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The Ecosystem of Toronto Startups

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Marketing & Sales
#13 worldwide
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Software and Data
#14 worldwide
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Energy & Environment
#21 worldwide

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The Startup Ecosystem of Toronto is ranked at number 24 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 2 spots since 2021. Toronto also ranks at number 1 in Canada, and 10 in North America.

Toronto is an ideal place to locate for Marketing & Sales, Software and Data and Energy & Environment startups. As the most popular industries in Toronto, there is a sample of 385 Marketing & Sales startups in Toronto, 134 Software and Data startups in Toronto, and 134 Energy & Environment startups in Toronto, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 3 startups in Toronto, 2 accelerators in Toronto, 14 coworking spaces in Toronto, 1 organizations in Toronto and 1 leaders in Toronto.

Startups in Toronto

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Ada is a computer software company that features a chatbot-based platform that helps enterprise businesses to automate customer experience. Read more
Sample provider for online surveys, closed group surveys, online research and focus groups. Read more
Bonsai allows users to transact natively within the content that’s inspiring them to buy. Read more
Prodigy Education connects students, parents, teachers and school districts with resources that promote a lifelong love of learning. Read more
500px is a premium photo sharing platform for aspiring and professional photographers. It is powered by creative people worldwide and lets you discover, share, buy and sell inspiring photos. 500px was founded in late 2009 by two acclaimed photographers and entrepreneurs, Oleg Gutsol and Evgeny Tchebotarev and has grown to become the premier platform with the highest quality photography worldwide. Read more
Shoplazza is a cloud-based and multi-channel commerce platform design for online brands to go borderless Read more
LifeLabs is a Canadian-owned company that has been serving the healthcare needs of Canadians for more than 50 years. Read more lets you practice permit tests from the comfort of your home. For free. Read more
Property management firm focused on bringing together corporate housing HR departments and individual and institutional investors of condo units in Toronto, Canada. Development of online, Saas/Mobile platform for reservations, property management, reservations planning, check-in, check-out, billing, video walkthrough and streaming to enable corporate HR, recruiters and relocation counsellors manage inventory and their staff. Read more
Windscribe is not just a VPN, it’s a desktop application and browser extension that work together to protect your online privacy, unblock websites, and remove ads and trackers that follow you across the websites you visit every day. Never mess with confusing settings and options menus again, our minimalist applications are designed to be turned on once, and forgotten about. Read more
TrendMD Inc. is an academic content discovery platform, that instantly delivers personalized, high-impact articles. With over 2,000 new publications added across 33,000 journals daily, it has become impossible for readers to discover relevant academic content. Similarly, for researchers, it has become equally as difficult to get their content discovered. TrendMD solves this by monitoring Twitter for top-trending medical articles and filtering it it by specialty. Think of TrendMD as the Reddit for medical articles. We are a simple, efficient, and fun way for researchers to amplify their great content and for busy physicians to discover trending medical research in their field. Read more
Only Kik lets you connect with friends, groups, and the world around you through chat. Just ask, “What’s your Kik?” JOIN THE CONVERSATION Looking for a new and engaging way to interact with your audience? Have amazing content or a cool experience you'd love to get discovered? Kik offers brands and content providers unique ways to talk with their fans, and find new followers too! Read more
SnapTravel offers hotel deals over SMS, Messenger, WhatsApp and Alexa. Read more
LyricFind is the back end for everyone using song lyrics online, legally. With licenses from over 3,000 music publishers and worldwide deals, we're pretty much powering everyone using lyrics. Read more - Earn amazing rewards for simply trying free apps. Developers can reach high volume of new mobile users with a quick and easy to use online portal. Multiple easy promotion options including non-SDK. Read more
The Leader in Direct-To-Consumer Product Sampling Read more
Edesa develops treatments for dermatological and anorectal diseases. Edesa merged with Stellar Biotechnologies in 2019. Read more
Looka is an artificial intelligence and machine learning company located in Toronto. Read more
inkbox provides customers with the ability to have the look & feel of a traditional tattoo for 2 weeks. Read more
Browze is a marketplace that curates low-cost products from factories overseas without having to compromise on quality. Read more
Joist is a new tool for contractors that allows them to estimate, invoice, and manage projects from an iPad, iPhone, and the web. Read more is a finance website allowing users to compare Canadian mortgage, insurance, and credit card rates. Read more
WellnessLiving is a revolutionary all-in-one business management SaaS solution for the Health and Wellness Services Industry. Read more
The leading digital experience platform for the financial sector, delivering personalized experiences to individuals at scale. Read more
Off2Class uses SAAS tool for ESL teachers that combines content to teach lessons with a student management system. Read more
Turn any LinkedIn Sales Navigator search into a clean list of verified emails, ready for outreach. Read more
Xandar Kardian is a global leader and pioneer in radar signal processing solutions for smart building and remote healthcare applications. Read more
Sensibill allows customers to access receipts directly from their bank accounts. Read more
Borrowell helps consumers make great choices about their credit. With its free credit score monitoring, personal loans and product recommendations, Borrowell empowers Canadians to improve their financial well-being and be the hero of their credit. Read more
Mejuri is a direct to consumer fine jewelry brand that introduces handcrafted, everyday jewelry without the traditional retail markup. Read more
Crowdmark has developed a patent-pending, ultra-scalable web application, with a paper-to-cloud bridge and a marking workflow that streamlines academic assessment on a massive scale. Crowdmark converts grading from a logistical nightmare into an efficient, easy, game-like activity. For the 28 million instructors worldwide, an annual subscription to Crowdmark lets them cut their grading time, while providing better feedback to improve learning outcomes. Read more
Sync is a fully encrypted, zero-knowledge cloud service that makes it easy to store, share and access your files from everywhere - your privacy guaranteed. Read more
Close helps you stay in touch with your close friends and family. Rediscover what it means to be Close Read more
Our mission is to help people: Find Better Ideas, Faster! Trend Hunter is the world's largest trend spotting community with 3,000,000 fans, 120,000 contributors and 45 million pageviews / month. Every day, leading brands like Nestle, Intel, and Kellogg's rely on our "unrivaled trend platform" to filter opportunity. Instead of relying on gut instinct, they leverage the collective insight of our 123,000 Trend Hunters and over ONE BILLION views of market testing. Imagine having 6 stadiums of people finding your ideas, and a monthly focus group with 100 stadiums of people rating those ideas. That's Trend Hunter! Read more
Practice Better is a complete nutrition practice management software for health and wellness professionals. Read more
Knix is a women underwear brand designed with women's needs in mind. Read more
Digital product testing, powered by people with disabilities. Read more
Planswell operates as a financial technology firm that offers online financial planning services. Read more
Penzu is an online diary and personal journal that is focused on privacy. With a unique and compelling user experience, it makes writing online as easy and intuitive as writing on a pad of paper. Read more
Picreel help to recover leaving visitors and turn them into clients. Our technology tracks precisely where your mouse was, where it is and where it is going. Let us be the marketing experts for your next venture. Our staff possesses incessant knowledge and several years of experience to be on the cutting edge of promotional advertising. We heartily welcome the opportunity to serve you!  Read more
Product sampling platform that increases sales through targeted product exposure, and streamlined feedback collection Read more
Flashfood is a mobile platform connecting surplus food from grocery stores directly to its community at massive discounts. Read more
Brim Financial is a globally certified credit card issuer, licensed by Mastercard. Offers different kinds of cards Read more
The Self-Authoring Suite, available at, is a set of four online programs that help you write clearly about your past, present and future. They will make you happier and more productive. The programs have helped thousands of students stay in university and get better grades, and thousands of others improve their lives. Read more
Another special celebration is coming up on the calendar, and the same question arises: What gift should I give? The Giftee would love to receive a gift that is fully personalized from close friends and family. Gifters, meanwhile, always have the best intentions, but typically have no idea where to start. More and more often, the practical but impersonal gift card has become the go-to solution, with some flowery words in a Hallmark card to give it some warmth. Vello allows Gifters to send a personalized present in seconds by recording a short video greeting to go along with the purchase of an e-gift card. The Gifter can then invite others to join in, no matter where they are, to add their personal contribution to the viral video greeting (as well as the monetary gift). Vello seamlessly stitches all the videos together and delivers a beautiful, personal, and unique gift. Gifting becomes a community event, while remaining easy and personal.  Read more
Shoelace offers a software solution that enables online merchants to easily conduct retargeting campaigns. Read more
BookSteam is the leading online appointment scheduling solution which is packed with the most versatile list of premium features such as appointment booking, class booking, multiple locations, client payments, client reviews, notifications, separate staff logins, color coded time block and many more. Booksteam can be customized to fit your business needs. Booksteam software was designed to benefit thousands of businesses around the globe in different Industries such as hair salons, tanning salons, nail salons, personal trainers, pet groomers, auto services, photographers, life coaches, massage professionals, yoga studios, law firms, gyms, even planners, and many more . Booksteam is perfect for businesses of all sizes, big or small. Our calendar design is clean, beautiful, user-friendly and was made with you in mind. You and your clients will love the BookSteam experience. Free 30 day risk free trial available.  Read more
Meet the Nanoleaf Aurora, modular smart lighting panels. It’s the perfect lighting product for those who love design, for those who want to improve their quality of life, and for those who just want to add some fun and excitement to their living space. Read more
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