10 of the best Vancouver startups being spotlighted at Collision in Toronto
This May, startups from around the world will head to Toronto to showcase their products and services at North America’s fastest-growing tech conference.
Now in its sixth year, Collision was created by the team behind Web Summit, the world’s largest and most influential tech event. Collision attracts CEOs of the world’s largest companies, founders of exciting startups, leading investors and media from more than 120 countries.
And this year, the conference is taking place at Toronto’s Enercare Centre from May 20 to 23 and is expected to host over 25,000 attendees.
Those in attendance can look forward to learning from a wide-variety of international startups, including a number from the west coast.
From startups that focus on artificial intelligence to dating apps, here are ten of the best startups from Vancouver that will be sharing their ideas among international investors, tech giants, and more at this year’s Collision conference.
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With the vision of creating a zero-waste world, this Vancouver startup created an AI platform driven by sensors that empowers spaces to be more sustainable. The platform makes real-time predictions to help users recycle more accurately so they can reduce the amount of waste being dumped into landfills and oceans.
Quantaloop Technologies Inc.
Quantaloop connects investors to high quality, high potential return projects that contribute to the offsetting of carbon emissions. This Vancouver company has built a land management and investment ecosystem that not only reverses decades of damage done to the planet but also one that is sustainable.
whatifi.io has created the ultimate financial scenario tool that helps its users make better decisions when it comes to their finances. The tool is a drag, drop and connect-the-dots style-platform that allows users to visualize scenarios and make better decisions.
Through cognitive-behavioural therapy, medicine and technology, Alavida is a virtual care system that helps its users drink less or quit drinking altogether. The app instantly connects thousands of people from anywhere to high-quality physicians, therapists and coaches specialized in heavy drinking.
Pick My Brain
Pick My Brain is exactly what it sounds like. It’s an online platform that allows users to package and sell their time, knowledge, and experience to a wider audience in new and creative ways on their own terms.
Capiche Capital Technologies Corporation
Capiche is a secure web-based platform where public companies can manage their private placements. This Vancouver startup brings corporate finance and equity management online, replacing the inefficient and costly manual, paper-based processes.
Supportbench Services Inc.
Supportbench is an easy-to-use and affordable multichannel support platform that lets users communicate seamlessly with their customers, make better business decisions, and deliver best in class service.
Singleton is a dating app that makes approaching someone a hassle-free effort, simply by allowing users to check-in and find other users nearby. Singleton aims at changing the complexities underlying the dating world by allowing users to map out interesting people around them, while still meeting people the old fashioned way.
This Vancouver startup has created on-demand and one-click development environments for the modern software team, web apps, and microservices. Squash.io allows creators to save time, iterate faster as well as further.
Established in 2017, SkyHive is an AI tool that helps solve the future of work by deepening the understanding of labour markets, workforces and skills by enabling new ways of acquiring, developing and engaging talent.
When: May 20 – 23, 2019
Where: Enercare Centre, Toronto
Tickets: Available online, starting at $595 – Daily Hive discount code: TheDailyHive
Daily Hive is a proud community sponsor of Collision Conference