FOOi: the tipping point in cashless transactions in Canada

Transitioning to the cashless society just got easier with FOOi, a digital wallet that enables Canadians to make instant peer-to-peer and peer-to-business payments. And it all began with a conversation about tipping.  

Published on: May 1st, 2020 StartUpToronto

Helping businesses find their ‘Fortay’

For Marlina Kinnersley the #metoo movement couldn’t have come at a better time. For Marlina Kinnersley the #metoo movement couldn’t have come at a better time. Though much has made about issues such

Published on: April 29th, 2020 StartUpToronto

ThinkOn aims to protect and vault your data

As a wholesale provider of storage, compute and networking resources, ThinkOn's mission is to secure a company's data and can even help businesses who need to recover lost data.   When the founder

Published on: April 27th, 2020 StartUpToronto

ChargeLab’s zero billion dollar industry bet

Inspired by his time in The Next 36, Zachary Lefevre’s startup ChargeLab is answering questions about the future of electric vehicle charging infrastructure that we’re only just starting to get serious about asking.

Published on: April 25th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Feedback leverages technology to take a bite out of food waste

Every day thousands of restaurants in Toronto send leftover ingredients to landfills. Toronto Startup Feedback is hoping to change that by offering an online marketplace for Toronto restaurants to use up those ingredients

Published on: April 24th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Recycl3d’s plastic bottle-derived filaments stretch the limit of waste as a resource

Recycl3d has developed a way to turn used plastic bottles into filaments for 3D printing that can be used to create prosthetic limbs, conducive coral reefs, and solar panels – all for the

Published on: April 16th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Pitstop’s data-driven approach to predictive maintenance

Through clever use of big data and diagnostic sensors in vehicles, Toronto-based startup Pitstop is helping to reduce emissions by ensuring automobiles are maintained in real-time.   Growing up amongst the technicians at

Published on: April 14th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Genecis reprograms bacteria to make better bioplastics

As consumers push-back against single-use, disposable products, scientists are looking at new ways to produce plastics. Genecis has designed a scalable way to genetically engineer bacteria to turn food waste into better bioplastics.

Published on: April 9th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Click Payments mobile app emphasizes security, privacy and practicality

The cofounders of Click Payments processing platform aim to simplify and lower transaction fees while growing the digital economy.   Zavosh Zaboliyan is excited to be one of the Canadian delegates attending the G20

Published on: April 6th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Pantonium is innovating public transportation with its on-demand transit technology

Toronto-based optimization company Pantonium has developed EverRun, an on-demand transit technology that uses automated algorithms to determine efficient transit routes to meet rider demand In September 2018, the night bus service in Belleville,

Published on: April 1st, 2020 StartUpToronto

Bitbuy gets Canadians into cryptocurrency

With an emphasis on education, Bitbuy.ca has spent the past few years helping Canadians invest in the growing global cryptocurrency community. Now, its founders are sharing their expertise with other blockchain and cryptocurrency

Published on: March 31st, 2020 StartUpToronto

Bitcoin Bay’s post-work meet-ups helped give birth to the blockchain community

Before cryptocurrency went gangbusters and Toronto became widely recognized for its expertise surrounding blockchain, the technology underpinning cryptocurrencies, innovators and technologists would meet in the city's pubs at Bitcoin Bay's after work meet-ups

Published on: March 27th, 2020 StartUpToronto

How CryptoChicks is empowering women in blockchain and AI

CryptoChicks founded in Toronto in 2017 with the goal of bringing women into the world of blockchain and AI through hackathons, workshops and educational conferences. Since then, it has expanded to countries all

Published on: March 25th, 2020 StartUpToronto

WeWork announces partnership with the cities of Kitchener, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Waterloo

Startup Passport will support local entrepreneurs by providing a home at all WeWork locations.   Today at the Toronto Montreal Eco-System Summit, WeWork announced a partnership between the cities of Kitchener, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Waterloo and

Published on: March 23rd, 2020 StartUpToronto