For better mental health, digital psychology eases access

An estimated 2 of 3 Canadians with mental health issues don’t seek professional help. Sam Duboc of MindBeacon Group found a way to remove cost and access barriers, delivering cognitive behavioural therapy via

Published on: November 19th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Fashion e-tailers go wild for conservation causes

Cory Yefet and Kelly Saltzman say consumers can look good, feel good and do good too. Their clothing company, Awoke N’ Aware, features environmentally-friendly apparel, with profits supporting wildlife causes. You can look

Published on: November 14th, 2019 StartUpToronto

How Ron Glozman turned a university AI experiment into an insurance industry disruptor

Ron Glozman was only trying to use his machine learning skillset to cut class and still get grades. Instead, he laid the foundation for Chisel AI, an innovator in machine learning solutions for

Published on: November 12th, 2019 StartUpToronto

CoinSmart and Needls co-founder thrives on treading into new frontiers

Justin Hartzman has been building successful startups alongside his best friends Jeremy Koven and Michael Koral for a decade and a half. The key to their success: see where the market is going

Published on: November 7th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Model Living takes the hassle out of furnishing contemporary urban dwellings

Model Living’s newly-launched furniture subscription service enables urbanites to effortlessly renew, swap, buy or return furniture at anytime Landing an interview with Luciano D'Angelo, co-founder of the Toronto-based startup Model Living wasn’t easy. D’Angelo’s incredibly

Published on: November 4th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Voiceflow’s eloquent solution for talking to technology

As Canadians increasingly invest in home systems like Alexa and Google home, there’s likely to be an upsurge in voice interface apps. Voiceflow has built technology for anyone to create and design their

Published on: October 31st, 2019 StartUpToronto

Creation Crate aims to change the way we learn

Uninspired by the current approach to learning, Creation Crate founder Chris Gatbonton devised a new way of connecting with science, technology, engineering and mathematics through DIY electronics projects. Chris Gatbonton never really connected

Published on: October 29th, 2019 StartUpToronto

iLobby’s white glove approach to visitor management

Two years ago iLobby was a shell of a company, today the Toronto startup is a global company with its visitor management systems and tools in nearly 50 countries boasting clients like Pepsi,

Published on: October 24th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Microsoft lends the OneEleven scaleup community a helping hand

Microsoft for Startups initiative has a new addition: the Canadian-born OneEleven scaleup community. The Microsoft for Startup program aims to inject $500 million into startups that are struggling to take off. By enrolling

Published on: September 4th, 2019 Tom Li

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