Articles By StartUpToronto

Sensibill ushers in a new era of digital receipts

Through its mobile banking app, Sensibill helps users, many of them entrepreneurs or self-employed, manage their deluges of receipts and confusing Excel files. Let's say you're a freelancer or entrepreneur and you collate

Published on: March 20th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Monkey Jabber’s wearable device helps family and caregivers stay connected to the elderly

The GPS-enabled NurtureWatch has become the flagship product for Monkey Jabber, a Toronto startup with the goal of providing peace of mind to those with elderly family members. Jacob Moshinsky is aware of

Published on: March 17th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Looka looks beyond the logo to make design accessible for brands

Rebranding from Logojoy to Looka, this Toronto startup has expanded its product offerings to give companies the ability to design their own logo, social media assets, and business cards. “I get excited by

Published on: March 12th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Business is all games for Schulich undergrad’s Novaly Studios

Some of the most popular video games are played on a platform called Roblox. Max Vivier, one of those players, saw a chance to create content too. The Schulich School of Business student

Published on: March 9th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Meet Drew Green, CEO of Indochino and a perpetual entrepreneur

Launching his first company while at York University lit a spark for Drew Green, CEO of Indochino. He’s since built a string of startups from scratch to exit while supporting others as a

Published on: March 6th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Chit Chat’s arrival from accidental business to small biz shipping mastermind

After grappling with the high cost of sending products to the U.S., Derek Nolan launched Chit Chats, a shipping and logistics company that helps small businesses sell to consumers all over the world.

Published on: March 3rd, 2020 StartUpToronto

Pantonium uses AI to make transit more rider-centric

Pantonium's EverRun software allows transit riders to suggest pick up and drop off times and wait for AI to find an efficient route to get them where they need to go in the

Published on: February 27th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Turn government paperwork into efficient workflows – here’s the proof

For input, reviews and approvals on anything, governments use massive amounts of paper. Proof is helping government clients to digitize these processes. That saves time and money. The resulting data offers insight into

Published on: February 20th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Highmark interactive’s EQ uses games to diagnose brain trauma

As society grapples with the questions surrounding the lasting effects of concussions, Toronto startup Highmark Interactive has developed a tool for diagnosing changes in the brain’s equilibrium at the point of collision. Dr.

Published on: December 4th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Using AI, Chatter Research gets real-time customer insights

Traditional customer surveys can be annoying and limiting – if they’re completed at all. Chatter Research uses AI to have text-based conversations with customers of leading retailers. The instant and rich insight gleaned

Published on: December 4th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Restaurants gain Node to reach social media influencers

Restaurants want to reach the audiences of Instagram influencers, and those influencers want to push interesting content. Armin Faraji came up with a digital marketplace called Node to bring them together. Restaurants feed

Published on: December 2nd, 2019 StartUpToronto

If you’re looking for a parking spot, just honk

A ticket got Michael Back thinking about easier ways to pay for parking. His company, Honk, is now North America’s leading provider of on-demand mobile payments and advance reservations for parking. Drivers can

Published on: November 27th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Grading platform passes the test

Technology has transformed education in many areas – but not in the manual process of grading papers. Crowdmark is changing that, to not only speed things up and do away with drudgery, but

Published on: November 25th, 2019 StartUpToronto

A league of their own

A lot of companies and their employees are dissatisfied with their health benefits program. Mike Serbinis is changing that with his company, League. It’s a digital benefits platform that empowers employees, saves employers

Published on: November 21st, 2019 StartUpToronto

Building a better drone for a “workforce in the sky”

Today’s drones are highly mobile but lack the precision to perform contact inspections. Nikita Iliushkin’s firm, VPT, has come up with a unique rotor design that could lead to what he calls “a

Published on: November 19th, 2019 StartUpToronto