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The Ecosystem of Kitchener Startups

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National Ranking
5th
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in Canada
Regional Ranking
38th
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3
in North America
Global Ranking
91st
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10
worldwide

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Education
#16 worldwide
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Software and Data
#54 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#60 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconVidyard
startup iconTextNow
startup iconInstitute for Quantum Computing

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The Startup Ecosystem of Kitchener is ranked at number 91 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 10 spots since 2021. Kitchener also ranks at number 5 in Canada, and 38 in North America.

Kitchener is an ideal place to locate for Education, Software and Data and Hardware & IoT startups. As the most popular industries in Kitchener, there is a sample of 37 Education startups in Kitchener, 16 Software and Data startups in Kitchener, and 11 Hardware & IoT startups in Kitchener, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 96 startups in Kitchener, 1 accelerators in Kitchener, no coworking spaces in Kitchener, no organizations in Kitchener and 1 leaders in Kitchener.

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Vidyard is a video marketing platform, enabling customers to derive information on viewer-behavior for marketing automation systems and CRM. Read more
We use mobile devices to make the classroom more engaging. Students use their own devices to respond to quizzes, engage in live discussions, and manipulate interactive simulations. Professors get real-time feedback on student comprehension to adjust their lectures on the fly. Read more
Auvik is cloud-based network management. Read more
Miovision Technologies is a Canadian company that uses computer vision and AI to help cities streamline traffic management. Read more
Dejero Labs is a network aggregation technology developer that delivers reliable connectivity to broadcast and media organizations. Read more
The Institute for Quantum Computing is a scientific research institute at the University of Waterloo. Read more
DOZR is bringing e-commerce to the $60B equipment rental industry, and making construction efficient through technology. Read more
Robotiq’s mission is to free human hands from tedious tasks so companies and workers can focus where they truly create value. Read more
Igloo is a leading provider of digital workplace solutions Read more
Knowledgehook is an Instructional Guidance System (IGS) that uses engaging assessments for students and math teachers. Read more
Uvaro is a career success platform. We're on a mission to help the world's professionals lead more fulfilling careers. Read more
Tulip Retail is a next-generation retail platform that allows large retailers to offer their shoppers a digital (online + in-store) shopping experience that rivals the Apple Store. See demo video: https://vimeo.com/66849565 As a retailer, you instantly get a blended ecommerce, mobile, and in-store experience with one view of the customer. From the warehouse/store inventory, to the website/mobile app, to the actual cash register -- with Tulip, everything is beautiful, usable, and connected. More info on our homepage: http://www.tulipretail.com Read more
Bridgit is workforce intelligence for construction, helping the industry maximize profits and reduce risk by taking a people-first approach. Read more
OTTO Motors provides self-driving vehicles for safe and efficient material transport inside factories and warehouses. Read more
SkyWatch provides a digital infrastructure for the distribution of Earth observation data and derived intelligence. Read more
Convictional is a B2B Trade Enablement Network. We enabled buyers to source, onboard, and integrate with their trading partners. Read more
Clearpath provides self-driving vehicle technology and services for research and industrial clients. Read more
Nicoya is a nanotechnology company developing sensor products that will change the world Read more
Sera4 is a computer & network security company. Read more
VueReal is engineering the next electronic systems by mass integration of high-efficiency nano/micro-devices into large-area substrates.  Read more
Plum equips enterprise organizations with the right data and technology to hire, develop, and deploy their talent. Read more
DigitalEd is a cloud-based software company that provides online education solutions for science, engineering, and mathematics courses. Read more
Revolutionizing human-computer interaction through ultra-precise tracking solutions. Read more
Intellijoint Surgical is a Canadian medical device company committed to assisting orthopaedic surgeons to meet their surgical objectives. Read more
Chalk helps K-12 schools to act on real-time academic insights from curriculum and instruction Read more
ISARA is a security solutions company that offers quantum-safe solutions to protect vulnerable systems against quantum-enabled attacks. Read more
Simple, real-time personalization for eCommerce Read more
Acerta is a software company that delivers machine learning technology to the manufacturing and automotive industries. Read more
Epoch: software for companies to manage employee experiences. Read more
Kenota Health develops next-generation diagnostic tools intended to be used for allergy testing in humans. Read more
Rapid Novor is a biotech company dedicated to advance next-generation protein sequencing technology. Read more
Cognitive Systems’ patented Aura WiFi Motion™ technology uses Wi-Fi signals to detect motion through smart home devices. Read more
Sage from ProNavigator is the all-in-one knowledge management system that’s made for insurance. Read more
DarwinAI is an explainable AI company that enables enterprises to build AI they can trust Read more
Meya.ai is a platform to build, train and deploy bots. Read more
Waterloo EDC is the one-stop concierge service for those looking to locate, relocate or expand to Waterloo Read more
The simplest way to browse flyers and save money. Free app download for major mobile platforms. www.reebee.com/download Digital flyers reinvented with targeted distribution and analytics for retail partners.  Read more
SSIMWAVE provides perceptual quality measurement and optimization solutions to some of the largest broadcast and streaming operators. Read more
The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation is an applied research centre with a national focus located within the University of Waterloo. Read more
Monogram Creative Console provides tools which enable hands-on and dynamic interaction with creative software. Read more
Adaptive Pulse is an AI-powered predictive intelligence platform for B2B SaaS Read more
GooseChase is an intense scavenger hunt platform for the masses. You can easily join huge international games or create a custom hunt for you and your friends. For us competitive people, in-app leaderboards and photo feeds heat things up very quickly. It's bold, crazy and highly addictive. Perfect for everything from backyard BBQ's to massive events run by schools, conferences or corporations. Read more
Best Athletes was born from the experiences of passionate athletes and coaches who were frustrated with the development and recruiting. Read more
Periculum is an alternate credit assessment solution for underserved markets. Read more
Ethica offers the first research tool that is based on smartphones, wearables, and objective measurements of human behaviour, not surveys. Read more
Snapsort has developed world class product recommendation and advice technology. We are deploying a franchisable platform applicable to any product category, from cameras to cars, local yoga studios to travel destinations. Users love the communities we build and it shows in the engagement and sharing of our content. Read more
Grobo uses scientific methods and data-driven approaches to help you grow better, faster and healthier food and medicine. Read more
Membio is a company that develops biomanufacturing technologies that produce red blood cells in the lab with no donor requirement. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Canada Ranked by StartupBlink

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5.306
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0.34
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