Venture Directory

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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Next 36, 2016

Founders:

Leah Davidson
Maayan Ziv

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)

Babbly

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

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Shane Saunderson
Maryam Nabavi

Betterbooks

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

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Next 36, 2019

Founders:

Shawn Moss
Liam Herbst

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

Founders:

Anna Hu
Sami Dalati

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

Founders:

Cory Blumenfeld
Zack Fisch-Rothbart

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

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

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

FYT

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

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Next 36, 2019

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Carter Sprigings
Edgar Brown

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

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

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

Mistplay

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

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Henri-Charles Machalani

Mogile Technologies

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

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Olivier Proulx

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

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

Penyo Pal

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

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Next 36, 2012

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Rafal Dittwald
Jane Wu
Jessica Fan
Ryan Wagner

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

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

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

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

Founders:

Alex Hong

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

Shakepay

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

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Jean Amiouny (Next 36, 2013)

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

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

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

Founders:

Matthew Mazzuca

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

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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Next 36, 2019

Founders:

PJ Grant
Ahmed Dauda

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

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