Venture Directory

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

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

MOOP

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

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B2C

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Martin Ochwat (Next 36, 2014)

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

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

Nudnik

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

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Lindsay Lorusso

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

Founders:

Visha Vijayanand

Rockwell Razors

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

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Gareth Everard

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

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

Founders:

Emily Bland

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

VOLTFUSE

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

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Alex Henniffent (Next 36, 2019)

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

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

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

Founders:

Paul Shenouda

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

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

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

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