Peytec: Peyman Moeini
Peytec has developed a security system including a tamper-aware security tag called Tamper- Aware RFID that has embedded inventory tracking capabilities to reduce shrinkage and optimize inventory. The system is capable of instant detection of any tampering attempt even in washrooms and fitting rooms. The system’s small security tags replace traditional sensors and are offered in form of both clamped and sticky tags which can be installed on products ranging from clothes, electronics to designer perfumes. The tag is compatible with the existing security system.
TapTrack: David Shalaby
TapTrack is a technology solutions provider with a core competency in Near Field Communication (NFC), a short range communication that facilitates interactivity between mobile devices and the physical world. Developing both hardware and software working in concert TapTrack provides solutions in areas such as marketing, asset management, secure check-in and agriculture.
Pulse: Jaclyn Konzelmann
Pulse is a remote monitoring system for seniors. The Pulse Pendant, worn by a senior, includes a help button and can detect location both inside and outside in case of an emergency. The Pulse Portal is an online web app that allows family members and caregivers to track and monitor everything.
Apollonia: Joon Kim
Apollonia Health is an oral healthcare biotech company focusing on developing ingestible anti-cavity agents that are effective yet safe for children to use. The number one chronic disease for children in the world is dental cavities, and we believe in freeing children from the pain of ever having dental cavities.
OnTab: Behzad Malek
OnTab is the integration solution that connects any smartphone to any payment terminal, regardless of the NFC capabilities of the phone or terminal. The OnTab solution is remotely activated on any payment terminal, allowing the merchant to accept and process mobile payments through the existing infrastructure.
Ubi: Leor Grebler
The Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation (UCIC) is a privately held Canadian corporation that designs and builds Ubi – The Ubiquitous Computer – a WiFi-connected, voice-operated computer. Founded in Sept. 2012, UCIC was featured in Wired, CNN, CBC, CTV, TechCrunch, and other media. UCIC’s sells hardware directly to the consumer and offers access to a portal to configure the device for free. As the price of the hardware drops, the model will shift to splitting revenue for apps developed for the Ubi and sold through the Ubi portal
VentureLynx: Kamal Hassan
VentureLynx is a secure platform for entrepreneurs to manage their information and network (and for investors to manage portfolios). It is used for governance and diligence: share files with your investors, lawyer and board (‘secure Dropbox’); also for operational updates and support: from advisors, investors and supporters (‘Facebook for business’).
Cream.hr: Caitlin MacGregor
Cream.hr has declared WAR on resumes! Their technology reviews each and every applicant and lets only the cream rise to the top. They separate who you should see instantly, so you start meeting amazing candidates.http://cream.hr
ESL Explorer: Nick Miller
ESL Explorer is the Expedia for the $4B English as Second language travel industry. Today students purchase their study programs abroad, the same way we bought travel 10-15 years ago, through low-tech storefront agencies. We disrupt this brick-and-mortar business in two ways: 1) we bring it online with models established in airline and hotel booking and 2) we slash prices by 50%. In 4 months, we’ve done $60K in sales. http://eslexplorer.com
SYNG Pharmaceuticals Inc: Vinay Singh
FIRST NON-HORMONAL THERAPY AGAINST ENDOMETRIOSIS SYNG Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SYNG Pharma) is a next generation biotechnology company dedicated to discovering innovative therapies that deliver lasting benefits to womans health while at the same time providing outstanding returns to prospective shareholders.
VertoNova: Francis Talbot
VertoNova Analytical Inc. is a Start-up from University of Toronto. VertoNova’s patented technology allows mass spectrometry to achieve direct quantization from samples without the need for complicated and expensive additional sample treatment, which are currently done. By eliminating the need for these additional steps, VertoNova’s technology will greatly reduce the time and cost associated with biodiagnostics.