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Victoria Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Social & Leisure
#122 worldwide
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Software and Data
#137 worldwide
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Marketing & Sales
#138 worldwide

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The Startup Ecosystem of Victoria is ranked at number 193 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -48 spots since 2020. Victoria also ranks at number 10 in Canada, and 65 in North America.

Victoria is an ideal place to locate for Social & Leisure, Software and Data and Marketing & Sales startups. As the most popular industries in Victoria, there is a sample of 12 Social & Leisure startups in Victoria, 9 Software and Data startups in Victoria, and 7 Marketing & Sales startups in Victoria, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 49 startups in Victoria, no accelerators in Victoria, no coworking spaces in Victoria, no organizations in Victoria and no leaders in Victoria.

Victoria Startups

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Online Bookings made easy. Accept payments at the time of booking and manage your reservations from anywhere. Read more
Shift is where work gets done. It’s all of your apps, accounts, and workflows in one desktop workstation, designed for focus and efficiency. Read more
Our most popular product is called Protection Pro It is a DIY online content protection and enforcement service. Although it is primarily designed, built and sold to website owners worldwide it is also used by content owners, creators, distributors and copyright holders everywhere. This service is easily identified by the Protection Badge shown on 100's of millions of webpages worldwide. We provide this service: Free Monthly Subscription Yearly Subscription Protection Pro clients get all the features and toolkits they need to protect and enforce their website content. Which they manage and monitor through the secure Protection Portal client login. also provides a managed content takedown service for business and personal content. Besides being a invaluable service for content companies everywhere, this managed service provides the enforcement backstop to the Protection Pro DIY subscription service detailed above.  Read more
Crowd Content is the easiest way to get fresh, relevant content on demand from 1000's of qualified writers. Crowd Content allows any online business to execute a robust content marketing strategy by outsourcing the entire content creation process. Our quality of content and speed of delivery is superior because we combine advanced Writer Targeting technology with a stringent Writer Conditioning system hinged on positive reinforcement techniques.  Read more
Certn is a fast, simple, comprehensive solution for applicant screening backed by great customer service. Read more
Online listing and marketing for commercial properties for sale by owner & commercial real estate for lease by owner. Read more
Battlesnake is a platform that allows people who wanted to know and try programming in a fun way. Read more
Supercast is a startup that helps podcast creators make money off premium subscriptions. Read more
EchoSec is localized search. Search when WHERE is as important as WHAT. EchoSec is the next generation of the Search that connects you with trillions of pictures and posts made by billions of people, which never normally make it to common search engines. It also connects you with other dynamic data like flight and ship information. We go beyond commonly used search tools and visualizes data in an entirely new way. The implications of this technology in a constantly evolving social and mobile society are enormous. The exponential growth experienced in social alone, currently nearly 1 in 4 people on the web belong to a social network, this will have a direct coloration to our results as we explode into the future. The application is cloud based but can be distributed as an ‘on-premises’ application, with its framework specifically aligned with interoperability of existing internal information systems and data feeds. Our mission is to explore the world through your eyes.  Read more
Realm is a Social Marketplace for Gamers Read more
Leverj decentralizes the most desirable features of derivatives trading by implementing them in crypto and eliminating points of friction. Read more
VitaminLab creates an all-in one personalized supplement from your health data: health history, blood testing or health apps. Read more
30 Hour Jobs is a job board for employers and job seekers who believe that shorter workweek can lead to healthier and happier employees and a more productive work environment. The job board offers job seekers a place to find jobs that match their values. These jobs value rest and conscious focused work. There are a variety of reasons people look for jobs with shorter hours, from family care needs, to health issues, to having more time for errands and exercise. For employers, 30 Hour Jobs offers gives hiring managers access to a pool of talented and motivated individuals who may otherwise be unserved in the job market. If your organization is open to flexible working hours, you can gain a competitive advantage in hiring by including these job seekers in your search. Read more
OneFeather is a membership management and voting app for First Nation governments, agencies, and service providers. Read more is an online video streaming test service. It is designed for broadcasters and consumers alike. It is simple and easy to use. No complicated logins or downloads. Simply paste your streaming link into homepage test bar and hit enter. We provide real time streaming analytics for broadcasters and streaming user that are transparent, technical and as detailed each party might require. Broadcasters learn if they can stream successfully to their intended audience. Consumers learn if they will have the best streaming experience and if not why. Paid services for online broadcasters include: one time testing Active Monitoring Ongoing Interval testing  Read more
Victoria Stays is vacation rental and furnished apartment management company in Victoria BC. At this time we own all of our vacation properties, but we are now beggining to persue management for outside property owners. Read more
LlamaZOO is changing the way the world sees data by helping enterprises analyze and visualize big data in its real-world context. Read more
Backyard BC provides hotel and resort discounts to residents of British Columbia. We have access to hotel pricing that beats the major booking sites as they are not publicly available. We secure exclusive promo codes with hotels and resorts and direct all bookings to the hotel. Reservations are subject to a 10% commission, far lower than OTAs. Looking to prove out our model in British Columbia and then launch in Florida, California and Texas. Read more
Prisym Renewable Developments is a developer of solar energy systems designed to promote advances in renewable energy design. Read more
The idea for this site is you can place tasks you need completed, and you would have trusted bidders downbid eachother for your services. I'm aware of the competition, and I have a few strategies that will make this service unique.  Read more provides free legal answers from verified lawyers. For lawyers, provides the perfect online marketing tool.  Read more
Shop Your Own Mortgage is a FinTech company that is disrupting how consumers shop for and compare mortgages Read more
Bringing Digital Revolution to Infrastructure Condition Assessment and Risk Management Read more
B2B SaaS for Energy Management in Commercial Properties Read more
Plena is a holding company based in Canada with a focus on large-scale production of high-grade medical cannabis. Read more
Solaires Entreprises Inc is a Canadian cleantech company located in Victoria, BC, creating the next generation of solar cells by replacing silicon with perovskite to develop innovative and affordable solar photovoltaic solutions with higher energy conversion efficiency. Read more
A collection of questions and debate. Neutrality is our game, so you can play your way. A force for making politics fun. Read more
Bringing artists and music-lovers closer together than ever before, Mixlive is the first site of its kind—a digital video streaming platform, specifically designed for DJs, VJs, producers, club promoters, venue owners and listeners. This is a site built with music-makers and music-lovers in mind, and it has a simple mission: To provide artists with an easy way to get their music to the masses and to connect with new fans, and to provide fans with a whole new world of music to explore.  Read more
RaceRocks uses Hollywood information transfer techniques and game dynamics to create virtual skills training that immerses, engages, entertains and ensures retention in a format that is familiar, comfortable and fun for Gen Y. First sales are B2B including Boeing, Thales, CAE, Meggitt, Babcock and Enform. Goal is to become mass market; "MOOC for skills training."  Read more
Insight evolved from a need to manage physical assets spread across a wide geographic area. It provides a geospatially accurate common operating platform, in 2&3D, to an authenticated user base. Insight was developed for physical security, infrastructure security, national security, infrastructure planning, environmental management, insurance and risk assessment. Governments, private businesses, engineers and planners are currently using Insight.  Read more
We're building a SAAS EMR for Canadian physicians. Its completely web-based and takes only minutes to set up without having to purchase costly servers or extra hardware. Best of all, no set-up fees. We're taking the hassle out of EMR for Canadian docs. Our software is a complete practice management solution including full charting, scheduling and billing capabilities. Read more
MerchAdvisor makes the process of finding and choosing a merchant account provider as easy as shopping for a hotel online.  Read more
ASAP Geomatics provides high definition aerial imagery to a variety of customers. The images that are produced are geo-referenced and hosted online for instant access.  Read more
We build beautiful book and game platforms for the mobile educational market. Read more
Why is there no search engine for rental housing? Answer: Classified websites intentionally block server-based search engines, and PadMapper only aggregates listings with known addresses. Solution: Make a distributed search engine that runs in each person's browser when they look for rentals. How do you leverage that technology to generate revenue from landlords? Answer: Landlords want tenants. Landlords need maximum online exposure to attract prospects... Solution: Build a distributed posting tool which syndicates content to many classified websites by performing all automation within the browser of the landlords computer. is a search engine that helps tenants find the best rental properties aggregating listings from popular online classifieds like craigslist, Kijiji and eBay Classifieds. is our automated posting tool for property managers. Read more is the referral program built just for SaaS so you can quickly reward customers with discounts and upgrades for referring friends. Through integrations with payment services like Stripe and Recurly, program analytics and styleable end-user interfaces, Referral SaaSquatch lets you run a seamless, branded customer referral program without reinventing the wheel. Read more
Pretio Interactive connects brands, platforms and people with real world rewards. By providing no-cost gift cards and exclusive offers to loyalty and engagement programs, Pretio expands their rewards catalog and reduces its cost, while providing brands with access to intent-driven mobile and online consumers. Pretio works with top brands on the world’s leading apps, games and websites. To date Pretio has rewarded over 100M user activities with brands such as JCPenny, Sears, Foot Locker, Bed Bath & Body Works, TOMs, and Crocs. Read more
Ad-free time! is a DNS provider that enables effortless ad blocking. It further filters harmful sites that are known to be harmful to users when accessed. It also enables acces to location restricted services. For more info: Read more
We're the only global level ideas conference where tickets are available for under $1,000/each. Seating is limited, and the event typically sells out, so don't miss your chance to participate. The format is 50 ideas presented over 2 days, 10 minutes each. Over 1/3 of the event is for networking with other critical thinkers. There is no limit on theme or subject matter, other than you can't be shilling your product or service. Read more
If you're a non-technical entrepreneur or business owner, we do all the tech for you, and get your website up and running in one business day. IT is like the modern day mechanic, we wanted to be your trusted go-to service provider. Read more
Striving to be the #1 privacy and security company in Canada, PrivaSecTech will help you understand and comply with applicable privacy laws. We also provide privacy and security training, as well as conduct vulnerability assessments and penetration testing. This is all wrapped into a single, annual service offering.  Read more
Onkea provides a platform for people to create eLearning tutorials comprised of videos, text and photos. Authors are paid ongoing commissions from the subscriptions to their educational materials Read more
Bet Smart Media has been supplying innovative, technology-driven products and services to sports betting brands since 2010. We've got something big cooking for 2014. Look for this barren wasteland that is our AngelList profile to be beefed up soon... Read more
Youneeq is a predictive analytics technology that recommends content based on user behaviour. Designed for stand alone websites or large online media networks. Content is recommended to the user based on relevance to past user behaviour, behaviours of other site users, behaviours of network users, predictive analytics, predicitve modeling, clickstream data, geo-spatial and other data. On the back end Youneeq creates user profile information that can be used to more accurately target content/ad/services to a more “qualified” or engaged user group. This results in significant increases in all analytics metrics, with the attendant opportunities to increase advertising/native content performance and yields.  Read more
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