MTA SUV Client Showcase

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


Green Service Automation

One Line Pitch: Blockchain-based industrial automation systems for SMEs
Business Summary: Green Service Automation aims to help SMEs improve their operational efficiency with their blockchain powered automation systems. Through partnerships with multiple suppliers, Green Service Automation can provide design, installation, testing, and maintenance services
Sector: Automation, Manufacturing Solutions

Green Spiru

One Line Pitch: A one-stop shop for everything microalgae.
Business Summary: Green Spiru provides a range of microalgae-based products. As experts in microalgae, they offer strong customer assistance and fully customizable products.
Sector: Biotechnology


One Line Pitch: Greenbox AI Inc. has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) 3D Modeling software program that allows it to create reality and virtual reality environments that will assist industrial and small-scale manufacturers, engineers, and the gaming industry in a more cost effective and efficient manner.
Business Summary: Greenbox AI Inc. is an artificial intelligence (AI) 3D modelling software that simplifies the process of creating high and low-resolution 3d objects in virtual reality environments and augmented reality. Greenbox’s patented software and services drastically improve ease of use in 3D modelling so that anyone can create digital 3D images. It streamlines production saving in the gaming and entertainment industries by both time and money.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: Decentralized investment crowdfunding platform for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)-focused investment campaigns.
Business Summary: GreenChain is an innovative investment crowdfunding platform built on blockchain principles to enhance investors’ access amidst a surging demand for and interest in corporations committed to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials. Its blockchain technology delivers transparency while its partnership with ESG-certifying organizations enables a rapid certification process for corporations. The smart contracts automate the underwriting process that altogether empowers the ESG crowdfunding ecosystem to be more efficient and to assure investors of the integrity of the ESG stocks. The Company is strongly leveraging the lucrative growth in ESG investment in Canada by its innovative technology and business model to deliver speed to the market and access to verifiable ESG stocks to corporations and investors, respectively.
Sector: IT

GreenHouse Energy

One Line Pitch: Greenhouse Energy (Services) Inc. provides an integrated technology platform that delivers industrial automation to the North American greenhouse market.
Business Summary: Greenhouse Energy (Services) Inc. is developing a fully automated greenhouse management system that encompasses sensors, automation control systems, software and other technologies to automate irrigation, lighting, energy consumption, remote control and access, that will ultimately provide more cost effective and efficient management of greenhouses.
Sector: Agricultural Automation


One Line Pitch: Green Smart Sense is an agriculture technology company with a focus on the industrial internet of things and artificial intelligence applications for the agriculture sector. We offer a platform for monitoring post‐harvest agriculture products and a proprietary index for measuring the quality of the products in the storage.
Business Summary: We provide agriculture sensors plus software for analyzing the data through artificial intelligence. Our patented technology “Green Quality Index “can detect the hotspots by collecting data from wireless sensors in the stored grains and providing a quantifiable index to evaluate the quality of the stored grains. In case of any anomaly detection in the received data, the system sends a notification to the owners immediately.
Sector: Information Technology


One Line Pitch: GreenSulfur has created an e-commerce platform to trade and buy sulfur.
Business Summary: GreenSulfur has created a platform that can be used globally for sellers and purchasers within the growing sulfur market. Using machine learning and AI, they have developed an e-commerce platform that will seamlessly connect supply and demand within the market and provide a streamlined process for both parties. GreenSulfur looks to capitalize on this currently uncontested segment within the market and provide ease of transaction to those within it.
Sector: E-commerce


One Line Pitch: GreenTech is developing AI-based software that will help urban planners and governments understand how to optimize the benefits of solar roofs and green roofs
Business Summary: With GreenTech, users can identify roofs that are suitable for solar and/or green roofs by assessing slope, roof orientation and roof structure. GreenTech will then provide a recommendation for the number of solar panels to install, how they should be positioned, and whether they should also include a portion of green space on the roof. For urban planners and local governments, GreenTech will equip them with the ability to analyze entire neighbourhoods and cities, allowing for the creation of accurate estimates of the potential capacity of solar energy production within a given area.
Sector: Green Technology

Greywater Recycling Solution

One Line Pitch: Greywater aims to replace today’s inefficient water management systems with a new smart recovery system in order to save water resources and provide analytical data to the user.
Business Summary: Greywater Recycling Solution Company is developing a software based on Internet of Things (IoT) and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to recover reusable water. The company will use smart valves to measure the water quality at each stage, providing the software’s user with important information in real time.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: Protecting communities with real-time safety alerts and blockchain technology.
Business Summary: Guardaround is a mobile application designed to serve as an additionally emergency response system. The platform provides users with real-time safety alerts and live video of incidents happening in their community. What makes Guardaround so special is that is makes use of blockchain technology to decentralize its platform allowing for increased transparency.
Sector: Public Safety


One Line Pitch: 100% Canadian organicSelenium Chromium Nutritional Yeast made from mineral sources and modern fermentation processes to supplement dietary deficiencies.
Business Summary: Yeast is used to absorb inorganic Selenium and Chromium and through an autolysis technique, organic Selenium and Chromium are extracted from live cells. The product is 100% organic powder of Selenium and Chromium rich nutritional yeast that can act as a dietary supplement.
Sector: Agri-Food Industry


One Line Pitch: An automated approach to virus screening and protection.
Business Summary: HABCO is an innovative assessment and PPE system which aims to prevent the spread of viruses and diseases. To manage assessment, the system will be installed at the entrances of hospitals, laboratories, etc. and automatically read various personal infection indicators and assist with with full-body PPE made of wearable plastic.
Sector: Personal Protective Equipment


One Line Pitch: Hadiware is an artificial intelligence-based solution for the planning, monitoring, and optimization of routes for organizations with logistics operations.
Business Summary: Hadiware is creating Optour, its proprietary, AI-based system that instantly calculates the most efficient routes for businesses, while meeting all constraints, regulations, and customer expectations that in the past have restricted growth. Optour minimizes resources and reduces fossil fuel consumption by reducing exposure to traffic congestion. With Optour routing solutions, businesses can create and execute plans that increase efficiency, provide greater visibility, streamline communications, reduce operating costs, reduce fuel consumption, and yet still meet customer and regulatory requirements. The Optour solution also reduces planning time and operation costs, increasing on-time performance, driver compliance, and productivity.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology

Halal Payments Network

One Line Pitch: All aspects of Islamic banking at your fingertips.
Business Summary: The Halal Payments Network team is bringing HalalPay to Canada, a mobile-first and easy to use portal to the Islamic finance world, allowing for ethical banking, saving, spending and giving through a custom VISA debit card, mobile application, and network of partnerships that enable Sharia-compliant payments, loans, charitable giving and much more over time.
Sector: Financial Services, Information Technology

Hana Mini

One Line Pitch: HANA Mini will be an evolution of the original HANA product. Designed to be smaller, less expensive to install, and integrated with a user’s smartphone.
Business Summary: HANATM is a cloud based environmental control and accessibility platform specially designed for users with mobility challenges. Our HANATM platform fills the niche between hardware‐focused Environmental Control Units (ECUs) and technologically advanced but unspecialized Smart Home Automation solutions. Composed of a small IoT device that connects to phone, chair & bed, controlled by voice, sip+puff, or head array (configurable), connects to other IoT home automation products, and to other non‐IoT devices, requires a smartphone for configuration.
Sector: Life Sciences

Hangzhou Yaoxin Technology Co

One Line Pitch: One of the largest suppliers of AOC (Active Optical Connection) solutions in China, supplying products to a variety of top tier consumer electronic manufacturers.
Business Summary: Hangzhou Yaoxin Technology Co., Ltd. was established in 2016 to commercialize PCIe over fiber products. Operating under the Mo-Link brand, the company uses innovative integrated circuit packaging technology to specialize in the development, design and manufacturing of optical cable products, and is committed to providing cost-effective solutions supporting higher-bandwidth, smaller size and lower power consumption.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: HealGyn has invented a novel, sustain-release drug delivery system for treating reproductive system infections and diseases.
Business Summary: HealGyn invention includes a Sustain-Release Drug Delivery Pad for treating Endometrial and Vaginal Infections. HealGyn provides the optimum dose of antibiotic pharmaceutical agents to treat such ailments in the desired time frame. It creates a controlled adhesion to the desired location in the reproductive tract. Another innovative part of the product is an optimized applicator which mainly provides the opportunity to deliver the drug in the desired place and avoids injuries to the susceptible internal wall of the reproductive tract.
Sector: Life Sciences


One Line Pitch: HealMe is looking to provide easy and consistent access to the appropriate specialist doctor with their online booking platform.
Business Summary: HealMe has created an online platform that allows individuals to match with the most appropriate doctor for their needs. Using an AI algorithm that assesses the need of a patient, this online system pairs them with a nearby specialist to provide a seamless and quick way to book appointments. HealMe hopes their product provides people with a streamlined way to book appointments easily.
Sector: Communications Technology, Health Sciences, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: A health informatics company disrupting the telehealth industry
Business Summary: HealOnline is becoming a leading and trusted name in the healthcare, delivering greater access to high quality services delivered through an online platform. The company is building a telehealth platform for access to a network of doctors and other healthcare specialties, providing automated patient management
Sector: Healthcare

Healthify Solutions

One Line Pitch: Healthify Solutions is developing a health monitoring system to monitor truck drivers’ health conditions for the purpose of preventive health and safety
Business Summary: Healthify Solutions is developing a health monitoring system to monitor truck drivers’ health conditions for the purpose of preventive health and safety. Significant benefits of their product enable them to launch a SaaS business model and enhance the efficiency of road transportation.
Sector: Information Technology, Life Sciences

Heamac Healthcare Inc

One Line Pitch: We develop an intelligent newborn monitor to prevent babies from getting readmitted to hospitals within the first 30 days.
Business Summary: Jaundice & respiratory distress are the top two reasons why babies get readmitted within the first 30 days of birth. Heamac Healthcare developed an innovative patent-pending newborn discharge monitor that non-invasively monitors babies’ vital parameters at home via insurance providers to prevent early discharge. It uses a wide range of frequencies to achieve this monitoring and costs $299. The device is posed for home & hospital use by end of 2021.


One Line Pitch: VRepares is an online training platform and a home repair and installation assistant in virtual reality (VR) environment.
Business Summary: Many buildings repair and installation tasks can be done by homeowner using a virtual assistant. In VRepares, the users will put on a headset and see the virtual world through their eyes. They will be able to see what they’re supposed to do, where they’re supposed to go, and what tools they need for each step. And they’ll be able to ask questions directly from the virtual assistant if they get stuck or need more information about something in particular.
Sector: Home Repair and Maintenance

Heart Hat

One Line Pitch: HeartHat provides an attachable sweatband to the hardhats of workers that provides monitoring of their vitals to help enhance safety and increase preventative measures.
Business Summary: HeartHat uses a technology that continuously monitors and flags irregularities of an individual’s vitals upon attaching their product to a hardhat. This enables increased safety of workers as alerts are sent out in response whenever abnormal vitals activity is sensed. HeartHat looks to improve worker health and reduce risk of workers hospitalization with this product.
Sector: Construction


One Line Pitch: HECOD provides a Blockchain network for business transactions coupled with a new generation payment processing solution for business and consumers in a variety of industries.
Business Summary: HECOD provides a cost-effective and easy way to implement blockchain solutions to a variety of businesses helping them save money in operations and transactions. HECOD will provide the platform as well as vertical market solutions in industries such as real estate, healthcare, and others as well as the specialized services and support to implement and support these systems.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology

Helios Helmet

One Line Pitch: Increase welding quality & efficiency by Helios AR Welding Helmet.
Business Summary: Helios Helmet is engaged in developing a smart helmet for welders. The company proposed product, HELIOS, is an AR-based welding helmet which is empowered by Artificial Intelligence and helps welding operators increase welding quality, reduce repair costs and save time.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology, Manufacturing


One Line Pitch: Hebanol produces natural antioxidants that are used in edible oils and cosmetic industry.
Business Summary: Natural antioxidants have recently gained increased interest because of the belief that natural food ingredients are better and safer than synthetic ones. Herbanol research presents the results on stabilization of the main edible oils with different types of natural antioxidants. Sources of natural antioxidants are herbs.
Sector: Clean Technology


One Line Pitch: HerbMedX is a nature-based pharma company.
Business Summary: HerbMedX is a pharmaceutical company specialized in developing anti-inflammatory medicines made from herbs.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology, Nutraceuticals


One Line Pitch: Manufacturer of molecular and cellular products like Molecular Lab Instruments and Nucleic Acid extraction kits.
Business Summary: HighDx developed and manufacture laboratory testing products within the scope of molecular biology and cell cultures. Their leading products are the DNA AND RNA Extraction kits which is playing an important role in early disease detection. Extraction testing kit reduces the wait time for a test by more than 65% from 30 minutes to 9 minutes and is 30% cheaper than existing kits while maintaining industry standard accuracy.
Sector: Life Sciences

Hippo Rentals

One Line Pitch: Heavy equipment rentals and full-service construction process optimization.
Business Summary: Team with engineering, heavy equipment, and marketing experience building a next generation platform for construction solutions. Single unified platform offering full-service heavy equipment solutions, focusing on connecting owners of idle machinery with users looking to lease. Blockchain technology provides smart contracts to users, and platform centralizes and simplifies entire construction process.
Sector: Construction, Information Technology

Hire One Jobs Limited

One Line Pitch: A digital employment platform that enables employers to use their own content to attract and communicate with job seekers as well as complete their onboarding process with ease.
Business Summary: Hire One Jobs Limited allows job seekers to manage their profile while employers can create their own digital space with unique branding and advertisements. The job matching criteria will match the employees to employers by calculating various attributes. They use elastic analysis to compare the employees and employers’ strengths, market standing, revenue growth, iteration rate, and more. Hire One Jobs Limited’s solution will be a collaborative platform for employers and employees alike.
Sector: Human Resources, Talent Acquisition


One Line Pitch: HiSquare is a global bilingual event management and ticketing platform built by media professionals helping international students better integrate into local community.
Business Summary: HiSquare aims to enrich international students’ lives through integrating high quality events at different venues and communities in Canada. We’ve partnered with over 100 organizations across the nation, from student associations, alumni associations, business organizations, institutions to US’s organizations.
Sector: Services

HLM Diagnostics

One Line Pitch: Revolutionizing the use of industrial sprays through affordable AI-based diagnostics and testing systems.
Business Summary: HLM Diagnostics aims to assist companies in improving the quality control and efficiency of their sprays. The core product HLM Diagnostics plans to offer is the “Spraycheck” droplet sizing instrument. Unlike other droplet sizing instruments, the “Spraycheck” is compact, affordable, and simple to use.
Sector: Industrial Spray Equipment


One Line Pitch: Next-generation medical device for preventing injection errors.
Business Summary: HMTCO changed the level of safety for high-risk injection ports. InSafejection™ is an innovative device that prevents unintentional/wrong route intra-arterial, intra-epidural injection, and it also aware medical practitioners of unauthorized injection in patients with a substance abuse history or suicidal tendencies.
Sector: Life Sciences

Home Dream

One Line Pitch: Matching real estate developers with customers looking to build their dream home.
Business Summary: Home Dream is an online platform which connects real estate developers with prospective home buyers. Developers on the platform can post their recent builds, standard designs, and available projects. On the buyer side, they can view all documents posted by developers and also upload their own information such as personal preferences, budget, target community, etc.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology, Real Estate Advertising

Home Energy Map

One Line Pitch: Measuring home energy use, so that homeowners can better manage home energy use.
Business Summary: A simple self-assessment of home energy use based on our unique algorithm and local market rates that allows utilities and clean energy companies to identify likely prospects for comprehensive energy audits leading to clean energy upgrades such as windows, doors, furnaces, lighting, and insulation. Based on the testing results, the algorithm will automatically link homeowners with local financial incentives and government programs to assist with identified home energy upgrades.
Sector: Life Sciences

Home Medical Sales and Rent Marketplace Application

One Line Pitch: An innovative software company developing a smart application that utilizes Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to provide medical device recommendations to users based on their specific healthcare needs.
Business Summary: Home Medical Sale and Rent Marketplace is developing a smart application where buyers and sellers can come together as a community to either rent or sell medical devices at a low cost to serve patients in need of affordable healthcare equipment. The smart application is unique as it utilizes a proprietary algorithm to determine which piece of healthcare equipment is best suited to the needs of each user based on a customer survey. The platform is also highly innovative as it employs Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, which allows it to make specific recommendations to a particular user overtime.
Sector: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Medical Device, Software


One Line Pitch: Pharmaceutical devices and pharmaceutical sophisticated solution.
Business Summary: Horsun is the first and only manufacturer of metered-dose inhalers devices in Iran and the Middle East. These products are Actuator, Metered Valve, Canister (Coated and plain).
Sector: Life Sciences


One Line Pitch: An innovative decontamination and recycling system made for medical waste.
Business Summary: HSZ enters the market with a more effective decontamination and recycling solution for the medical industry. Many of the current offerings focus solely on continuous microwave technologies (CMT). HSZ’s system uses CMT but has also augmented the process by adding other technologies. This new process is highly cost-efficient and is ready to meet the needs of a growing healthcare industry.
Sector: Decontamination, Recycling


One Line Pitch: HyphalBoard has developed an eco-friendly material made from mycelium to be used as an alternative to traditional construction materials.
Business Summary: The HyphalBoard fungal-based mycelium boards are used for a variety of applications due to their lightweight, strong, decorative, and heat insulating properties. The boards deliver the same quality and reduce the negative environmental impact traditionally seen with current alternative materials for construction.
Sector: Sustainable Construction Materials

IceRazor Inc

One Line Pitch: Fights the ice in an environmentally safer and more economical manner.
Business Summary: Icerazor takes deicing to the next level and provides salt-free solutions that transform the deicing industry through innovating an optimal balance between performance, affordability, and environmental safety.
Sector: Clean Technology

Ideal Waiter

One Line Pitch: A contactless, digital dine-in ordering system for restaurants.
Business Summary: Ideal Waiter is a contactless modular software built for Food & Beverage and Hospitality industries. Integrated with a restaurants POS and Payment gateway this contactless ordering system automates the entire dine-in experience and helps manage and monitor the entire business operation.
Sector: Hospitality


One Line Pitch: iDentCare aims to encourage people to improve their oral health by regular monitoring of their dental conditions by offering a solution to make intraoral imaging affordable and feasible for the public.
Business Summary: iDentCare product uses an intraoral camera and cellphone camera equipped with appropriate optics for regular and fluorescent imaging. Usng image processing and machine learning, the product analyzes the captured images and recognizes the issues with the teeth. The deep learning methods provide an accurate and rapid analysis of the image. Additionally, iDentCare uses fluorescence‐based imaging method which is an effective, safe and accurate solution.
Sector: Life Sciences


One Line Pitch: Scientific content management system (sCMS) to meaningfully publish content and verify the authenticity.
Business Summary: Creation of a scientific content management system (sCMS) to catalogue published knowledge and assess the authenticity of new knowledge using in-built algorithms and Artificial intelligence technologies.
Sector: Industrials


One Line Pitch: A platform is designed to teach speaking and life skills to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), based on video modeling method. Our mission is to make sure that every child with ASD in the world has access to therapy resources at affordable price. IMUTISM video products will be available in English at first step, then in other languages in a few years.
Business Summary: As an alternative program of regular occupational and speech therapy, our digital imitation- based videos and tasks, designed for different age groups and levels of autism, are available through a platform to teach life skills to ASD children and adults. IMUTISM also provide families with a place to communicate with other families and exchange experiences.
Sector: Life Sciences


One Line Pitch: InDesign is creating an online marketplace, matching homeowners with interior designers.
Business Summary: InDesign is developing an online marketplace, connecting interior designers with cost-aware individuals looking to renovate their interior space. Using an AI/ML based online marketplace, InDesign offers a way for interior designers to easily connect with homeowners. InDesign hopes that their product lessens the amount of effort and work needed to facilitate home renovations.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology

Industrial Innovative Hygeine

One Line Pitch: Real-time industrial safety monitoring.
Business Summary: IIH has developed a solution that will improve industrial safety and reduce safety costs by taking a previously static, one-time process, and making it real-time with continuous monitoring and improved decision-making.
Sector: Communications Technology, Healthcare, Information Technology

Industrial Machine Vision Inspection

One Line Pitch: Innovative hardware and software solution to replace human inspections in factories. The software analyzes objects and processes the data collected in real time, creating a more efficient and precise inspection activity.
Business Summary: Industrial Machine Vision Inspection eased the inspection processes in industries by using their software and hardware. The company created a proprietary platform that analyses each object in its own environment then, processes images and data in real time to produce an automated activity of an inspection, replacing the need for human interaction. The company aims to increase the efficiency and lower the costs of factory inspections.
Sector: Industrial Technology

Industrial Membrane Solution

One Line Pitch: Using multi-layered Nano-bubble technology to restore membranes in industrial water purification systems that enhance membrane cleaning.
Business Summary: Membrane Solutions Pro uses its award-winning technology to restore the worn-out membranes and improve the effectiveness of the periodical cleaning for RO water purification systems. This advanced technology leads to a decrease in capital cost (membranes replacement) and operating expenses (membranes cleaning costs).

Influence Pilot

One Line Pitch: Influencer marketing workflow automation and consultant marketplace.
Business Summary: InfluencePilot is empowering local expert influencer agencies and consultants, to get discovered by, and manage large brands looking to run influencer campaigns. Building off of founder insights from their last company, the InfluencePilot team has automated workflows in contracts, approvals, invoicing, communications, analytics and reporting for customer influencer agencies and consultants.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology

Injection OCR

One Line Pitch: Injection OCR is an application that allows doctors to take a picture of medication vials and converts the information data like date, time, medication and dose into a written note in the patient’s chart.
Business Summary: Doctors administer injections to patients and need to write down the date, time, medication, injection size, and more into a patient’s chart. This takes time, and there is currently no easy way of collecting this information. Injection OCR is an innovative application utilizing OCR that converts a smartphone image of medication into written key data and inserts it into a patient’s medical chart. The intended market includes Hospitals and Private Practices: Hospitals have large staff distributing medication 24/7 into electronic health reporting systems. Logging information takes ample time and precision and is prone to human error.
Sector: Life Sciences