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Kingston Startup Ecosystem Overview

City Ranking
National Ranking
9th
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in Canada
Regional Ranking
54th
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1
in North America
Global Ranking
141st
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3
worldwide

top industries
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Energy & Environment
#37 worldwide
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Software and Data
#67 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#71 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconMakeship
startup iconIPG Photonics Canada
startup iconARxAI

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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Kingston is ranked at number 141 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 3 spots since 2020. Kingston also ranks at number 9 in Canada, and 54 in North America.

Kingston is an ideal place to locate for Energy & Environment, Software and Data and Hardware & IoT startups. As the most popular industries in Kingston, there is a sample of 46 Energy & Environment startups in Kingston, 28 Software and Data startups in Kingston, and 19 Hardware & IoT startups in Kingston, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 154 startups in Kingston, 17 accelerators in Kingston, 8 coworking spaces in Kingston, 15 organizations in Kingston and 14 leaders in Kingston.

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Makeship can help you design cool custom merchandise and get them straight to your fans through kick-starter style campaigns. Read more
IPG Photonics is the world leader in high-power fiber lasers, fiber amplifiers, hybrid fiber/solid-state lasers and diode lasers for use in a wide range of markets including materials processing, advanced technologies, telecommunications & medical applications. Read more
Today, many traditional sports are fading out slowly among the young generation who are surrounded by addictive video games on cellphones and TVs. ARxAI has a perfect solution to this serious issue and we will establish a brand new augmented reality gaming and education experience combining the 21st century digital entertainment solutions with real sports Read more
Design and manufacture a great lineup of power supplies, tattoo machines, needles, and tubes. We also carry a carefully curated selection of tried and true supplies in our store. Read more
Manitoulin Transport has the most extensive transportation network in North America, making it easy to provide dependable on-time delivery and faster transit times. Read more
Aids for daily living equipment, mobility equipment including walkers, wheelchairs, and strollers indoor and outdoor lifts, and stair lifts, home modifications including bathroom accessibility and ramps Read more
Li-Cycle Technology™ is a closed loop, economically viable, safe, sustainable and scalable processing technology that provides a solution to the global lithium-ion battery recycling problem. Read more
Queen Street Fitness is a gym and fitness community in downtown Kingston. We are passionate about the advancement of our athletes at all levels and abilities. Read more
The FoodCycler is a food-waste management system that recycles your food into a nutrient-rich soil amendment. Read more
MDT is an instrumentation company specializing in geotechnical applications. Our patented SMART products have been designed to survive the rigours of geotechnical and mining environments while maintaining a low cost and ease of installation. Read more
As the only online chess collective in the world for girls, we are tackling the gender gap in chess head-on by inspiring our students to discover and develop their inherent strengths. Read more
Your personalized fragrance, designed and delivered for $11.99/month. Read more
Acoutera is an online platform that lets homeowners connect with local renovation contractors. They can put in room dimensions, upload pictures, and instantly receive bids from verified professionals. Read more
JIC Design are developing software tools that will allow for high schools in Canada to share credit information so that students can take offerings from other schools without enrolling in that school. Read more
SnapCab provides flexible workspace products so you can be who you are at work, and have the space you need for your ideas to emerge and evolve. Read more
We offer a client-centred approach focused on finding a unique solution to improve the quality of life for people with mobility or physical vulnerabilities. Read more
CleanSlate UV allows staff, patients and visitors to sanitize their personal items (such as phones, tablets and badges) while they wash or sanitize their hands. This helps improve hand hygiene and reduce the risk of hospital acquired infections. Read more
The complete platform for health sciences. Know exactly where, when and how you teach and assess your learners. Read more
Nuformix is a pharmaceutical development company targeting unmet medical needs in fibrosis and oncology via drug repurposing Read more
PnuVax Incorporated is dedicated to the production of high quality biopharmaceuticals for the promotion of public health worldwide. Read more
MESH Scheduling Inc. (formerly Canarmony Corp.) is a small Kingston-based Canadian startup with a focus on developing and enhancing harmony at home and in the office for all one step at a time. The company creates applications that simplify work and enhance quality of life everywhere.  Read more
Builders of High Speed Fire Boats, Patrol Boats, and Work Boats Read more
A Canadian manufacturer that is committed to producing good quality cost-effective CNC plasma cutting gantries, tables, and systems that give you many options. Read more
A PROVEN LEADER IN MACHINING, FABRICATION AND WELDING Read more
he Positive Project is to motivate, inspire, and dare you to dream BIG. We want to help you find your purpose, achieve your goals and dreams, and help you make a positive impact on the world while doing work that you love. Read more
Afunctional wellness facility located in Kingston, Ontario that strives to provide a superior heath and fitness program that produces results and encourages our members to reach their fullest potential in every facet of their functional lives. Read more
THE MOST "BEGINNER FRIENDLY" MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING IN KINGSTON Read more
ESG Solutions is a world leader in passive microseismic monitoring. The company leverages its industry leading instrumentation, software, and services to help its clients increase productivity, reduce downtime, and mitigate safety and environmental risk. Read more
We are a precision machining company with a focus on providing smart solutions to your manufacturing requirements. Read more
The world's first truly modular smart home hardware. Read more
A Kingston hotel experience to match the quality of Kingston's attractions that represent the history of the city and the aspirations of Kingston's future Read more
Local Leaf Farms is committed to growing better food locally and sustainably to support healthier communities. Read more
is a unique platform developed for the tenant's safe living condition. It redefines the landlord-tenant relationship in accountable way. Read more
Dragonfly Information Technology Inc. offers expertise in a wide range of software development languages and techniques to provide your business with the best possible custom software solution. Read more
House of Three is a full service design business in Ontario offering floor plans from BCIN licensed designers, mainly for custom homes, small commercial buildings and tenant fit ups, and renovations. Read more
Clinic and home-based​ Cognitive Remediation for LD/ADHD, Autism, and Aphasia. Read more
Designs and sells high performance all-metal hot ends for 3D printers. DisTech's product is an aftermarket upgrade that allows 3D printers to print high temperature thermoplastics. Read more
Advonex International develops renewable lubricating base oils, emollients, mineral oils, waxes and fuels that outperform their petroleum-based counterparts Read more
Mero Technologies is a cloud-based technology startup delivering insights on washroom supply levels to cleaners and property managers. The platform enables its customers to ensure facilities are always kept clean, cleaning staff are properly managed, and that buildings uphold their commitment to sustainable environmental practices. Mero’s product not only saves building managers' money, but also ensures a building's dispensers are always functioning as they should be: with fully stocked supplies. Read more
Bitswift Technology Solutions implements emerging technologies into businesses making them more productive and profitable. Read more
Candy Cutlery is an eco-friendly business that creates edible utensils in a variety of different flavors, shapes, and sizes. The business was originally founded out of an effort to create more sustainable plastic gelato spoons Read more
PLANTChoir is a small, durable, Bluetooth device that allows you to compose, generate, and listen to real-time music produced by plants. Using biofeedback technology and a custom mobile app, allows you to interact with your plants in a way that has never been experienced before. Read more
Automated data collection tool that collects quantitative rock mass assessment information Read more
We believe that being a landlord should be a rewarding experience. RentalGauge makes renting easy by automating everything. Make fewer mistakes and greater returns. Read more
sudolabs features mobile and web development done right by mastering the latest technologies like react, react native and applying high standards with every line of code Read more
Jennifer provides quality training on digital marketing and social media to businesses of all sizes. Read more
Designs and manufactures custom process equipment for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and fine chemical sectors. Our solutions focus on quality and cleanability, using materials and processes that are appropriate for the task and meet regulatory requirements. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Canada Ranked by StartupBlink

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2.39
4.41
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1.79
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0.67
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5.332
0.70
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4.849
0.72
0.59
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4.624
0.58
0.94
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126th
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4.604
0.69
0.37
3.55
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141st
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4.193
0.57
0.59
3.03
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2.414
0.29
0.24
1.88
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