Most Connected Toronto Startups
The most networked companies in Toronto. A ranking of 100 technology companies in the city based on how many business relationships their employees have and how strong those relationships are.
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Most Connected Toronto Startups
The most networked companies in Toronto. A ranking of 100 technology companies in the city based on how many business relationships their employees have and how strong those relationships are.
League League Inc. is re-imagining employee health benefits, and is on a mission to empower people to live healthier, happier lives —every day. We’ve re-imagined employee health benefits. How? Our all-digital platform makes it a breeze for your team to enjoy their benefits, and automates all the admin work HR leaders love to hate, making the experience exactly what it should be—easy. Whether it’s complete coverage or a new addition to your total rewards package, League’s suite of products keeps your team healthy and engaged for the long run. From real-time usage tracking to on-site health and wellness activities we’ve got you covered.
Wealthsimple Wealthsimple is a game-changing financial advisor that makes investing easy, transparent, and low-cost. You get a sophisticated portfolio managed for you, and unlimited support from a dedicated financial advisor. Simple and transparent, Wealthsimple's intuitive platform makes your investments simple and easy to understand. We take the guesswork out of investing, and ensure that you are on the right financial track.
EventMobi EventMobi is the leading event technology platform that allows event planners to create engaging apps for their event or conference in only a few minutes. Our mobile event guides, real-time audience engagement features and the first ever social / gaming layer customized for conferences and tradeshows have been used by 7000+ events, Millions of users, and are served for events in 18 languages in over 40 different countries.
Financeit Financeit works with your business to offer customers flexible payment plans for large purchases. By giving your customers more ways to pay, you can increase close rates and average transaction size, and grow your business. Financeit provides you and your customers with a user-friendly experience based on fairness and transparency. We don’t have hidden fees or backdated interest charges, and our interest rates are lower than most credit cards. Since launching in 2011, Financeit has signed up over 3,800 retail, vehicle, home improvement and healthcare businesses who have processed more than $825 million in loans in Canada the United States.
Viafoura Viafoura is a Toronto based SaaS company that empowers over 600 media brands to engage, discover, and grow their audience through a robust set of engagement, analytics, and consumer experience management tools. Our Audience Development Platform enables media companies to gain actionable insights and make real-time decisions that maximize return on engagement.
QuickPlay Media QuickPlay Media is the leading provider of managed solutions for the distribution of premium video to IP-connected devices. Successfully used by the world’s largest communications and media companies, QuickPlay’s OpenVideo platform provides the most scalable and secure way for companies to deliver engaging multiscreen entertainment experiences.
Platterz Platterz is an online marketplace designed for ordering and sharing delicious food platters in just three clicks. Platterz makes it incredibly easy for businesses and consumers to order large dishes online from different restaurants and caterers, and share a meal over an office meeting, a family dinner, or a special gathering. Our platform is powerful, beautiful, and simple to use. See results relevant to your location, budget, and how many people you're feeding. Filter based on what occasion you're ordering for, what you feel like, or any dietary preferences. Platterz was founded in 2014. We're a fast-growing team of driven entrepreneurs who are keen on disrupting the online food marketplace. We’re building a team of like-minded people who want to get in on the ground floor of something big. We engage everyone in a dynamic, ongoing training process and expose our team to every exciting aspect of building a tech startup. We’re also always surrounded by delicious food. Go to www.p
BrainStation BrainStation is a progressive educational institution that is powering the next generation of creators. Fuelled by Konrad Group, a global leader in the consumer and enterprise technology space, BrainStation’s curriculum is developed and iterated in real-time based on what's trending in the industry. Konrad Group has delivered digital solutions in use by over 20 million people in 50 different countries around the world for brands such as McDonalds, Deloitte and MTV. BrainStation’s class structure combines in-person instruction with online content and an adaptive curriculum. Small class sizes are led by industry professionals and an active, hands-on education engages students to ask questions, challenge themselves, and build valuable new skills. BrainStation students leave empowered with the ability to solve meaningful problems and the confidence to shape their own future.
FlipGive FlipGive is a digital fundraising platform for schools, sports, and community initiatives. Our mission is to use the power of commerce to create positive social change. Fundraisers can sell e-gift cards or get friends to shop online and earn up to 40% of what they buy. We make fundraising easier, faster, and more effective by enabling supporters to shop for products they want from brands they love. FlipGive revolutionizes both grassroots fundraising and corporate giving; driving sales and positive social impact. Our platform connects brands to the $200+ billion fundraising market; converting customers into a sales force. Current partners include J&J, Lowe’s, Schwan’s, Aldo, Indigo, Pearson, Aimia and other Fortune 1000 brands. FlipGive is credited with the invention of give-marketing technology, where a company ‘gives’ to a fundraiser, and in exchange, the fundraiser generates awareness and sales. We are proud to be the first internationally certified B Corporation.
Keyhole Keyhole provides real-time social conversation tracking for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. It's easy to setup and results are provided in a real-time visual dashboard. Clients range from small agencies to Fortune 500 companies, including Ogilvy, Uniqlo, and TC Transcontinental. Start for free http://keyhole.co, or contact us at email@example.com
Flybits Flybits empowers enterprises to connect with their customers more meaningfully through micro-personalized experiences, powered by contextual intelligence. Flybits aggregates disparate sources of relevant public and proprietary data without technical hassle, enabling Fortune 500 organizations to build sophisticated and evolving customer engagement programs with ease. Leveraging unique and patent-protected AI and machine learning capabilities, experiences created through Flybits become increasingly effective in delivering success. From driving product awareness to offering virtual concierge-style services, enterprises across the globe are using Flybits to add significant value to the lives of their customers and preparing themselves for the new data economy.
Unata Inc. Unata powers award-winning, omni-channel digital retail experiences. We provide a cloud-based platform for retailers that integrates with their back-end systems to power & personalize digital shopper experiences across any device - web, mobile and tablet. Our platform supports a variety of features to support both the at- home and in-store customer experience, and provides the retailer with tools to manage these experiences. The retailer can send targeted points and discount offers, change and target content, and access real-time analytics. Most importantly, Unata’s platform is built to automatically personalize the experience for every single shopper, leveraging purchase histories and digital behaviours to make the experience as relevant as possible. Founded in 2011 and based in Toronto, Unata is rapidly growing company. Our team includes some of the best, brightest and most driven minds in systems integrations, software development, machine learning / personalization sciences, design
Hockeystick.co We help companies achieve Hockeystick growth using data. Eight words that power everything we do. And they’ve never been so important. Every year, 100 million businesses are expected to launch but a staggering 90% won’t see their fifth anniversary (GEM Global Report). To make matters worse, millions (if not billions) of private investment dollars will evaporate when these companies close. To improve the odds funders and companies need powerful analytics, insights and tools to make better decisions. Hockeystick is building software to deliver exactly that.
PostBeyond PostBeyond unlocks the potential for influence within everyone. In our referral-based world, buying decisions and brand perceptions are heavily influenced by both business and personal connections on social media. At PostBeyond, our mission is to enable an organization’s employees, customers and partners to intelligently share content through their trusted networks to reach, engage and influence, driving measurable business results. We fulfill that mission through leading product thinking and customer success. ... Show more We are experts, consultants and trusted partners in employee advocacy. We believe in putting the employee first in all that we do. Based in Toronto, Ontario, PostBeyond is a venture-backed software company with 100+ customers across the globe. Keep in touch with us on Twitter: twitter.com/postbeyond
Uniiverse Uniiverse is building the future of social event ticketing and marketing. Uniiverse provides the most advanced ticketing software to help event organizers sell tickets, promote, and manage events online. We work with over 26,000 events worldwide, and we’re one of the fastest growing ticketing platforms. We’ve developed highly effective promotional features that help event organizers leverage social media to increase awareness about their events. Our technology also allows event organizers to sell tickets and process payments directly on their website, and on their Facebook page, with no redirect to an external site. In addition, our Ticket Manager app allows organizers to efficiently scan and sell tickets right from their mobile devices. There is zero setup, no monthly or hidden fees, and low cost payment processing. Uniiverse is easy, fast, and professional. To learn more, visit w
Nudge Rewards Nudge Rewards is a SaaS platform that enables large organizations to create awareness, engage employees and measure the impact of their corporate objectives (such as health/wellness, corporate sustainaility, brand information, frontline product information, etc). Leveraging the best of mobile and the web, the Nudge platform uses social and gamification elements to drive employee actions and achieve corporate goals related to environmental, social, community, and health initiatives. We give operational managers the tools they need to succeed, by easily mobilizing their team.
Konrad Group Konrad Group is a global leader in the enterprise and consumer technology space. We provide consulting, design, development and application management services, with an emphasis on building compelling user experiences. Our Design-Driven Technology approach has delivered solutions in use by over 20 million people in 50 countries around the globe.
RateHub.ca RateHub is an independent website dedicated to connecting you to the best mortgage rates and credit card deals in Canada. Launched in 2010, RateHub.ca started solely as a mortgage rate comparison website; five years later, it is now a fully-functioning financial comparison platform website with more than 300,000 monthly users. Ratehub.ca offers a friendly, innovative and collaborative work environment in midtown Toronto. Our talented team drives our success, and we support each individual in fulfilling his or her potential. Our focus on original, user-centric content and product and design innovation continues to earn us the trust of our users and the mortgage industry.
SoapBox Innovations SoapBox provides easy to use software and services empowering organizations to accelerate cultural change and generate real business value from employee ideas. Our SaaS platform that gives your employees the ability to submit amazing ideas. Everyone across the organization can then review these ideas and vote on the ones they like. When an idea becomes popular and reaches a certain threshold, it is packaged up and sent to leadership for consideration. Everyone who interacted with that idea is notified as it moves through to execution - increasing engagement. Our clients on average see an ROI in less than 12 months after launching their SoapBox.
HackerNest Founded 11.1.11, HackerNest is a nonprofit organization and movement that unites local tech communities around the world (23 cities, 14 countries, 4 continents and counting!). Our mission is economic development through technological proliferation. We're Canada's largest tech community and are quickly gaining popularity internationally. We run unpretentious community events and epic, socially beneficial hackathons. Our logic: 1. Unite & strengthen local tech ecosystems >> 2. Businesses hire, innovate, & perform better >> 3. Permanently increase jobs & wealth (a.k.a. eradicate poverty) Our partners and sponsors include the likes of the UK government, the Canadian government, Facebook, Airbnb, Amazon, Microsoft, Deloitte, and many others. wikipedia.org/wiki/HackerNest facebook.com/HackerNest twitter.com/HackerNest Coverage: The Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, the Globe & Mail, CBC, Maclean's, etc.
CareGuide CareGuide runs focused marketplaces for everyday care services. Our portfolio approach combines the advantages of vertically-focused companies with the network effects of serving multiple, highly-related markets concurrently. - http://sitter.com - http://housekeeper.com - http://petsitter.com - http://eldercare.com - http://housesitter.com Over the last two years, we've grown these 5 marketplaces simultaneously across the US & Canada to a point of significant volume in all major and most minor cities. Try your hometown! Users buy subscriptions (monthly, quarterly, or yearly) for featured placement in the directory, and for unlimited communication with other users. We have 5 full time employees and were profitable nearly every month in 2014.
Bitmaker Labs Bitmaker Labs is Canada's premier web development learning centre and the largest of its kind in the country. We empower tech enthusiasts to build their ideas. We currently offer an immersive, full-stack web development program as well as part-time courses on both front end web development and user experience design. Our flagship ‘Web Development’ program is designed to give students career-focused education both front- and back-end development. Students learn by building several web applications over the duration of the 9-week course – from working through carefully defined, skill-building projects to selecting and creating their own final project. Over 90% of our hundreds of Bitmaker Labs’ Web Development graduates found work coding within 3 months of graduating.
Borrowell Borrowing for Canadians just got smarter. Canadians currently hold over $80 billion in credit card debt with a typical interest rate of 19.9 per cent or higher. Borrowell, the new marketplace lending platform, offers affordable, fixed-interest loans giving Canadians a smarter way to manage their debt. Our online platform is ideal for Canadians with good credit scores who want better alternatives to high interest rates on credit cards and to avoid the inconvenience of bank loans. Our loans are funded by carefully selected institutional investors, allowing us to offer better rates, better service and a better customer experience. Check us out at: http://www.borrowell.com/
ClearFit Typical hiring is a pain and takes way too much time. With ClearFit, it’s incredibly fast and easy to post jobs, review applicants, and focus on the people you really want. ClearFit saves you money by bundling the most popular candidate sources into affordable packages. You get premium access to top talent without blowing your budget. ClearFit is 5x better at predicting job success than traditional hiring. Our patented system instantly scores every applicant, revealing those people who really have what it takes to succeed. Watch our demo video or create your free account today at: http://www.clearfit.com/ and visit our resource centre for daily hiring tips. Questions? Send us an email
SecureKey Technologies Inc SecureKey is the identity and authentication provider for organizations that deliver online consumer services. SecureKey eliminates the need to store passwords by securely linking consumer ID to trusted devices, while providing consumers with the choice, control and convenience over how they access the services they want. SecureKey delivers a high-performance, easy-to-use, strong dynamic authentication platform that reduces the burden, cost, and risks associated with authenticating millions of consumers while also improving the user experience. SecureKey is headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Boston, Washington D.C., and San Francisco. The company is backed by a world-class group of venture and corporate investors.
Crowdlinker Media companies struggle to unlock the full revenue potential of their content. It is easy to set up videos on third-party sites like YouTube, but you split the ad revenue with the service provider for every view. Crowdlinker allows the media company to host their own content in an innovative way, which empowers owners to maximize revenue. Using Crowdlinker’s platform, companies with videos to share will save time and money when building, organizing and hosting their libraries. Brands can offer a Netflix-like experience for viewers, with the added advantage that they can connect directly with their audiences, which is not possible using most traditional solutions, such as YouTube or Hulu. By controlling distribution, Crowdlinker enables a business to capture 100 per cent of the revenue potential associated with their content. Crowdlinker is based at the Digital Media Zone at Ryerson University, Canada's largest startup community. Visit www.crowdlinker.com for more details.
Nymi Located in the heart of Toronto, Nymi is a team of thinkers and innovators aimed at shaping the world through technology. Nymi’s first product, the Nymi Band, provides a unique solution to the problem of identity in the context of the connected world. The Nymi Band is a wristband that seamlessly unlocks your devices, remembers your passwords and more, using your heart's unique signature. Nymi's vision is to make identity easy everywhere -- allowing people to connect with devices and services securely and conveniently. Get the Nymi Band Discovery Kit or reserve your Nymi Band at Nymi.com
ChickAdvisor For over 8 years the world’s most recognized CPG brands have partnered with ChickAdvisor to drive consumer reviews and purchase intent. Women turn to us for trusted and authentic reviews. We have executed over 100 native advertising campaigns for Tier 1 CPG brands who leverage our content across multiple media channels including Print, TV, and web. Awards: Top 100 Canadian Startups - 2012 Techvibes Best Beauty or Fashion Blog - Finalist : 2010 P&G Grooming Awards Hottest New Digital Kid on the Block - 2009 Canadian New Media Awards
SurfEasy SurfEasy is dedicated to providing easy to use solutions to protect your online privacy, security and freedom. We believe that no matter what computer or network you are using, your online life should be personal and secure. Our products encrypt the Internet traffic on your smartphone, tablet and computer to protect your online privacy and security. SurfEasy wraps all of your browsing in SSL encryption, the same standard used by major banks for securing their data. All of your browsing traffic is sent to SurfEasy’s private high-speed encrypted network, ensuring that no one can monitor, restrict or block access to your favourite sites like Facebook, YouTube or Twitter. Our no-log VPN allows you to choose between a number of regions, ensuring that the best of the internet is available to you, regardless of your location. Get to know us better by following us on Twitter, Facebook or checking out our Blog.
SeamlessMD SeamlessMD is a health technology company with an award-winning patient engagement platform specifically for surgical patients. Our platform not only allows patients to be empowered in their recovery, but also allows hospitals to engage in remote patient monitoring and collect data to improve surgical outcomes and reduce readmissions. SeamlessMD is a Forbes 30 Under 30 company in the Healthcare category, an alumni of The Next 36 technology accelerator and was named by CIX as one of Canada's top 20 hottest innovation companies in 2013.
EasyProjects.net As a cloud based Software-as-a-Service product, Easy Projects has become a popular project management tool amongst small to medium size businesses from over 50 countries. With a focus on ease of use and getting things done as simply as possible, Easy Projects serves both professional project managers that are starved for time, and "accidental project managers", who may not have any experience in project management but still have a team to manage, and a project to ace.
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