Category Archives: Startup Profiles

Toronto / Mexico City Startup Vetelia provides electrical vehicles to get around

Vetelia is dedicated to the design, development, and commercialization of electric vehicles as a convenient, effective mobility solution for companies, institutions and consumers. Our dream: “To make electric transportation a reality for every consumer” Who started the company? Do you / team members have tech background? We are three co founders: Emilio Sosa, Juan Pablo … Continue reading Toronto / Mexico City Startup Vetelia provides electrical vehicles to get around

Toronto startup Akira provides access to a doctor from your cell phone

Akira is a doctor in your pocket – we provide instant, on-demand access to Canadian doctors & nurses through our mobile app. You can get help with troubling symptoms, renew prescriptions, get specialist referrals – all without having to leave home or work. Long-term, we’re on a mission to bring high-quality healthcare to all of … Continue reading Toronto startup Akira provides access to a doctor from your cell phone

Montreal Hopper raises $82m – announces $1m in flights sold per day

Hopper, the mobile app that analyzes and predicts airfare, today announced it has secured $82M CAD in Series C financing led by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), one of North America’s largest pension fund managers. Existing investors Brightspark Ventures, Accomplice, OMERS Ventures, Investissement Québec and BDC Capital IT Venture Fund also participated … Continue reading Montreal Hopper raises $82m – announces $1m in flights sold per day

Vancouver startup Ayogo helping patients with chronic conditions / raises $2.5m

Ayogo builds applications for patients with chronic conditions. Our applications use gameplay and social mechanics to help patients develop new behavior and habits, and increase engagement with their care plans. Our customers are  healthcare innovators seeking to address the national quality and costs crisis in patient experience and engagement. Who started the company? Do you … Continue reading Vancouver startup Ayogo helping patients with chronic conditions / raises $2.5m

Montreal Startup mNubo making devices smart

mnubo provides Big Data and Analytics to the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) space – we enable ‘connected things’ to become ‘smart objects’. Our focus is to help extract true value from sensor data by delivering advanced analytics, strategic insights, and enabling richer applications. We offer a SaaS-based solution to connected object manufacturers to connect, … Continue reading Montreal Startup mNubo making devices smart