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  • A-Line Orthopaedics

    A-Line is developing safer, faster and less invasive implants for minimally-invasive spine surgery that improve patient outcomes and surgeon confidence.

  • Able Innovations

    Able's autonomous technology allows for safe, efficient, and dignified patient transfers ushering a new era of efficiency and independence.

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  • Acerta

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

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  • Acorn

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

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  • Agrisea

    Agrisea is the Ocean Agriculture company. Quite simply, we grow crops in the ocean.

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  • AIRO Health

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

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  • Aiva Labs

    Aiva Labs is an AI-powered design solution that helps businesses 5x website engagement and conversion rates without coding.

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  • Alchemy

    Protective film for windshields to prevent stone chips, block solar infrared heat, and prevent overnight frost.

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  • 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.

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  • ApplyBoard

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

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  • Arylla

    Secure nano ink that combats fraud and improves top line revenue.

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  • Audesse

    Aftermarket elimination of idling for public transit. We save fuel, maintenance costs, and greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • Avidbots

    Smart cleaning robots for autonomous commercial floor cleaning.

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  • Avro Life Science

    Medicated stickers to deliver seasonal allergy medication to children.

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  • Bajaar

    A platform for bazaars (local marketplaces) of emerging countries. BajaarApp helps buyers discover products, and merchants reach more customers easily.

  • Bartesian

    A modern mixology system that creates premium cocktails on demand.

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  • Blitzen

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

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  • 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. 

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  • BridesMade

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

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  • Bridgit

    A construction technology company

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  • 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.

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  • Caribou

    A platform that connects people to the best support and treatment options globally.

  • Chalk.com

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

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  • Charity Republic

    Volunteer management software that provides effortless volunteer scheduling and tracking.

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  • CharityCAN

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

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  • ChefHero

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

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  • 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.

  • Curiato

    Provides institutions with smart sensor systems to remotely monitor and manage patients at risk of developing pressure related injuries.

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  • Demine Robotics

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

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  • DraftingSPACE

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

  • DropLab

    DropLab is building a microfluidics platform for automating a variety of laboratory procedures.

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  • Elucid Labs

    An AI-powered hand-held device capable of real-time detection of skin conditions, disease, and cancer.

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  • EMAGIN

    (Acquired by Innovyze, 2019). 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.

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  • Encircle

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

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  • EnPowered

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

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  • Envoi

    Envoi offers retailers an infrastructure for same day delivery in order to meet consumer demand that is not currently fulfilled by traditional courier services.

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  • EPOCH

    Helping employers improve retention, employee engagement and breaking corporate silos by curating/structured volunteer opportunities for employees.

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  • Evercloak

    Our patented technology is an economical and energy efficient manufacturing process for continuous coating of single layer nanomaterials over large areas.

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  • Expertise Finder

    A search engine to connect journalists with subject matter experts. 

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  • ExVivo Labs (Now Kenota Health)

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

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  • Faire

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

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  • Fiix

    On-demand service for automotive repairs.

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  • 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.

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  • Georgette Packaging

    Custom branded packaging for small businesses.

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  • Glove Systems

    Modernizing Complex Fabrication. Glove Systems software uses advance 3D imaging algorithms to help pipe fitters do their job more easily and effectively.

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  • Greenlight Essentials

    Software that helps entertainment professionals better understand film industry data.

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  • Grobo

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

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  • Ground News

    Ground is the first AI-powered verified news platform.

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  • H2nanO

    Harnessing solar energy to treat contaminated water quickly, effectively and at low cost.

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  • Halion Displays

    Low-power outdoor visible display technology to enable the next generation of devices.

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  • HealthIM

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

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  • HearthStats

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

  • Hedgehog

    Redesigning the traditional disposable umbrella into a durable and long lasting product.

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  • Hedgehog Medical

    Hedgehog Medical uses AI and computer vision to analyse ultrasound data to assist in quicker diagnosis and triage of patients.

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  • HelpWear

    A 24/7 wearable heart monitoring system that detects when the user suffers a heart attack and contacts emergency services.

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  • HITCH

    A locally relevant education platform designed for African schools.

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  • Hive

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

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  • Hodlbot

    Index fund for cryptocurrencies, they provide the recommendations to create the index fund but do not trade themselves or on behalf of their user.

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  • ICSPI

    The world’s smallest, simplest and most affordable Atomic Force Microscope.

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  • 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.

  • Joya Travel (Tugolo)

    Joya Travel enables authentic, unique, and culture-rich travel experiences.

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  • Junip

    Simple & powerful review management for eCommerce brands.

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  • Kaizena

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

    Explore Kaizena
  • Kik

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

    Explore Kik
  • Kira Talent

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

    Explore Kira Talent
  • Kitematic

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

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  • Labforge

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

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  • LabsCubed

    Enabling companies to create new and innovative materials through enhanced testing methods.

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  • Level

    A cloud-based collaboration platform to help residential contractors better manage communication with their co-workers and clients.

    Explore Level
  • Life Sciences Key Technologies (LSK)

    LSK brings decentralized diagnostic capacity to the point of need, globally.

    Explore Life Sciences Key Technologies (LSK)
  • Lightbot

    Apps that teach kids to code through games.

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  • Linkett

    Provides live audience data for digital out of home advertising.

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  • Load Army

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

    Explore Load Army
  • Lumotune

    Transparent digital displays that look just like glass.

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  • MAJiK Systems

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

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  • Maluuba

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

  • Maple Precision

    Maple Precision includes a team of engineers inspired by spatial data. Their product, EQUATOR, is mapping software that makes it easy for anyone to create custom, standout maps in minutes.

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  • Mappedin

    Dynamic wayfinding for the indoors.

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  • Marlena Books

    Therapeutic recreation products for individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

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  • Medly Labs

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

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  • Membio

    Real, fully functional red blood cells made the same way the body makes them, we just make them in the lab.

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  • MetricWire

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

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  • Mirage VR

    Bringing imagination into reality with a full-body tracking virtual reality experience.

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  • Monogram (formerly Palette)

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

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  • Moocow Unicycles

    Building durable and lightweight unicycles to optimize performance.

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  • NanoCnet

    Nanomaterials to enable the creation of flexible, transparent electrodes.

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  • NanoPhyll

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

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  • NanoQuan Inc.

    Manufactures advanced, high-performance nano composite materials.

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  • NERv

    An implantable biochip platform to detect post-operative complications.

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  • Nicoya

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

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  • North (Formerly Thalmic Labs)

    Maker of Focals. Smart glasses that put fashion first.

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  • 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.

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  • OSIMple

    A mobile-first tool to assist bridge inspectors with their on-site inspections. (Also Known as BigBridge Technologies Inc.)

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  • Ourotech

    Personalized cancer treatments through measuring drug resistance ex vivo.

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  • Palitronica

    Palitronica provides cybersecurity and mission assurance for electronic control systems from part integrity to runtime protection.

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  • PASS Kit

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

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  • PaveAI

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

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  • Pebble

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

  • Pegasus Aeronautics

    High endurance aerial platforms to extend drone flight times.

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  • Penta Medical

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

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  • PiinPoint

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

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  • Pinpress

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

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  • Pitstop

    A cloud-based diagnostic platform for automotive vehicles.

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  • Playticipate

    Helping parents find local kids activities.

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  • 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!

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  • Prospect

    Allows sales teams to accurately target B2B leads.

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  • Pulse Industrial

    Pulse Industrial creates sensors that enable a system-wide view of common valves in industrial plants to predict and alert failures.

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  • PumpUp

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

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  • Qidni Labs

    Artificial kidneys for patients with kidney failure.

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  • Rebel Hippo

    Indie game studio.

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  • Reebee

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

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  • Salient Energy

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

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  • SannTek

    Developing a handheld breathalyzer that enables the detection of recent-use cannabis using nanotechnology. 

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  • Serenity Bioworks

    Medicine formulas that improve the safety and long-term effectiveness of anti-inflammatory medication.

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  • Sesame

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

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  • Signal

    Signal is a platform for cryptocurrency signal groups.

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  • Singspiel

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

  • Sitata

    Keeps you safe when you travel through real-time health & safety information and by connecting you to trusted support when you need help.

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  • Site2Site

    A mobile application to automate constructions job sites.

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  • SiteVue

    A software platform that allows construction managers to capture, organize, and share moments on site with their entire project team.

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  • Smarter Alloys

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

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  • Sortable

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

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  • Sparkgig

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

  • Stacktronic

    A modular battery for industrial vehicles that connect like LEGO bricks to make battery packs of any shape, size, and capacity.

  • Suncayr

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

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  • SUPERVISA

    SUPERVISA is a visa and immigration software that's making applications simple, affordable, and fast.

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  • Tabnex

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

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  • TallyFi

    A simple handheld people-counting solution that provides a live online dashboard with insightful analytics.

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  • Telica

    Telica develops microbial products to promote plant health using microbiology, genomics, and artificial intelligence.

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  • Terrene

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

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  • Theraphage

    A novel platform for the universal treatment of solid tumours that is targeted, resilient to resistance, and curative.

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  • TicketFi

    A simple yet powerful ticketing platform.

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  • Tinker

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

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  • Trajekt Sports

    Trajekt Sports is revolutionizing athlete performance. Our baseball pitching robot can exactly replicate any pitch imaginable.

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  • TrendRadius

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

  • TritonWear

    High performance wearable tech for competitive swimmers.

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  • 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.

  • Vena Medical

    Vena Medical is creating a forward viewing imaging microcatheter that allows physicians to see inside patient blood vessels.

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  • Vertical

    Custom augmented reality experiences for any device.

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  • Vidyard

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

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  • Voltera

    A desktop circuit board printer that helps build hardware faster.

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  • Voyage Labs (formerly Medella Health)

    Medella Health develops novel sensors using machine learning to monitor health biomarkers for medical devices, ranging from smart contact lenses to point-of-care solutions. 

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  • Watfly

    Watfly is working to fill the gap between surface transportation (these currently suck) and teleportation (is currently impossible) by enabling personal air travel.

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  • Willow Cup (now Perennial)

    Sustainable plant-based milk that is delicious and nutritious.

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  • Wolf and Grizzly

    Wolf and Grizzly uses advanced product design and manufacturing to build outdoor products that enable people everywhere to find adventure wherever they are. Backyard to backcountry.

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  • 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.

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  • zpharm

    Innovative medicines for a variety of disease states.

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