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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.


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

Hooman Solutions

One Line Pitch: Platform leveraging block chain technology focused on improving trust and productivity in supply chain management.
Business Summary: Hooman Solutions will utilize smart contracts to build trust between supply chain participants and ensure security and tracking for their information and data while also predicting product demand.
Sector: Logistics, Supply Chain


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

Huddle Investing

One Line Pitch: Transforming Canadian investing by connecting experts and investors for simplified subscriptions, automated trading, and community collaboration.
Business Summary: Huddle Investing is a pioneering platform designed exclusively for the Canadian market, aiming to transform the investment experience. Bridging the gap between financial experts and investors, the platform offers simplified subscription management, access to trusted experts, automated trading, and a secure, collaborative community. Join to elevate your investment journey.
Sector: Fintech


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).

Infinity Organics

One Line Pitch: Growing the Future of Nutritious Vegetables through Innovative Hydroponics-Agrovoltic Farms
Business Summary: Infinity Organic Inc. is an innovative hydroponic farming company which will specialize in year-round production of highly nutritious fruits and vegetables. The hydroponic farm of Infinity Organics Inc. will employ sustainable farming methods that do not contribute to soil degradation, while conserving water. Since the farm is micro-climate controlled, the crops are high-yielding and are ready to harvest in half the amount of time and are produced with less chemicals to control pests and diseases. Infinity Organics Inc. will directly sell produce to businesses in the food service industry in both urban and remote areas across Canada thereby ensuring that all Canadians have access to high-quality, healthy, and nutritious food products all year-round.
Sector: Agriculture

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


One Line Pitch: Innodent is proposing an easy and effective dental instrument to remove broken teeth roots and resolve the operative and post-operative complications.
Business Summary: Innodent is proposing an easy and effective dental instrument to remove broken teeth roots and resolve the operative and post-operative complications. Expandable micro-motor bur (EMB) is a practical dental instrument proposed for removal of broken teeth roots that cannot be extracted by the routine closed methods.
Sector: Life Sciences


One Line Pitch: Uniting students and businesses through AI-driven challenges, fostering innovation, competition, and actionable insights
Business Summary: InnoHack serves as a dynamic platform bridging university students with corporate challenges. Through AI-driven pairings, individuals can collaborate to construct innovative solutions and compete for prizes. InnoHack also provides companies with useful reports on trends and project timelines to help with their innovation efforts.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: Inspectorail provides a platform via the use of LiDAR sensors and cameras that allow for the continuous monitoring of railway networks.
Business Summary: Inspectorail has developed a solution to the issues of railway maintenance and inspections through their combination of software and hardware. They have created a system that can be installed onto locomotives to provide monitoring of railways and provide a means of predictive maintenance. Inspectorial looks to provide a method of preventing railroad accidents before they happen and increase then lifespan of railway networks.
Sector: Communications Technology, Construction, Information Technology

Inspire Interior Designs Canada

One Line Pitch: An innovative web-based interior design platform with focus on wellness-oriented spaces.
Business Summary: Inspire Interior Designs Canada is developing a web-based interior design platform that is a cost-effective alternative to traditional interior design options, catering to residential and commercial customers eager to transform their spaces. The highly scalable solution leverages AR technology, enabling virtual consultations that allow users to visualize their desired transformations. With a focus on wellness-oriented spaces, customization, smart home integration, and multi-generational design needs, along with an emphasis on sustainability and exceptional customer service, this start-up is poised to provide an outstanding and unique experience.
Sector: Interior Design


One Line Pitch: Instadoc utilizes technology to provide on-demand qualitative healthcare services to everyone who needs care
Business Summary: InstaDoc leverages telemedicine and IT driven audiovisual resources to provide immediate and on-demand care to subscribers and people who need medical consultation. Users are able to connect with certified and validated physicians, nurses and schedule their appointments easily, ensuring that they get answers to their questions and care when it matters the most. InstaDoc will reduce presentations at the emergency rooms because more people will be able to address their health issues proactively, hence potentially eliminating wait times. InstaDoc provides a unique opportunity for follow up checks on clients.
Sector: Healthcare


One Line Pitch: Microbial infection detection.
Business Summary: IntelBioMax offers a very fast and sensitive technology to detect the antibacterial sensitivity and resistance to antibiotics in less than one hour from the initial incubation period (24 hours).
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology, Life Sciences

Intelliaire Solutions Inc

One Line Pitch: Intelliaire Solutions Inc. is an Internet of Things (IoT) system with embedded sensors, software, and connectivity that enables HVAC system to exchange data with other connected devices.
Business Summary: Intelliaire Solutions Inc. improves preventative maintenance by sensing data on air quality and equipment status, making it significantly easier to gain insight across a range of equipment such as Rooftop air-handling units, Air-handling units, Make-up air units, and Variable air volume reheat systems.
Sector: Information Technology

Intelligent ERP Software Solutions

One Line Pitch: Intelligent ERP is a customizable Enterprise Resource Planning business software system that integrates and streamlines data for an entire enterprise on a Hyperledger blockchain platform.
Business Summary: Intelligent ERP provides an intuitive ERP system that integrates with a Hyperledger blockchain and can be customized and configured with many plugins or modules based on buyer needs. Intelligent ERP is also scalable. With the added security of blockchain technology, users are able to better manage and protect their privacy, secure their data, and automate any workflow process in an efficient and sustainable way.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology

Intelligent Farm Management Company

One Line Pitch: Secure, user-friendly, comprehensive online platform and mobile application to disseminate innovative Smart Farming Technologies (STF) to agriculture industry workers.
Business Summary: Intelligent Farm Management Company created an online platform that gathers different STFs. The application is uniquely interactive as users can not only get to know new technologies but can also connect with each other using communication portals to share experiences as part of an open community on a global scale
Sector: Agriculture, Communications Technology, Information Technology

Intelligent HVAC System

One Line Pitch: Intelligent HVAC System Company provides homeowners, commercial and semi-industrial companies a wireless intelligent HVAC system to reduce their cost of energy.
Business Summary: Intelligent HVAC System Company provides homeowners, commercial and semi-industrial companies an affordable service-based solution that wishes to invest in a wireless intelligent HVAC system. By offering a customized design, installation and continuous tech-support, Intelligent HVAC System Company offers homeowners and business owners an innovative, convenient and low-cost solution to Intelligent HVAC automation. This start-up will generate revenue by selling a customized HVAC design plan based on each customer’s needs and budget, and by installing and monitoring all components and smart sensors that are a part of an Intelligent HVAC System in residential and commercial buildings.
Sector: Clean Technology

Intelligent Project Management Mobile Application

One Line Pitch: An AI enabled project management software that allows project manager to focus on high-value, strategic activities.
Business Summary: A project management software application that leverages AI and ML to help project managers automate simple tasks. This platform utilizes AI to take over functions like meeting planning, reminders, day-to-day updates, and other administrative tasks. Their platform can also use AI to look at past projects that are similar in nature to better predict how much they will cost and how long they will take.
Sector: Technology

Intellimax Education Games Inc

One Line Pitch: Innovative toys with STEM integration for holistic child development
Business Summary: Intellimax is an innovative educational company focused on creating modern toys that support holistic child development. They aim to seamlessly integrate STEM toys and online courses for a well-rounded learning experience. Intellimax strives to become a trusted brand for parents seeking cognitive skill development options for their children.
Sector: Education, eLearning

Intelliscore Technology

One Line Pitch: An innovative solution for educators that utilizes natural-language processing AI technology to provide detailed, written feedback on long-form/essay assignments, based on a previously uploaded rubric
Business Summary: Educators at both high school and university level spend a significant amount of time reviewing and grading long-form written assignments in various subjects, such as social sciences, humanities, and English. This process, which includes reading, providing feedback, corrections, and recommendations, is crucial for monitoring student progress, setting learning plans, and assigning grades. Intelliscore Technology is a mobile/desktop application that utilizes OCR to capture written work, and AI to compare the students’ answers against an educator-provided rubric. The solution will construct a grade, feedback and recommendations based on how well the answers align with the rubric. IntelliScore will leverage existing AI capabilities for a purpose-built education application that will streamline the grading process, allowing teachers more time to discuss and interact with students, while also allowing them to provide feedback more quickly.
Sector: Communications Technology, IT

International Learning Online

One Line Pitch: International Learning Online (ILO) is building a suite of educational services that will address a cross-section of in-demand skills
Business Summary: With its initial focus on educational services for new immigrants and unemployed Canadians, ILO is building a strategic alliance program from its expanding domestic partner group of Canadian businesses, educational institutions, and not-for-profit job training organizations to deliver exceptional education services and a unique courseware curricula.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology

International Startup Booster Solutions

One Line Pitch: Startup Booster is an AI-based business consulting company that provides a range of services to new business owners
Business Summary: Startup Booster provides a seamless step-by-step Q&A platform to compose business plans, followed by market benchmark wizards that quickly advise clients on the degree of logic in their plans. AI is then applied in the style of hints to increase the probability of a successful outcome of a new business.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology


One Line Pitch: A platform that enables households to generate revenue simply by separating their wastes at source.
Business Summary: Mismanagement of waste is harming human health and local environments while adding to climate challenge. Even though we all know that waste management is the key to protecting the environment, we need new incentives and prompts to take action on recycling.
Sector: Clean Technology


One Line Pitch: Invatohelps organizations to create instant e-invoicesand accept payments in seconds.
Business Summary: Invato is a web-based Software as a Service (“SaaS”) financial platform providing an all-in-one solution for businesses in Canada to sell their products and receive payments instantly. Invato’s software provides features including invoicing, billing, payment tracking, accounting, payroll management, financial management, credit card processing and fraud monitoring – all within one single ecosystem. Invato was born out of the founders’ successful experience with the ‘Keenu’, a highly successful payment start-up in Pakistan. The founders used their knowledge of the FinTech industry and their successful experience with Keenu and created Invato on an entirely new technology stack with features far surpassing just the payment gateway.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology

IQ Delight Delivery Corp

One Line Pitch: Revolutionizing meal planning with ML-powered personalization – Discover tailored dishes to fit your preferences and dietary needs
Business Summary: IQ Delight Delivery Corp is an ML platform offering personalized meal suggestions based on users’ dietary preferences. It creates unique profiles from user data and tailors’ meal ideas. The system refines suggestions through feedback, providing various meal choices with nutrition info and cooking instructions.
Sector: Life Sciences


One Line Pitch: A SaaS solution using Artificial Intelligence (AI) for SMEs implementing Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) based on ISO/IEC 27001 in a very deep and fast but simple step-by-step process at a fraction of the cost of traditional processes.
Business Summary: iSecureData is a management system for Information Security providing the highest standards and best practices in information security. iSecureData has over 20 years experience implementing ISMS in high security organizations including the banking and financial services sectors. iSecureData uses AI to provide the best structure and content for organizations to implement ISMS based on their unique security requirements. iSecureData provides very efficient documentation for the management team so they can monitor and manage the cyber security status of the organization.
Sector: Information Technology

Jaya’s Academy

One Line Pitch: Empowering global education with a revolutionary self-service platform
Business Summary: Jaya’s Academy is set to revolutionize the education landscape with its innovative self-service platform, using an integrated psychographics engine. By seamlessly connecting tutors and students worldwide, it creates a personalized learning hub catering to subjects like math, science, and English.
Sector: Education

JJ Engineering Showcase

One Line Pitch: JJ Engineering is developing customizable software and hardware for global navigation manufactures.
Business Summary: JJ Engineering looks to solve the issue of global navigation manufactures needing to meet differing regulations throughout the world. This is accomplished via the use of specialized software and hardware that can be customized to meet the specific needs of the customer. JJ Engineering hopes to allow global navigation manufactures to adapt quickly and efficiently into growing markets with their product.
Sector: Manufacturing Solutions


One Line Pitch: JobGency Inc. will offer a novel and centralized job dashboard that attracts blue-collar workers to lucrative working-class job opportunities to reduce critical labour shortages across Canada
Business Summary: Their aim is to provide a Service Marketplace platform targeting various skill categories and creating a Job Board for skilled / semi-skilled blue-collar workers. Their optimized platform will increase the reach of a common man & businesses facilitating them to directly connect with wide range of skilled professionals and benefiting from the competitive pricing model. This technology provides value to blue collar workers seeking niche employment opportunities, while also providing value to employers that want to reduce bias and improve the quality and speed of their hiring activity.
Sector: Human Resources, Recruitment

JobGency Inc.

One Line Pitch: JobGency Inc. will offer a novel and centralized job dashboard that attracts blue-collar workers to lucrative working-class job opportunities to reduce critical labour shortages across Canada.
Business Summary: Our aim is to provide a Service Marketplace platform targeting various skill categories and creating a Job Board for skilled / semi-skilled blue-collar workers. Our optimized platform will increase the reach of a common man & businesses facilitating them to directly connect with wide range of skilled professionals and benefiting from the competitive pricing model. This technology provides value to blue collar workers seeking niche employment opportunities, while also providing value to employers that want to reduce bias and improve the quality and speed of their hiring activity.
Sector: Human Resources, Recruitment

Jolan Financial Approach

One Line Pitch: Jolan Financial is building an innovative online software that uses artificial intelligence, machine learning and block-chain technology to analyze uploaded financial statements.
Business Summary: Jolan Financial provides reports on the financial condition of a company and has the capability to forecast and predict future financial projections. With the Jolan solution, information is presented in such a way that determinations can be made to measure if a company is worth an investment. Jolan can also be used internally to evaluate areas for improvement within the company.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology

Juice Academy

One Line Pitch: Juice Academy is an online education academy that provides a comprehensive set of products and services targeted at learners that need to pass the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) proficiency test.
Business Summary: Juice Academy has been developed by certified experts with over two decades of experience in delivering IELTS training and preparing learners for the IELTS. The preparation courses are delivered in a blended learning environment providing learners with access to self-paced content supported by personalized teacher engagement. Self-paced learning is provided through access to online courses, recorded lessons, assessments, and other services all of which have machine learning capabilities. Ongoing student monitoring and one- on-one classes targeted at each student’s unique learning needs provides students with personalized education enhancing the quality and effectiveness of the learning experience. Juice Academy is available 24/7 allowing students to study from the comfort of their home.
Sector: Education, eLearning

KAG Engineering Co

One Line Pitch: Oil and Gas safety solutions by way of remote monitoring of values.
Business Summary: Creation of leading sophisticated technology oil and gas safety solutions for remote monitoring of variables in gas and oil stations.
Sector: Industrials


One Line Pitch: An online platform that helps match Personal Support Workers with Clients to ensure that the client gets the appropriate help they need as quickly and comfortably as possible.
Business Summary: Kare Support has developed proprietary software that rates the compatibility of Personal Support Workers with potential clients based on the skills, availability and client feedback. The Software system is continuously updated by both workers and clients to ensure the most current and appropriate match. The KareSupport online platform provides healthcare organizations an efficient and cost-effective way to manage their Personal Support Workers to ensure they are providing appropriate support to people in need.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology, Life Sciences

Kata AI Solution

One Line Pitch: AI-based platform for Diecast production
Business Summary: Kata offers an innovative software platform tailored for Diecast manufacturers, enabling them to seamlessly enhance their production processes. This cutting-edge platform empowers users to efficiently plan, closely monitor, and strategically optimize their production, drawing valuable insights from their past experiences. As a result, it contributes significantly to the reduction of energy consumption and minimizes the environmental footprint.
Sector: Information Technology, Manufacturing


One Line Pitch: KERACHI AR TECH Corporation will enable patients to virtually try on medical devices before purchasing
Business Summary: With the rising demand for telehealth solutions, there is a growing importance of ensuring that patients receive not only the right medical devices but also the perfect fit. Through an immersive and innovative use of Augmented Reality (AR) technology, KERACHI AR TECH Corporation is committed to offering a seamless and personalized shopping experience, revolutionizing the way patients acquire essential medical equipment while prioritizing their comfort, safety, and overall well-being. This innovative approach provides real-time insights into fit and functionality, enhancing the device selection process. The AR technology allows for customization based on individual preferences and needs, enabling patients to select devices that fit their unique requirements. Customers begin by accessing KERACHI AR TECH’s platform through their smartphone or tables. They can then browse through a wide range of medical devices, such as braces, prosthetics, or hearing aids. Using the AR technology, customers can virtually try on the devices, visualizing how they fit and feel on their bodies. They can also customize the devices based on their individual needs and preferences, adjusting parameters such as size, color, or functionality.
Sector: Life Sciences


One Line Pitch: The vision KidiHealth is to make every daycare an extension of the child’s home by creating collaborative circles of parents, dedicated daycare staff, and healthcare professionals around every child so they can reach their full potential.
Business Summary: While existing solutions attempt to automate some administrative tasks, KidiHealth’s cloud-based platform provides a single, easy to access place to manage daycare activities, automate government forms & compliance tasks, inform parents, and refer children to healthcare specialists when they need it most.
Sector: Communications Technology, Information Technology