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Alumni Companies

  • Acerta

    A machine learning platform that detects anomalies in vehicle data to decrease manufacturing costs, and improve quality.

  • Acorn Biolabs

    Cryopreserving people’s healthy young cells for use with future medical technologies.

  • AIRO Health

    A wearable nutrition tracker that actively monitors a user’s caloric intake.

  • Amina Health

    Allows users to track their nutrition levels with a single drop of blood and buy customized supplements based on what their bodies’ actually need.

  • ApplyBoard

    Helps international students apply to universities and colleges in North America through an all-in-one application platform.

  • Avidbots

    Smart cleaning robots for autonomous commercial floor cleaning.

  • Bartesian

    A modern mixology system that creates premium cocktails on demand.

  • Blitzen

    Helps SMB marketers convert website visitors into data-rich leads, and capture key customer insights.

  • Bookneto

    (Acquired by Canadian Innovation Centre, 2013). Bookneto is a Q&A tool built on top of Waterloo’s online learning platform (LEARN).

  • Borealis Wind

    A wind turbine de-icing system that is low maintenance and easy to install. 

  • BridesMade

    BridesMade is an online portal that allows bridesmaids to rent size-adjustable bridesmaid dresses that are shipped right to their doorsteps.

  • Bridgit

    A construction technology company

  • BufferBox

    (Acquired by Google, 2012). Automated self-serve kiosks for consumers to retrieve shipped parcels at their convenience.

  • Cardinote

    Maker of Tabophone, a guitar pick that writes music for you automatically.

  • Chalk.com

    A platform for teachers with a suite of products for curriculum management, administrator insights, and collaboration.

  • Charity Republic

    Volunteer management software that provides effortless volunteer scheduling and tracking.

  • CharityCAN

    Software as a service to help charities quickly find, qualify and make connections with important donors.

  • ChefHero

    Helps you order everything for your kitchen in one convenient location.

  • Code Connect

    (Acquired by Microsoft, 2016). Code Connect for Visual Studio displays code as the computer will execute it, making complex software projects easier to understand.

  • Couple

    (Acquired by Life360, 2016). A relationship app that connects partners around the world.

  • Demine Robotics

    A specialized robot that excavates and neutralizes landmines with limited human interaction.

  • DraftingSPACE

    (Acquired by BuildDirect, 2015). An automated floor plan generation tool for use in architecture, interior design, and home staging.

  • EMAGIN

    An intelligence platform that enables water utilities to proactively manage their infrastructure in real-time.

  • Embark

    Self-driving vehicles that can save lives, reduce emissions, and free up billions of hours.

  • Encircle

    A platform for insurance carriers to improve productivity and transparency across the entire insurance ecosystem.

  • EnPowered

    Group buying for energy to help consumers control energy usage and costs.

  • Expertise Finder

    A search engine to connect journalists with subject matter experts. 

  • ExVivo Labs

    Non-invasive allergy testing solutions for physicians, making the experience safe, simple and certain.

  • Faire

    Faire helps retailers discover and try thousands of unique items risk-free. 

  • Fiix

    On-demand service for automotive repairs.

  • Fora

    (Acquired by Andela, 2014). Provides digital educational content for organizations in Africa using course content developed by world leading experts.

  • Gamelynx

    Team-based competitive eSport games for the mobile generation.

  • Georgette Packaging

    Custom branded packaging for small businesses.

  • Greenlight Essentials

    Software that helps entertainment professionals better understand film industry data.

  • Grobo

    A hydroponic grow box to easily grow high-quality food and medicine right at home, all year long.

  • HealthIM

    Provides police with an intelligence driven system to prevent crisis and reduce risk when supporting persons with mental illness in the community.

  • HearthStats

    (Acquired by GAMURS, 2016). Statistical feedback to help improve gamers’ performance.

  • Hive

    Helping brands build, engage, and monetize their online audience.

  • Innovative Protein Technologies

    A food-safe crop protection solution for farmers to protect against devastating frosts and ensure crop yields.

  • Jingu Apps

    (Acquired by Rebellion Media, 2012). Social apps that make any mobile chat experience more fun.

  • Kaizena

    A platform that allows educators to give high-quality feedback, and identify student abilities beyond test scores.

  • Kik

    An instant messaging app with over 300 million registered users that lets users connect with friends, and chat-based services.

  • Kira Talent

    A platform that allows higher education admissions teams to add interactive videos and written components into admissions applications.

  • Kitematic

    (Acquired by Docker, 2015). Runs containers through a simple, yet powerful graphical user interface.

  • Labforge

    A network of low energy sensors that use AI to track objects and their movements for perimeter security.

  • Lightbot

    Apps that teach kids to code through games.

  • Linkett

    Provides live audience data for digital out of home advertising.

  • Load Army

    A mobile app that makes it easy for contractors to order dump truck services.

  • Lumotune

    Transparent digital displays that look just like glass.

  • MAJiK Systems

    Real-time monitoring and analytics that help manufacturers optimize production.

  • Maluuba

    (Acquired by Microsoft, 2017). Teaching machines to think, reason and communicate.

  • Mappedin

    Dynamic wayfinding for the indoors.

  • Medly Labs

    A music making app to create songs and share them with people around the world.

  • MetricWire

    A mobile platform that helps organizations harness insights, analytics, and deeper audience connections in real-time.

  • Moocow Unicycles

    Building durable and lightweight unicycles to optimize performance.

  • NanoPhyll

    Smart coatings that are engineered to respond to the local environment.

  • Nicoya Lifesciences

    Personal surface plasmon resonance (SPR) instruments designed for the individual researcher at the comfort of their own bench.

  • North (Formerly Thalmic Labs)

    Maker of Focals. Smart glasses that put fashion first.

  • Oneset

    A community app that shares workout ideas through 15 second videos.

  • OpenPhone

    OpenPhone adds a second phone number to your existing mobile device along with powerful features to help your small business communicate better.

  • Palette

    Palette is a modular hardware device that provides creators with personalized control of any software.

  • PASS Kit

    A first aid kit for mental health to decrease stress in individuals, and stigma in communities.

  • PaveAI

    Google Analytics Simplified. PaveAI customizes analytics to your needs and emails you actionable reports from your data.

  • Pebble

    (Acquired by Fitbit, 2016). Smartwatches people love.

  • Pegasus Aeronautics

    High endurance aerial platforms to extend drone flight times.

  • Penta Medical

    A wearable therapeutic system to speed the recovery of injuries and chronic conditions.

  • PiinPoint

    A site selection platform that helps business owners discover, compare, and validate locations for expansion.

  • Pinpress

    Shape changing technology that reduces manufacturer downtime, consumption, and labor costs.

  • Pitstop

    A cloud-based diagnostic platform for automotive vehicles.

  • Playticipate

    Helping parents find local kids activities.

  • Pout

    (Acquired by Everalbum, 2016). A community for fashion, beauty, and inspiration.

  • ProNavigator

    A B2B company with an AI-powered assistant built for insurance. From getting quotes to asking questions, insurance is as easy as chatting!

  • Prospect

    Allows sales teams to accurately target B2B leads.

  • PumpUp

    A health and fitness app that provides personal coaching, workouts and a supportive community.

  • Rebel Hippo

    Indie game studio.

  • Reebee

    An app for shoppers to browse flyers, create lists and search for products.

  • Salient Energy

    Cheaper, safer, and longer-lasting batteries for the grid.

  • Sesame

    A platform for teachers that provides a living, visual record of student competencies.

  • Signal

    Signal is a platform for cryptocurrency signal groups.

  • Singspiel

    An app that helps you learn to play piano with the songs you love.

  • Smarter Alloys

    Makes shape memory materials smarter smarter, lighter, and more reliable.

  • Sortable

    Automated ad operations, built by publishers for publishers to make ads suck less.

  • Sparkgig

    An online marketplace for local musical performers to connect with event opportunities.

  • Suncayr

    A smart wearable patch that changes colour to indicate when sunscreen has worn off, helping sunscreen users safely enjoy the sun.

  • Tabnex

    An artificial intelligence platform that provides integrated intelligence on candidates to decrease the costs of hiring, and improve the quality of talent pipeline.

  • Terrene

    Terrene is a business insights tool which allows anyone to build and deploy machine learning models in as little as 30 seconds.

  • TicketFi

    A simple yet powerful ticketing platform.

  • Tinker

    Technology that builds trading algorithms for a variety of digital assets like Bitcoin.

  • TrendRadius

    (Acquired by Intelex, 2015). Customer feedback analytics for product managers.

  • TritonWear

    High performance wearable tech for competitive swimmers.

  • Ubiq

    Simplifying the AV setup of conference rooms by making it wireless.

  • UHWK

    A durable helmet-mounted HD video camera for athletes.

  • UpGrain

    Maximizing productivity of seeds through exposure to electromagnetic fields.

  • Vertical

    Custom augmented reality experiences for any device.

  • Vidyard

    An online video platform for marketing and sales that provides video hosting, management, and analytics.

  • Voltera

    A desktop circuit board printer that helps build hardware faster.

  • Willow Cup

    Sustainable plant-based milk that is delicious and nutritious.

  • WorldVuze

    WorldVuze is a safe global discussion platform where K-12 students can share and explore perspectives with other students around the world.

  • Wriber

    A content optimization platform that helps you drive more traffic and customers to your website.

  • zpharm

    Innovative medicines for a variety of disease states.