Venture Directory

7square

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Hisham Hawara
Aakarsh Shekhar

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

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

Airudi

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Amanda Arciero
Pape Wade

Altius Analytics Labs Inc.

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Founders:

Abdelhamid El Bably
Benjamin Lee

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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Founders:

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

Aya Payments Inc.

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

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Founders:

Chanddeep Madaan

B2B Quotes

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Founders:

Alexandre Vanier
Mathieu Plante

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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Founders:

Kathleen Chan
Nathan Tran Trinh

BioBenchAI

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Muhammad Sohail

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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Founders:

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

Founders:

Francesco Virga
Sean Monteiro

Brainalytics

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Matthieu Darracq

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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Founders:

James Rockwood

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

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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Founders:

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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Founders:

Patrice David Saha
Min Zou
Louis Dominique Vainqueur

CybernetIQ

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

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Founders:

Joseph Cummins

DEFINITECHS

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Founders:

Amin Zavieh

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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Founders:

Mina Kaviani
Mostafa Nategh
Shraddha Dubey

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

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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Founders:

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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Founders:

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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Founders:

Marissa Vettoretti
Daniel Moll

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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Founders:

Kristi Soomer

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

ExtergyAI

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Founders:

Zahra Yousefli
Amir Sharif

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

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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Founders:

Michael Van

GRAD4

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Founders:

Felix Belisle
Yacine Mahdid

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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Founders:

Anik Seth

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

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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Founders:

Jesse Abrams

HookMotion

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Founders:

Matthieu Clas
Samy Zarour
Dominic Morin-Proulx

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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Founders:

Kristy Ehman

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

Kabo Fresh Dog Food

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

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Founders:

Vino Jeyapalan

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

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

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

LinguAI

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Founders:

Selcuk Guven

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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Founders:

Katrina Albert
Vincent Lachance

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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Founders:

Mohamad Sawwaf

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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Founders:

Alan Smithson

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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Founders:

Damian Tran
Jennifer Arnold

Mixonset

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Founders:

Boris But
Zeyu Li

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

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

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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Pavel Bordioug

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

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

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

PilotPlans

Pilot helps people live happier lives through shared experiences. Our social travel planner helps you build itineraries for trips you want to take by yourself or with a group.

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Next 36, 2020

Founders:

Connor Wilson

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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Founders:

Pieter Luitjens
Patricia Thaine

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

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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Founders:

Ashkan Beigi

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

Ribbit

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

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Founders:

Carl Pigeon

Sensequake

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Founders:

Farshad Mirshafiei
Mehrdad MirShafiei

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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Founders:

Pooya Saberi
Roozbeh Safavieh

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

Simmunome

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Founders:

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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Founders:

Viler Lika

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

Founders:

Ian Saunders

Sparkbay Technologies

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Founders:

Jean-Christophe Roy
Julien Roy
Steven Fandroana

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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Founders:

Mark Elias

Stockholm Syndrome.AI

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Founders:

Stéphanie Bouchard

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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Founders:

Rashmi Bhambhani
Siddharth Bhambhani

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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Founders:

Karen Wong

Tastet

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Founders:

Olivier Tastet
Elise Tastet

Tooly.ai

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Founders:

Olivier Brassard
Mathieu Gratton Leclaire
Benjamin Marquis

Tote

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Founders:

Chad Sarrouf
Ege Karabuk

VitalTracer Ltd

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Founders:

Azadeh Dastmalchi
Zahra Zangenehmadar

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

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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Founders:

Mikayla Wujec

iagree AI

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Founders:

Charles Lesieur

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

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

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

Élite Neurokinetix Inc.

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Founders:

Vincent DiStefano
Michael Tola Denis
Pamela Champagne

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