Inside the Ontario company aiming to simplify the mortgage process

The startup Moregidge, which found a home at York University's YSpace, seeks to digitally connect mortgage brokers with those on their path to the home-buying journey. Founded in February 2018, Markham-based Moregidge is laser-focused on

Published on: March 15th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Flexday aims to solve the commute by bringing the workplace closer to home

Serial entrepreneur and transportation problem solver Justin Raymond’s latest project Flexday looks to revolutionize the commute by keeping workers closer to home. The project, which turns restaurants into fully-outfitted co-working space during the

Published on: March 12th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Bgon Gives students a school-specific marketplace for buying and selling their stuff

Convinced that colleges and universities could benefit from their own digital marketplace for students to sell things like textbooks and furniture, Mackenzie Scott launched bgon. Two years later, the app is gaining momentum

Published on: March 7th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Vama Innovation’s Dock Me Gets Household Gadgets Charging in One Place

What started as a home solution for charging gadgets two years ago has spiraled into Dock Me, the flagship charging station for Vama Innovation. But the journey for the first time inventors and

Published on: March 4th, 2019 StartUpToronto

How Smart Cocoon Seeks to Improve the Climate in Your Home

The Ontario company's smart climate system wants to give homeowners complete control over their home's airflow, which can also save them as much as 15% on their energy bills. A common problem for

Published on: February 28th, 2019 StartUpToronto

For Special Party Moments, Make a Wish Me

With her new app, Bhavna Sehgal is helping people to capture, amplify and preserve the special moments from celebrations - "a virtual shoebox of memories". Parties and other gift-giving occasions have always mattered

Published on: February 25th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Mobile App Phyxable Wants to Level-Up Physio Treatment

Jimmy Feng's Phyxable is a self-help video platform to help fix and prevent injuries but how will it compete with the popular in-person physiotherapy sessions people often gravitate toward? Cathy suffered from low

Published on: February 22nd, 2019 StartUpToronto

Toronto startup transforms governments with blockchain

After reading the white paper on bitcoin a number of years ago, serial entrepreneur and engineer Chami Akmeemana became convinced it had the potential to disrupt the way corporations, governments and regulators operate.

Published on: February 16th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Odyssey3D Brings Open Houses to the Virtual Environment

Inspired by the disconnect between the way properties were displayed in photos online and how they looked in person, Jimmy Chan founded Odyssey3D, a startup which works with emerging technologies like virtual reality

Published on: February 13th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Babylon VR Wants to Bring DIY Virtual Reality to Everyone

While the Markham startup has been working with clients to help them create VR experiences, Babylon VR hopes to launch software this year to allow anyone to create their own VR and augmented-reality

Published on: February 11th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Founder Sana Salam on building her Canadian tech businesses from scratch

A Toronto-based software company has found success using the SAP Cloud Platform, even being named one of SAP’s top partners of the year all led by founder and president Sana Salam. Sodales Solutions,

Published on: September 20th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Leaders in Davos stress diversity and inclusion of women in tech

There was a reoccuring discussion amidst all the talk about world economies and the future impact of tech on society at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos: Inequality between men and women.

Published on: January 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

Toronto startup targets medical marijuana with smart device

The legalization of marijuana in Canada is imminent, and Toronto-based startup Resolve Digital Health hopes it is uniquely positioned to take advantage of it with its smart medical device system. Dubbed Breeze, the

Published on: January 25th, 2018 Alex Radu

Startups still largely occupied by men, report finds

Not much has changed in the past three years when it comes to diversity among startups in the U.S., as men continue to dominate the landscape. Based on 869 responses, San Francisco-based First

Published on: December 13th, 2017 Alex Coop