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Kitchener Startup Ecosystem Overview

City Ranking
National Ranking
5th
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2
in Canada
Regional Ranking
41st
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3
in North America
Global Ranking
101st
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19
worldwide

top industries
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Education
#12 worldwide
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Energy & Environment
#50 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#56 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconTextNow
startup iconTop Hat
startup iconInstitute for Quantum Computing

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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Kitchener is ranked at number 101 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 19 spots since 2020. Kitchener also ranks at number 5 in Canada, and 41 in North America.

Kitchener is an ideal place to locate for Education, Energy & Environment and Hardware & IoT startups. As the most popular industries in Kitchener, there is a sample of 49 Education startups in Kitchener, 20 Energy & Environment startups in Kitchener, and 15 Hardware & IoT startups in Kitchener, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 125 startups in Kitchener, no accelerators in Kitchener, no coworking spaces in Kitchener, no organizations in Kitchener and no leaders in Kitchener.

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TextNow - www.textnow.com TextNow offers a free cell phone service alternative for consumers. TextNow, gives the user their own phone number just like a normal cell phone plan would to text an call with, but it’s completely free and works over WiFi on your iPod, iPad, iPhone, Android device, and computer (Check it out at TextNow.com). Our service has wide adoption with millions of active users across US and Canada. The company is profitable with a team of 22 employees in Canada and the US. 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
The Institute for Quantum Computing is a scientific research institute at the University of Waterloo. Read more
Vidyard is a video marketing platform, enabling customers to derive information on viewer-behavior for marketing automation systems and CRM. Read more
Aeryon Labs is a leading provider of high-performance drones and software solutions for global military, public safety. 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
Ground News is a news comparison platform designed to combat misinformation and media bias. Read more
Chalk helps K-12 schools to act on real-time academic insights from curriculum and instruction Read more
Puts a user’s cryptocurrency investing on autopilot Read more
Revolutionizing human-computer interaction through ultra-precise tracking solutions. Read more
D2L is an integrated learning platform, providing cloud learning solutions for educational institutes. Read more
Auvik is cloud-based network management. Read more
ERA is a healthtech company that is transforming emergency medical response in Africa by integrating training, technology and transportation Read more
An AI company that generates over 2M sporting predictions daily. Key B2B customers are Media, Leagues, SportsBooks and Daily Fantasy Read more
Axonify provides e-learning software, interval reinforcement solutions, and gamified learning. Read more
MetricWire is an online platform that allows researchers to collect data via the smartphone Read more
Knowledgehook is an Instructional Guidance System (IGS) that uses engaging assessments for students and math teachers. Read more
Local Line is an easy-to-use ordering platform for food businesses in North America. Read more
Design interactive web experiences & boost conversion rate - no coding required Read more
Dejero Labs is a network aggregation technology developer that delivers reliable connectivity to broadcast and media organizations. Read more
Simple, real-time personalization for eCommerce Read more
Plum equips enterprise organizations with the right data and technology to hire, develop, and deploy their talent. Read more
BigRoad provides an innovative application for individuals and businesses in the transportation industry. Read more
Monogram Creative Console provides tools which enable hands-on and dynamic interaction with creative software. Read more
eSentire provides information security solutions and protects enterprises from advanced cyber threats. 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
Robotiq’s mission is to free human hands from tedious tasks so companies and workers can focus where they truly create value. Read more
DOZR is bringing e-commerce to the $60B equipment rental industry, and making construction efficient through technology. Read more
ProVideoFactory is a stock footage platform where you can buy premium quality clips in HD, 4K, 6K and UP. The video library is highly curated and each file is indexed using specific tags. Using the latest cameras and respecting rigorous requirements helps us showcase the beauty behind places, people and moments in a cinematic approach. Fresh content from all over the world is added daily for an ever-growing library. Read more
Grobo uses scientific methods and data-driven approaches to help you grow better, faster and healthier food and medicine. Read more
OverStats aggregates and visualizes gamer data to provide data driven feedback and suggestions to improve gamer skill. Read more
TitanFile makes it easy to communicate internally and externally with colleagues and clients, while preserving accountability. Our solution is easy to implement, and does not require any complicated configurations or specialized hardware. Subscribers upload their documents to our secure communication Channels, and grant access to the users of their choosing. Audit logs track all activity around documents, helping subscribers ensure all account users are adhering to appropriate industry regulations.  Read more
North builds a technology that is human centric where people and technology can go hand in hand. Read more
Igloo is a leading provider of digital workplace solutions Read more
SkyWatch provides a digital infrastructure for the distribution of Earth observation data and derived intelligence. Read more
Sage from ProNavigator is the all-in-one knowledge management system that’s made for insurance. Read more
LightBot is a puzzle game based on coding that secretly teaches programming logic as kids play. Read more
iGUIDE is the most efficient system to map interior spaces and features accurate floor plans. 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
Avidbots designs, manufactures, sells and supports autonomous connected robots that expand human potential. 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
Bonfire is the leading next-generation competitive bidding and RFx platform. Read more
Sandvine creates broadband networks to assist businesses with intelligence web traffic optimization. Read more
DigitalEd is a cloud-based software company that provides online education solutions for science, engineering, and mathematics courses. Read more
Majority of the women and some adult men love jewelry. Over time jewelry has be a little more innovative. While there's still a vast market for traditional jewelry, designer gadgets, while being cool, are exorbitantly costed. But, owning custom made jewelry has the advantages; you would be the sole owner of these particular design and style. Its uniqueness makes your be noticeable in style.  Read more
Ticketfi is an analytics driven, feature-rich event creation platform intended to offer actionable insights and event pages to customers. Read more
DarwinAI is an explainable AI company that enables enterprises to build AI they can trust Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Canada Ranked by StartupBlink

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