Venture Directory

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)

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

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)

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

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

GridCure

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

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Next 36, 2014

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Tagg Jefferson
Albert Hu

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

Nymi

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

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Karl Martin
Foteini Agrafioti

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

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

QEYnet

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

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Jennifer Elliott

Qoints

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

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Cory Rosenfield

Refinery Labs

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

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Davie Lee (Next Founders, 2019)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

VoiceHero

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

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B2C

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Next 36, 2018

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Joseph Truong
Jacob Chan

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

neuralIR

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

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Dan Yang

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