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

Tech companies need to allow remote work to compete in global tech landscape, says Hired CEO

As Toronto grows in the global tech landscape, tech companies will need to start allowing for more remote work opportunities, as location was found to be an important factor for tech workers in

Published on: September 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Lyft teams up with police in Toronto and Ottawa to reward sober drivers

With the long weekend upon us, the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police has teamed up with Lyft Inc. to encourage sober driving. Starting on May 13, uniformed officers in Toronto and Ottawa

Published on: May 17th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Shopify opens its third office in Toronto

Shopify Inc. is expanding its presence in Toronto, opening up a new office today at 620 King Street West as part of its plan to double its workforce in the city. This will

Published on: May 16th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Cyberport: Inside Hong Kong’s unicorn factory

Pierre Mouette is a two-time entrepreneur that was born in Paris, met the co-founder of his current firm in Hong Kong, and is looking to get his line of smart sportswear manufactured in

Published on: April 23rd, 2019 Brian Jackson

University of Toronto to build new AI innovation centre with $100 million ‘largest donation ever’

Philanthropists Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman have made a $100 million donation to the University of Toronto to build a new Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre to advance disruptive technologies, the university says. “This

Published on: March 25th, 2019 Brian Jackson

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