to quickly build and deploy interactive 3D & XR experiences on the web.

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Alan Smithson

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

Founders:

David Doyon
Alyssa Spagnolo
Jacob Flood

MinervaAI

MinervaAI predicts who poses money laundering and terrorist financing risk to banks. We provide automated, accurate and audit-proof AML investigations at a fraction of the cost of compliance.

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Damian Tran
Jennifer Arnold

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

Mixonset

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Boris But
Zeyu Li

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

Moment

Moment is replacing diesel generators for remote communities by repurposing electric vehicle batteries into sustainable energy storage

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Sumreen Rattan
Edward Chiang

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

Monolog

Monolog is a service that allows users to create and edit websites with their voice. The user simply describes the next desired change in natural language and Monolog applies it, providing instant feedback.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Aaron Wanjala

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

NXT Farm

NXT Farm provides industry-first algorithms for processing satellite imagery which help a farmer optimize their inputs and maximize their yields.

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Founders:

Pavel Bordioug

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)

NoLeak Defence

We apply video analytics intelligence to identify, predict and prevent criminal behaviours. Our leading gait recognition technology can identify any person by their body movement without requiring a visible face.

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Founders:

Rafael Libardi
Vinícius Santos

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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B2C

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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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B2B

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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

Founders:

Kristina Pearkes
Sean Kaiser

Origami XR

Origami XR is a cloud computing tool that makes it easy to create and share volumetric augmented and virtual reality experiences. As the first truly scalable spatial computing workflow, we enable the future of remote work for 3D professionals.

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Founders:

Erik Peterson
Alannah O'Neill

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

OutLaunch

Outlaunch is a B2B marketplace that connects businesses with the talent needed to successfully bring a physical product to market. Our solution offers metrics and guidelines to help find the ideal contractor, as well as the tools needed to work with talent remotely.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Kyle Handfield
Riyaz Khair
Justin Larocque-Villiers

PLAKK Inc.

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Founders:

Kashif Khan

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

Founders:

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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B2B

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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

Private AI

Private AI simplifies privacy regulation compliance through on-device text, image, and video anonymization. Making it easy to maintain customer trust through seamless private data storage and cloud processing.

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Pieter Luitjens
Patricia Thaine

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

Founders:

Sean Hudson
Kiel Olver

Prosperea

Our mission at Prosperea is to help the world design better cities, faster. By providing mapping visualization and the auto-generation of architecturally sound buildings, we enable developers and architects to validate their land development opportunities in minutes - instead of days.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Hannah Le
Montgomery Ngan

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

Qoherent

Qoherent is a software company that will change how new wireless technologies are made. We are building a platform for communications engineers to rapidly design, prototype, and deploy solutions for RF communications problems with the power of machine learning and quantum computing.

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Ashkan Beigi

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

Ralux

Ralux is developing the next generation of prescription eyewear offering on-demand lens tint. Unlike our competitors, our unique coatings allow for this to be achieved with no added bulk, maintaining an elegant design without compromise.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Mohamed Aly

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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IoT

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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

Founders:

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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B2B

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Eliav Shaked

Ribbit

Ribbit is building software to replace commercial pilots and creating the world's first pilot less airline.

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Carl Pigeon

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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B2B

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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

Founders:

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

Sensequake

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Farshad Mirshafiei
Mehrdad MirShafiei

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

Sensoreal

At Sensoreal, we have developed a microfluidic device that was successfully commissioned at the International Space Station. We made Canada the first country to do rapid POC blood tests in space, and now, we are building the next generation diagnostics here on earth!

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Pooya Saberi
Roozbeh Safavieh

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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B2C

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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

Shomigo

Shomigo is a social shopping platform that aggregates upcoming and established brands, keeps users up to date with the latest fashion trends and your friend’s activity, and allows users to interact with the Shomigo community.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Jason Wong
Alykhan Kara

Simbi

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Alex Gillis (Next 36, 2017)

Simmunome

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Nardin Nakhla
Armstrong Murira

SingleKey

SingleKey takes the stress out of renting. We offer a Rent Guarantee program to secure rental income, even when tenants are unable to pay; and a Tenant Credit & Background Check to help landlords find the right tenant.

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Viler Lika

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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B2C

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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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B2B

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Next 36, 2018

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Sobhan Etemadi

Socialab

Socialab is a self-development application that helps users train essential social skills such emotional intelligence, charisma, and nonverbal communication. Personalized training pathways are created using research-backed methods from industry experts, allowing users to develop their skills effectively in a comfortable environment.

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Next 36, 2020

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Ian Saunders

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

Sparkbay Technologies

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Jean-Christophe Roy
Julien Roy
Steven Fandroana

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

Steadiwear inc.

Steadiwear has developed the world's first smart glove to stabilize tremors in Essential tremor and Parkinson's disease.

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Mark Elias

Stockholm Syndrome.AI

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Stéphanie Bouchard

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

Summatti

Summatti makes EVERY customer interaction count by analyzing 100% of customer interactions and giving you unique consumer insights while saving time and money.

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Rashmi Bhambhani
Siddharth Bhambhani

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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B2B

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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

TakuLabs Ltd.

We move retail chain stores to the cloud. TAKU is the only retail platform that allows multi-location merchants to sell offline and online seamlessly with a single view of data across their entire business.

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Karen Wong

Tastet

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Olivier Tastet
Elise Tastet

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

Tooly.ai

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Olivier Brassard
Mathieu Gratton Leclaire
Benjamin Marquis

Tote

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Chad Sarrouf
Ege Karabuk

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

VitalTracer Ltd

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Azadeh Dastmalchi
Zahra Zangenehmadar

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

Founders:

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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Next 36, 2018

Founders:

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

WellnessWorld

WellnessWorld is a B2B SaaS venture creating digital wellness solutions for educational institutions. We are developing an online one-stop-wellness-shop that will support students in better navigating resources and services, while providing actionable data to institutions so they can optimize their existing mental health and wellness systems.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Eve Staszczyszyn

Wellow

Wellow is the world's most sustainable deodorant. It comes in a revolutionary paper-based tube that is 100% recyclable and compostable. Made from 95% FSC-certified recycled paper, the deodorant’s packaging fully biodegrades in as little as 3 months after disposal, leaving no trace. Every detail has been carefully considered, down to the plant-based ink, water-soluble adhesive, and all-natural ingredients.

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Martin Ochwat (Next 36, 2014)

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)

alder

alder apparel is an e-commerce, direct to consumer line of outdoor apparel designed for women. alder’s core differentiators are inclusive sizing (XS - 4X, double the size range of typical outdoor and athletic apparel brands) and female focused design, sustainable and ethical production and a playful brand that starkly contrasts the performance-driven, hard-core athletic brands that currently dominate the outdoor space.

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Mikayla Wujec

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

Founders:

Lexi Kaplin

iMerciv Inc.

iMerciv leverages crowd sourcing and AI to empower pedestrians with personalized navigation and actionable data in real time for safe, accessible and convenient trips. With the help of fellow pedestrians, get the best routes for YOU, with MapinHood - The New Navigation App for People, not Cars.

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Bin Liu
Arjun Mali

iagree AI

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Charles Lesieur

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

noderu

Noderu is an employee discovery and management tool that helps enhance the work experience through effective relationship management. It works by matching employees based on their professional and personal interests and then provides a personal CRM for them to help remain connected.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Zainab Jangda

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

smartARM

smartARM is democratizing bionic hands for upper limb amputees by using current advances in artificial intelligence and 3D printing to create an affordable and fully articulated prosthetic hand at less than 10x the cost of any competitor. smartARM uses cameras embedded in the palm to detect any object an amputee wishes to interact with and automatically determines the most appropriate grip pattern based on the object’s geometry.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Matthew Ferreira
Hamayal Choudhry

unilingo

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Founders:

Farbod Mansorian (Next 36, 2017)

whoelse.ai

We develop vendor agnostic standards for natural language processing and conversational AI. In pilots/POC we work with telcos and OEMs (e.g. automotive industry, fintech) to set-up ISO standards for AI interoperability.

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Founders:

Tobias Martens
Sven Krueger

zeroone.ai inc.

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

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Founders:

Sanghoon Lee
Junho Song

Élite Neurokinetix Inc.

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Founders:

Vincent DiStefano
Michael Tola Denis
Pamela Champagne

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