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Explore the journeys of entrepreneurs that have masterfully leveraged the Start-up Visa program to transform their dreams into resounding achievements.


Cognorehab Ltd.

One Line Pitch: Innovative, patented educational device for blind and visually impaired children.
Business Summary: A playground designed for indoor spaces, leveraging traditional playground design with advanced research and technologies designed to teach 20 prepositions of direction and movement to blind or low-vision children.
Sector: Education, Technology


One Line Pitch: Enabling people to confidently color their hair at home, saving time, money and effort.
Business Summary: ColorFluent is developing an Al-based smart hair dyeing device to help women who regularly dye their hair to easily perform dyeing proceess smartly and in a healthy manner. Taking advantage of Near Infrared (NIR) and deep learning technologies, ColorFluent will result in leading customers to save lots of time, money, and effort.
Sector: Fashion, Information Technology

Coltiva Technologies Inc

One Line Pitch: Coltiva is a clean and green solution that provides an innovative and technological solution to pest control management for farmers.
Business Summary: Coltiva is a clean green solution that provides an innovative and technological solution to pest control management for farmers. Coltiva functions by placing the modules o cover the affected area. The modules are integrated with a solar panel, nano detection and biosensors, an ultrasonic high-frequency system, and a spray that will release biodegradable nanocapsules into the crops and farmland. Their modules have a wireless capability to send real-time data to our Coltiva app. The Coltiva app is available on iOS and Android tablets and devices to help farmers better understand and look at the pests present on their farms and their deterrent.
Sector: Agriculture, Communications Technology, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: Provides senior citizens with an online environment for socialization and online classes.
Business Summary: Sales of health care and wellness-related products, online courses, leisure packages, medical travel packages, and advertising revenue.
Sector: Life Sciences

Consera Pharmaceuticals

One Line Pitch: Consera Pharmaceuticals is a developer and manufacturer of nutraceuticals and natural immune support supplements.
Business Summary: Consera Pharmaceuticals is a pharmaceutical company focused on the development of nutraceuticals which can be used to treat & prevent many chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, and arthritis thereby improving the lives of millions of people that are suffering from these chronic diseases. The company is focused on the development of products which can help strengthen immunity as people these days are fighting off different kinds of viruses and bacteria on a day-to-day basis. The developed nutraceuticals can also help boost immunity and more importantly prevent many chronic diseases.
Sector: Life Sciences


One Line Pitch: Sensor based cloud technology enables Consmart to optimize that concrete curing process through accurate monitoring and tracking of all variable changes.
Business Summary: With the use of software and sensors, Consmart has enabled the creation of a cloud-based service that monitors and tracks all variables during the concrete curing process. This process is usually lengthy and expensive. With Consmart, the web-based displayed information will enable users to gain insight on the status of their curing concrete. The software will also suggest possible courses of actions to users based on the current state of the concrete.
Sector: Communications Technology, Construction, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: Revolutionizing construction supply chains with a smart contract platform
Business Summary: Constchain is a smart contract platform for the construction supply chain that improves efficiency and transparency in material purchasing and labor management. It employs embedded blockchain for real-time data sharing, integrates with ERP systems, and uses customized NFTs to enhance material traceability, accountability, and fraud prevention.
Sector: Communications Technology, IT


One Line Pitch: ConstructESG is a blockchain-powered online platform that helps the construction industry ensure material quality, eco-friendliness, and governance compliance with the latest ESG reporting criteria.
Business Summary: ConstructESG is a blockchain-powered online platform designed to assist the construction industry in meeting ESG reporting criteria. With mandatory reporting approaching in Canada for Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria, ConstructESG fills the gap by providing a seamless solution for tracking and certifying material quality, eco-friendliness, and governance compliance. Leveraging blockchain technology and customizable project features based on founders’ industry experience, our platform offers transparency and accessibility, enabling construction companies to effortlessly comply with upcoming ESG regulations.
Sector: Construction, Technology


One Line Pitch: AI/ML platform that delivers streamlined project management, cost efficiency, and real-time analytics for contractors, builders, and developers
Business Summary: Constructify offers a cutting-edge construction management software platform that utilizes AI/ML to enhance project efficiency and reduce costs. With a wide range of features and functionalities, their platform empowers contractors, builders, and developers to make informed decisions and successfully deliver projects. Their team of experts, with extensive experience in construction and project management, is committed to providing innovative solutions that exceed client expectations.
Sector: Construction, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: A real-time software solution that analyzes data from video cameras to detect potential human risks in construction job sites.
Business Summary: Our product is a real-time surveillance system, which helps safety supervision by utilizing machine vision approaches to monitor labor safety in construction sites. By collecting and analyzing real-time data from video cameras, we detect potential human risks in the working environment. Moreover, for the areas not covered by cameras, the sensor-based system available on mobile phones can be used to detect incidents.
Sector: VSaaS


One Line Pitch: Innovative intelligent Marketplace Mobile App for hyperlocal business owners to list their business and provide service for neighborhoods.
Business Summary: Coodecs develops a Marketplace Mobile app, which will provide an online platform for hyperlocal Neighborhood shops and service providers to list their shop or service on the app. The app will have two kinds of subscriptions, basic and premium; the basic version will not have inventory and no delivery service, however users can chat or contact with vendors through the app and take orders, whereas in the premium version, the app will give inventory management and delivery options. This App will be like a virtual market of real world neighborhood markets, a single platform for users to buy groceries, order food, book dentist or barber appointments
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: Sleep monitoring app for recovering cardiac patients.
Business Summary: Cortuum is a software company specializing in sleep monitoring for post-operative cardiac patients. Our software uses computer vision to monitor patient movements during sleep, providing real-time alerts to prevent potential injury and enhance recovery outcomes. Additionally, users can schedule sleep periods, exercises, and medications, as well as upload their medical data to receive personalized advice.
Sector: Healthcare, Technology

COYAR Technology

One Line Pitch: Coyar Technology Inc. provides air quality and energy solutions for the post COVID era.
Business Summary: Air scrubbing & purification to improve the air quality in indoor public spaces.
Sector: AEC, Bioscience

CPRO Services

One Line Pitch: CPRO Services is a one stop shop to find professional services for today’s busy middle class.
Business Summary: CPRO Services is developing a flexible and AI-integrated online platform for on- demand professional services using automated processes and complete transparency to give best in class experience to its customers. The platform will solve major market-related problems by offering a dynamic pricing mechanism and skill matching options.
Sector: Information Technology

Crack Recognition Solution

One Line Pitch: Crack Recognition Solution analyzes different types of cracks on concrete structures using drone technology, image processing, artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Business Summary: The drones provide access to previously hard-to-reach areas during inspections and eliminate the time, costs, and risks associated with performing the task manually. Image pre-processing enhances the quality of our images. Our technology uses a neural network algorithm with a hidden layer to identify crack types. Our system evaluates the costs of repairing the cracks using machine learning.
Sector: Real Estate, SaaS

Creative Director

One Line Pitch: AI-powered video editing solution
Business Summary: CreativeDirector provides a two-part video editing solution, consisting of an automated tool for creating rough video cuts and a conversational editing system. In the prototype, users can access the home, project editing, export, and settings pages. The company also has plans to incorporate voice interaction and AI-powered video modifications.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology

Creative Planner

One Line Pitch: Creative Planner is a web & mobile-based app that addresses the pains and frustrations associated with event planning.
Business Summary: The smart app provides one platform for all stakeholders to review events, bids, and contracts effortlessly using a user-friendly and intuitive cloud-based tool. The Creative Planner platform also facilitates the planning, organizing, and managing of events such as weddings, trade shows, or corporate events.
Sector: B2B, SaaS

Creditlink Technologies

One Line Pitch: Creditlink is building a software platform to help small and medium-sized enterprises reduce their credit risk costs.
Business Summary: Creditlink will offer, through strategic partnerships, a suite of personalized credit management solutions to help their customers improve their overall creditworthiness. Creditlink will also work with their customers to create customized debt management plans tailored to their specific financial situation, goals, and preferences.
Sector: IT


One Line Pitch: “Platform that scales the personal trainer experience to millions using AI-driven real trainer avatars, providing plans, personalisation and optimized results to all users”
Business Summary: CrunchClone revolutionizes the personal training industry by leveraging Generative AI-driven avatars, enabling trainers to extend their reach globally while preserving their unique training style and brand. The platform not only personalizes fitness solutions for each client but also ensures fair compensation for trainers through a novel fee distribution model, fostering a new creator economy within the fitness sector.
Sector: Health and Wellness


One Line Pitch: Smart Fat Freezing Solutions.
Business Summary: CrYouFit helps people who suffer from overweight and obesity to use smart fat freezing technology as a home care device.
Sector: Life Sciences


One Line Pitch: CryptoEye is an intelligent market insights provider with the aim of helping retail investors in the crypto sector to gain a deeper and broader understanding of the market via a variety of sources.
Business Summary: CryptoEye gathers data from different sources like social media, news and crypto-specific channels. Then, using our natural language processing (NLP) & artificial intelligence algorithms, we extract and provide insights to our users so they can efficiently understand current trends, how the market works, and make informed decisions based on the flow of tweets, news, and all other text sources in real-time.
Sector: Crypto Assets, Currencies

CTBC Solutions Inc.

One Line Pitch: CTBC is software that deliver programming boot camps that prepares tweens and teens to be ready for more lucrative career employment immediately upon graduation from high school.
Business Summary: CTBC’s proprietary applications are designed to train students on the programming skills that will ready them for the competitive opportunities available to teenage students looking to advance their IT careers. Traditional degree programs are typically not an option for those under 18 years of age. CTBC will make tweens and teens ready for employment immediately upon graduation from high school, as well as provide them with skills that support part-time employment while they are still in school.
Sector: Artificial Intelligence, eLearning

Cubed Skin Care

One Line Pitch: An organic skin care product specializing in helping people with eczema, acne, and sensitive skin.
Business Summary: One of the first brands to incorporate CBD and herb medicines, their business focus is on the distribution of high-quality skin care to aid in the relief of eczema, acne, and sensitive skin. Cubed Skin provides high-quality raw materials in biodegradable packaging aimed at giving people with sensitive skin an all-natural solution as an alternative to steroids.
Sector: Life Sciences


One Line Pitch: An online platform that helps Clients find experienced and trustworthy Caregivers in a safe and secure manner.
Business Summary: Cura has developed and online platform that provides access to experienced, reliable and verified caregivers who have passed Cura’s qualification process. Families provide Cura with health status, care requirements and other preferences and the Cura system will connect them to the most appropriate Caregiver. The Cura system has been designed to provide ongoing quality control and real time feedback giving families the peace of mind they desire.
Sector: Communications Technology, Healthcare, Information Technology

Curetech eHealth, Inc.

One Line Pitch: Medical Wearable solutions targeting the Sports Monitoring Market.
Business Summary: Curetech eHealth has developed a wearable sensing platform (smartwatch, smart patch) that can capture high-quality PPG-ECG signals while on the move. It is committed to helping millions of athletes worldwide concerned about hypertension by providing wearable sensors to monitor vital signs (skin temperature, oxygen saturation, blood pressure, heart rate, respiration rate) while the athlete is on the move. Specific innovation lies in being able to take blood pressure measurements while moving as it is a big evolution from the cumbersome blood pressure monitors which athletes currently use for hypertension monitoring.
Sector: Life Sciences

Curiosity Cubs

One Line Pitch: A Hands-On Learning Adventure for Canadian Children
Business Summary: Curiosity Cubs is a Canadian startup that empowers children to develop essential life skills while reducing their excessive exposure to screens. The core concept of Curiosity Cubs is to provide innovative, hands-on learning materials and engaging activities that replace passive screen time with interactive and educational experiences. Through a subscription-based model, Curiosity Cubs deliver curated craft kits directly to the homes of Canadian families, offering a wide range of activities that enhance intellectual, emotional, and social growth in children.
Sector: Education Technology


One Line Pitch: One-stop shop for health, beauty, fashion, and household-related products online exclusively from Canada.
Business Summary: CUSHEE partners with small businesses to have their products listed on their platform. Influencers/Resellers looking for commission revenues use social network to promote products and refer customers to purchase the product on the CUSHEE platform, and they receive commission after the purchase. Seller receives the order, packs it, and CUSHEE’s logistic partner delivers it to the end-user.
Sector: Communications Technology, Distribution, Information Technology

Cut Flower

One Line Pitch: Production of hydrogels-based preservative as controlled release system in postharvest approach.
Business Summary: Hydrogel-based preservative enriched with silver ion solution (silver nanoparticles) and designed as a controlled release systems in postharvest settings which prolongs the vase life of a flower at least by more than 50% compared to traditional preservative chemicals.
Sector: Agriculture

Cut Point Temperature

One Line Pitch: AI-powered cut point temperature prediction and optimization in distillation towers.
Business Summary: Cut Point Temperature (CPT) is a startup providing AI-driven software for Canadian industrial sectors, specializing in distillation processes. The platform offers prediction and optimization applications for crude oil refineries and water purification factories, focusing on energy management and productivity enhancement through advanced meta-analysis.
Sector: Industrial Technology


One Line Pitch: CyberCover provides cyber insurance crafted for the small businesses using the underwriting method customized by AI.
Business Summary: Sell cyber insurance to small businesses and connect third-party cybersecurity service providers to the customers. The provided end to end cyber insurance will enable small businesses with limited technical knowledge to get access to affordable cyber insurance. This will allow small businesses to expand their revenue from online sales and also manage their risk of online business.
Sector: Insurance Technology


One Line Pitch: CyberLeaf is a cyber security software company utilizing blockchain technology.
Business Summary: CyberLeaf is an advanced security and cryptography-based platform that mitigates most problems inherent in today’s cyber security systems. Customer security protocols are modifiable based on the unique needs of different users.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: Cyberometrics is creating a management software for companies to support cybersecurity functions.
Business Summary: Cyberometrics is developing a platform to assist in cybersecurity management and utilization. With the complexity of cybersecurity, finding both the perfect system and experts for a specific business can be difficult. Using an analytic software in conjunction with expert crowdsourcing, Cyberometrics offers a way for businesses to easily analyze and assess their cybersecurity needs.
Sector: Communications Technology, Cybersecurity, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: Transforming Women’s Healthcare with AI-Driven Personalization And Holistic Natural Wellness Solutions.
Business Summary: Daily Glee is at the forefront of innovation in women’s healthcare. They’ve developed an innovative women’s healthcare platform that seamlessly integrates AI technology with expert guidance. Through the mobile application, they aim to accomplish precise health assessments, offering personalized recommendations and one-on-one consultations with naturopathy doctors and health experts. Their competitive advantages translate to empowered women proactively managing their daily health, access to unique Natural wellness products, and the potential to lead healthier, happier lives. Their unwavering dedication drives the team to revolutionize women’s well-being, offering comprehensive solutions for a brighter future.
Sector: Health and Wellness

DAKE Technology

One Line Pitch: Smart devices for innovative products for customers.
Business Summary: Dake delivers the best innovative products and user experiences at affordable prices to customers in today’s digital world via in-depth market research to meet the needs and demands of customers. Dake has also developed a smart system for auto-pilot product development to its excellence.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology

Data Pitcher

One Line Pitch: DataPitcher has been started this year (2019) by a company that has been a pioneer in the start-up world in the last 6 years by building various products/platforms. They have worked over 40+ clients in the last 6 years for various AI/ML use-cases in the domain of Healthcare, Fintech, education, etc.
Business Summary: DataPitcher is Blockchain and Auto-ML driven most secured marketplace to either get the best value for your data assets, Workflows or Algorithms or else solve your business use-case with the best possible solution with scientist or Auto-ML acting as solution miners.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: Drug Detail Establishment for Trade is a private establishment which sells and promotes aesthetic products, food supplement, health products, Medical Devices and we work also in the pharmaceutical brokerage business.
Sector: Life Sciences, Manufacturing


One Line Pitch: A digital city app for children that educates users on money management principles through real-life experience.
Business Summary: A digital city app for children that teaches finance and money management principles through hands-on experience in a safe environment. Debican provides users with their own debit card and the choice to save, earn, spend, or donate money. Businesses are able to engage, advertise, and sell to users through the age-appropriate online marketplace.
Sector: E-commerce, Fintech

Decolinx Furniture Sourcing Solutions Ltd. (Decocraft Customized Furniture)

One Line Pitch: A 2-sided platform helping interior designers source and procure customized furniture and millwork by enabling them to create rapid 3D renders and connecting them with relevant carpenters on the platform.
Business Summary: This company is developing a proprietary AI-based web application that connects interior designers and carpenters and acts as a conduit to support the manufacturing of customized furniture and millwork. The web application enables designers to create custom furniture pieces by creating rapid 3D renderings of their desired items and defining the project’s constraints (financial, size, colour, material, etc.), allowing designers to ideate their designs efficiently. The designer can also import images from concepts or furniture pieces they like, so the AI identifies relevant pre-built 3D models from the existing database. The web application produces a request for proposal (RFP) based on the completed model and publishes the RFP on the platform allowing the designer to receive bids from relevant carpenters.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology, Manufacturing


One Line Pitch: DecRisk is an AI-powered health risk assessment service created for insurance companies.
Business Summary: DecRisk is an AI-powered, intelligent, health risk assessment service created for insurance companies. It helps insurance companies to better analyze their potential clients and offer personalized offers considering their current and future health state/risks. DecRisk analyzes medical data, family trees, and other relevant inputs to assess and provide a personalized risk index for each individual which can be used to adjust premiums.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology, Life Sciences

Deep Dent

One Line Pitch: Helping dentists do Predictive Analysis on the performance of dental braces, implants and other prostheses
Business Summary: Deep Dent has developed a technology/software which helps dentists to do predictive analysis on the performance of dental braces, implants and other prostheses. Through Deep Dent software dentists not only can design implants or dental braces but can study short term and long term behaviour of such prostheses. This software allows dentists to understand how the treatment would affect a patient’s teeth, jaw bones and gums as well as predict any possible failure.
Sector: Life Sciences


One Line Pitch: DeepLeep is an AI/VR-based online platform for parents that are sleep training their babies.
Business Summary: DeepLeep’s AI/VR based platform is customizable for parents who are sleep training their babies. Using data analytics, this platform provides customizable sleep routines and tracks sleep activities based on the conditions of each baby including gender, age, blood type and other information.
Sector: Technology

Delta Diagnosis

One Line Pitch: AI software which diagnoses carotid artery disease through real-time evaluation of carotid MRI images.
Business Summary: Delta Diagnosis developed novel AI software which is able to diagnoses carotid artery diseases by analyzing the MRI scans of the patients. This software, which is developed based on deep-learning algorithms, facilitates fully automated detection and segmentation of carotid vessel wall boundaries in real-time in addition to providing a 3D visual presentation of the vessel. Currently, quantitative assessment of the vessel wall dimensions in MRI scans is based on manual tracing of the lumen and outer wall boundaries, which is time‐consuming and subject to inter‐ and intra‐observer variation.
Sector: Life Sciences


One Line Pitch: DeltaNeuro designs, develops, manufactures and markets biofeedback based devices for health and wellness, and for treating certain habitual behaviors, such as tooth grinding.
Business Summary: DeltaNeuro designs, develops, manufactures and markets biofeedback-based devices for health and wellness, and for treating certain habitual behaviors, such as tooth grinding. A combination of EEG and EMG sensors are used to detect and identify certain habits and functions, and a set of biofeedback systems are used to modify them through delivery of brain-state inspired feedbacks.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology

Demand Boost

One Line Pitch: Demand Boost develops demand planning software for supply chain management, by using a gradient boosting system.
Business Summary: Demand planning is a key link for sales forecasting, production plans and supply chain strategy. The software helps predict the optimum level of inventory based on the industry and market factors as well as forecasting sales level for consumers
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: Improve your gum health with DentaCad, an early periodontics disease detection software you can trust.
Business Summary: With the help of convolutional neural network algorithms, this software is not only essential to maintaining your oral health, but also paramount to helping dentists and hygienists diagnose and treat the problem fast. DentaCad will characterize, compare, and support diagnostic accuracy of dental radiographies for dentists and hygienists to predict, detect, and monitor periodontal disease, which will considerably reduce the time taken to diagnose periodontal disease.
Sector: Life Sciences

Dental Phobia Treatment

One Line Pitch: A Virtual Reality (VR) gaming software based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and biofeedback signals to address dental phobia.
Business Summary: In a worldwide survey of 18,000 people, 61% stated that they had a dental phobia. About 4% of the population had never been to a dentist because of the fear of the dental procedure.
Sector: Life Sciences, Medical Device


One Line Pitch: Dentazine is an AI-powered application designed to improve the operations of a dental clinic.
Business Summary: Dentazine is a cloud-based management tool for dental offices, with modules for electronic health records, document storage and sharing, patient charting and treatment plans, and direct billing. The software will be sold to small, midsize, and large dental offices, including specialists such as periodontists, endodontists, orthodontists, and oral surgeons.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: Denthom provides a hardware and software solution to improve the quality and feasibility of teledentistry.
Business Summary: Denthom provides a hardware and software solution to improve the quality and feasibility of teledentistry. The point of care lens hardware converts smart phones into an intraoral camera for better scanning of intraoral space. The software enables an AI-based evaluation and care plan preparation for patients. Patients are then paired with dentists to deliver the care they require.
Sector: Information Technology


One Line Pitch: Dental CAD/CAM systems Design and manufacturing.
Business Summary: DentiCAD has developed CAD CAM systems for dental applications, including five axis milling CNC and different kinds of 3D printers. DentiCAD is manufacturing these pieces of equipment and offering services to laboratories and dentists around the world, continuing to produce innovative equipment.
Sector: Medical Device


One Line Pitch: Dentor is an online platform.
Business Summary: Dentor is a web-based platform + App that brings dentists and patients together.
Sector: Dentistry, Life Sciences