Collision is back in Toronto for another year. The scale of this event is absolutely insane as it’s one of the largest tech conferences in the world. There are 1,500+ startups to check out. The city is buzzing with many tech startups and companies at this event. Startups face a radically different conditions today, as the focus is more on sustainability and profitability.
Here are the hottest tech companies you should check out at Collision along with the complete list below:
Founded by Adham El-Khadem, Venu.ai is the ultimate platform to bring people together to meet, celebrate or create. They make it easier than ever tofind, compare and book any event space on-the go. Venu is rapidly expanding in North America.
How many times did you do a take out this week? Chances are that food container ended up the landfill. This is a massive problem in the restaurant industry. Suppli is a circular supply chain platform for reusable food containers. Suppli’s software connects restaurants, food delivery apps, caterers and consumers to enable full-circle reusable food packaging. The company has just announced a massive partnership with Uber Eats.
Finding the right expert at the right can be a challenge for small business. Cansulta‘s mission is to help small businesses get the right expertise and scale exponentially.
20. Wilma Technologies
Wilma Technologies is Canada’s first ride-hailing membership service for women and gender-diverse folks, designed with your safety in mind. Wilma initially launched in London, Ontario and has expanded beyond the GTA due to rise in demand.
NeuraVue is bringing innovation and effectiveness to the video surveillance industry. It is a mobile app system that uses AI and Machine learning to detect various cases including Physical Abuse/Self-harm, sexual harassment, human behavior analysis, and fall detection.
Additional) Canada Mentors
Canada Mentors is another fast rising startup from Toronto. It’s a tight-knit team of tech entrepreneurs, recruiters, and mentors committed to solving the talent shortage in Software Engineering, IT, and Finance for fast-growing North American companies.
Souqh is Canada’s real estate services and home improvement marketplace. It’s simplifying the entirehome ownership journey – in one digital platform. The company had a great traction in short period of time and recently graudated from DMZ tech incubator. Check out the full interview with the founder on how they got started.
A platform that can actually help your company build a better culture? Look no further as Tenure is here. Tenure is an AI-powered employee rewards, recognition, and savings platform that improve company culture and drives new business. The company is currently working closely with both SMEs and enterprise clients.
Unwrapit is a more sustainable corporate gifting at scale. You can create create extraordinary, inspiring, and original gift experiences without the waste of swag and other promotional goods. The company is growing rapidly with some recent key hires in the sales team
HealthPass is such a unique platform for travellers. Health pass connects patients seeking elective care with providers around the world, while ensuring anaffordable, safe and smooth experience for all.
Spruce is building the worlds first AI-driven 409a valuation company to help companies fairly assess stock based compensation 10x faster and for a fraction of the price. Spruce recently presented at the prestigious demo day with Intuit Prosperity Accelerator for startups.
Synctera is a Banking as a Service platform has everything you need to build, launch, and scale embedded banking and FinTech products. Synctera has raised an impressive total of $60.4M in funding up to this date to continue to innovate in the fintech space.
Compensation in the HR space has been truly lagging in terms of innovation. Legacy HR tech software is clunky and beyond the excel spreadsheet for compensation there hasn’t been much done. Barley is changing the game in this space. It’s a compensation management software that’s fast, transparent, and unified. Barley helpscompanies make better pay decisions every day by combining pay bands, compensation reviews, payequity, and candidate benchmarking into one single easy-to-use platform. Barley has recently raised $4 million seed round to scale.
RealSage is a data intelligence platform that enables multi-family asset owners and operators to makebetter decisions using AI. RealSage has recently raised $1.6 million.
Interesting in starting your own makeup or skincare? Blanka helps anyone start a makeup or skincare line in under 5 minutes. You can literally choose from hundreds of high-quality cruelty-free beauty and skincare products to personalize and dropship online. The company has been on a rapid rise as more people tune into starting their own line of product.
Almost every startup founder can relate to the challenges of finding technical talent. VanHack is a network of the world’s top software engineering, design, and digital marketing talent –available on demand to relocate to help companies grow. With over 370,000+ members from 100+countries, VanHack is the largest workforce that is ready to relocate in the world.
Biiibo is an on-demand supplier of building materials. revolutionizing the construction industry bystreamlining the purchase and delivery of supplies. Their mission is to ensure projects are completed ontime & under budget.
7. MedMe Health
MedMe Health is a Y Combinator startup. MedMe is building the operating system for the pharmacies of the future, powering their transformationfrom dispensaries to community healthcare hubs. They have raised over $3.7M USD to date including from M12 (Microsoft’s Venture Fund), MaRS IAF, and Y-Combinator.
6. Truly Financial
Banking friendly services for startups? This is unheard of especially in Canada as banking is a big problem for new companies. Truly Financial is about to change the game in this space. Truly Financial is the everyday business banking built for small business, globally. Truly Financial offers US and Canadian checking accounts, Global EUR and GBP accounts, and Visa cards for team members in any country. Truly Financial had a great marketing strategy with these taxi bikes which helped founders go around the event for free.
What’s holding your company from scaling up? Nine out of ten times the answer is talent. HiredHippo has built the ultimate for high-potential go-to-market candidates and vetted companies in Canada. The company has an impressive roster of clients both in Canada and USA including Black and Decker, Railz, and many more.
Perch is a digital mortgage broker helping you build wealth through real estate. Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or real estate investor, you can buy sooner and save money with Perch. The copmany has raised a total funding of $5.8 million to this date.
Part3 is one of the fastest growing companies from Toronto in the construction space. Part3 changes the way construction teams work, for the better. It simplifies Construction Administration by bringing consultants, owners and contractors together,and providing the tools that enable teams, and the insights that inform business decisions. Keep an eye out on this startup as they had a significant traction!
2. Crux OCM
Oil and gas market size estimate is $800.7 billion. This next company is making some big moves in this space. Crux OCM is a tech startup in the oil and gas industry. As their site describes it, “CruxOCM enables the autonomous control rooms of tomorrow, working alongside control room operators within the safety constraints of today.”
You have probably seen the news for home renovation projects, as there are lot of scams. Often times, it’s tedious for home owners to find reliable and high-quality services providers. Bidmiistreamlines the process of bidding and paying for home improvement jobs, making life easier forboth homeowners and contractors. The whole home improvement market is a whopping $324.8 billion. This is a massive opportunity for Bidmii as it continues to innovates in this space. The company recently graduated from the prestigious Google for Canada Startups accelerator.
Looking for more startups? Check out the complete list below as there 1,500 companies right here.
An AI-powered loan origination and decisioning software that can collect, analyze, underwrite, and monitor small business data – taking the due diligence period down from weeks to minutes and removing any lender bias.
Canada's leading peer to peer lending platform, goPeer connects creditworthy Canadians looking for a loan with everyday Canadians looking to invest. What sets us apart is how we connect borrowers and investors, providing low-interest loans to borrowers while generating interest for investors from excess capital.
Vendry helps growing teams find the best agencies for their needs. Our team of experts conduct thorough, vetted searches to ensure that our clients are matched with the right agencies for their specific requirements.
Buy-Now-Pay-Later & Checkout for B2B transactions focusing on construction space. NetNow provides 3 critical features that makes them stand out from competition: invoice factoring, embedded checkout and installments.
Parachute is set out to change a person's life with just one loan. Parachute helps consumers get control of their debt, increase financial literacy, build emergency savings & change behaviour to deliver sustainable financial wellness.