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

India-based financial app Paytm finds success in Canada with innovation lab

Its brand new office space may be simple but the problems being solved at Paytm Labs, are anything but; the Toronto office for the Indian-based payments app is in charge of making sure the app works perfectly

Published on: January 18th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Quickbooks announces updates to help small businesses with cash flow

Being an entrepreneur isn't easy, as co-owner of Tool Shed Brewing Company Graham Sherman put it to the audience at Quickbooks Connect conference, he would often found himself "crying into my pillow at

Published on: December 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Google launches ‘Google Guaranteed’ businesses in Toronto and Vancouver

Today, Google is looking to give small businesses in Toronto and Vancouver a new way to reach local customers with its money-back, 'Google Guaranteed' ads platform. Local Services is a new type of Google ad,

Published on: December 4th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

E-parking service now available at Toronto Pearson Airport

A Chicago-based e-parking platform has officially launched in Canada and as of today is offering its services to travellers looking to pre-book parking spaces at Toronto Pearson International. ParkWhiz is a mobile parking

Published on: November 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Accenture launches innovation hub in Toronto, creating 800 jobs

Accenture has officially launched its new Canadian Innovation Hub in Toronto, with plans to create 800 new high skill jobs by the end of 2020. Mayor John Tory, and Todd Smith, Ontario Minister

Published on: November 27th, 2018 Meagan Simpson