December 2016 Cohort


Calgary, AB

Aimsio offers powerful mobile capabilities and field-focused functionality that is fully configurable for any business wanting to enhance the efficiency of their operations.


Toronto, ON

AlayaCare is comprehensive cloud solution for home healthcare providers. We enable a data-driven homecare delivery model that is a combination of well orchestrated in-home nursing, therapy, and personal support visits delivered alongside remote patient monitoring and virtual e-visits.


Toronto, ON

Blue J Legal's technology allows users to get an immediate and accurate sense of how a judge would decide in novel situations. The company was founded in early 2015 by an enterprise software architect and three professors from the University of Toronto. The company’s technology uses AI and machine learning to see through the fog of the law, rendering clear and unambiguous advice when professionals would typically offer advice in the form of “on the one hand, on the other hand.” While the company is beginning with tax law, the technology is versatile and can be extended to cover other areas of law, in the US, Canada and around the world. The Blue J Legal system situates client fact situations amongst thousands of existing precedents from the courts, transforming research that used to take hours into minutes, with accuracy rates well into the 90%+ range. The company is currently piloting its software with three of the Big Four accounting firms and several large law firms.


Montreal, QC

ChallengeU is a Montreal-based Edtech startup specialized in mobile social learning. Our adaptive m-learning platform currently counts over 157 000 students and teachers. Our primary focus is enabling school districts to increase their enrollment and graduation rates of high school dropouts. Our USP is simple “complete high school with your mobile”! Why? Because increasing graduation rates will provide better job opportunities for young adults—and ultimately improve everyone’s quality of life.


Montreal, QC

Dozr is an online heavy equipment rental marketplace. Dozr's marketplace gives businesses a competitive edge by reducing equipment costs and saving them time and money. Using Dozr's platform equipment owners can generate new revenue by renting their idle equipment directly to their peers. Equipment rentals on Dozr's platform are often 40% less than retail rates, creating a win-win for everyone. Not only that, Dozr is the only marketplace of it’s kind to include insurance coverage during the rental period, ensuring that our owner’s equipment is always protected.


Fredericton, NB

Eigen is a software company that provides solutions that iteratively and continuously solve inefficiency problems to unlock value in the manufacturing process. Our customers benefit from real-time quality control that maximizes defect avoidance with a patented artificial intelligence (AI) platform that lets engineers solve persistent quality problems in a cumulative and permanent way. We do this by collecting and analyzing data directly from machine sensors, cameras, and quality testing equipment, and augment that data through a user interface for engineers to monitor and improve the real-time in-process quality control. Where most quality control solutions focus on a narrow part of the production process, Eigen’s unique approach monitors the end-to-end operation continually looking for efficiency gains to implement.


Toronto, ON

FlashStock is a leading Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) provider of customized visual content on demand for the biggest brands globally. The company’s global network of social-savvy and creative content contributors deliver original, exclusive on-brand and on-brief photos and videos for marketing at scale. Over two hundred of the world’s leading brands, including 7 out of the top 10 global advertisers use FlashStock to create thousands of engaging photos or videos loved by millions of consumers.


Toronto, ON

Foursixty is a Toronto based social commerce platform that enables eCommerce merchants to create shoppable Instagram experiences for their online stores. We are the global leader in shoppable Instagram technology and our software helps over 2,000 international brands and bloggers better monetize both their brand and user-generated Instagram content. Some of our clients include the Kardashians, Billabong, Frankie’s Bikinis, Oliver Peoples and many more iconic and influential brands.


Montreal, QC

GradeSlam improves student retention and success by providing institutions with actionable insights generated through chat-based tutoring.


Toronto, ON

Hubdoc helps automate accounting and bookkeeping. Our software auto-fetches key financial documents, seamlessly syncs them with your accounting & helps audit-proof your business. With Hubdoc, your business (and you!) can say goodbye to chasing documents and data entry and say hello to increased productivity and automation.


Toronto, ON

Ideal builds software that Talent Acquisition loves. Ideal uses artificial intelligence to help make precise and efficient high-volume hiring decisions. Companies use Ideal’s Intelligent Screening technology to sift through the resume noise and instantly identify who to interview. Based in Toronto, Ideal has operations across North America.


Vancouver, BC

The team at INSTANT believes that employees need more control over their cash flow and we quickly discovered that most employers agree. So we asked ourselves a simple question: If someone was going to reinvent payday what would it look like? Our answer is INSTANT.


Toronto, ON

Jiffy is on a mission to make home maintenance easy, convenient, and reliable with 20+ services and hundreds of pre-vetted, highly rated pros. Instead of spending hours researching, reading reviews and co-ordinating with trades, homeowners using Jiffy simply select the service they require and Jiffy takes care of the rest. Only a suppliers-pick marketplace like Jiffy can remove these pain points for homeowners and efficiently provide liquidity to the home maintenance and repair market.


Toronto, ON

Mavencare is a technology-enabled home health company dedicated to supporting seniors and their families to promote aging in place. Our proprietary technology optimizes caregiver vetting and hiring, matches clients with caregivers, collects community-based data, and serves as a communication hub among stakeholders. At Mavencare we are re-imagining what it means to be cared for at home. Our technology-enabled caregivers, integration of quality metrics, and clinical accountability are just the beginning!


Ottawa, ON

MindBridge combines data science with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to enable organizations to protect themselves against fraud committed by employees. The platform applies converged analytics to detect and associate anomalies and suspicious patterns based on human activities. By applying smart data science algorithms to any data, MindBridge generates actionable insights through an interactive interface that anyone can use. The MindBridge application has been tested by leading organizations and can detect fraud cases that current incumbent systems cannot.


Toronto, ON

Nudge Rewards helps global brands mobilize frontline teams to consistently achieve their potential. Communicating with a large and decentralized workforce is nearly impossible, and as a result, driving consistent and exceptional performance with your customer facing team is a critical challenge. The Nudge Team Performance Platform harnesses the power of smartphones, rewards and enterprise analytics to guide, measure, educate and ultimately reward employees for exceptional performance around any KPI.


Vancouver, BC

Pressboard is a story marketplace. Brands leverage Pressboard to create and publish content with the world's greatest media publishers.


Toronto, ON

The Sampler Exchange helps consumer packaged good brands like Kraft-Heinz and L'Oreal distribute product samples to hyper-targeted audiences at a predictable cost per sample. By helping online communities monetize product sampling, Sampler enables brands to reach more niche audiences and to continue the conversation with consumers past the initial trial. The concept founded in Toronto, Canada has won multiple awards including recognition as part of the Unilever Foundry 50 and Mondelez Shopper Futures.


Ottawa, ON

SOLINK empowers brick and mortar businesses to use data to reinvent their entire operations. What differentiates us from other data-analytics software companies is that we’ve successfully made surveillance video a source of insight. We focus on security applications that combat fraud proactively. In the future, we see every department using video to make data-driven decisions: marketing, operations, even HR.


Kitchener, ON

Sweet Tooth allows eCommerce & multi-channel retailers to build stunning loyalty programs to retain and engage their customers.


Toronto, ON

tealbook is the comprehensive, next-generation supplier knowledge platform. tealbook helps companies instantly access and share trusted supplier intelligence to significantly reduce the time and effort of supplier discovery and exponentially increase the scale and productivity of procurement teams. tealbook also helps improve collaboration with internal partners. With tealbook, supplier connections and intelligence are centralized and combined with aggregate endorsements from industry peers and data from Dun & Bradstreet’s common language taxonomy. Suppliers can easily self-update profiles with news, blog/web content and social media activity, providing companies with a valuable, first-hand perspective. For trusted intelligence, instant supplier identification, and elevated industry knowledge, tealbook is your solution.


Ottawa, ON

Zighra's adaptive mobile behavioral biometrics and bot detection solutions provide convenient, continuous, confirmation of user and device identity. Zighra invisibly protects systems from login to logout by detecting unusual sensorial behavior of users who are otherwise legitimate and approved. It's products combine AI, machine learning, and behavioural analytics to help organizations fight fraud.