Startup Pitch Finalists and Alternates - Inventures

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Flokk Systems

Flokk Systems is an Alberta Ag-Tech company offering innovative solutions for digitization of livestock herd management and traceability reporting. Cow/calf production yields $9B in revenue and $3B in exports annually, yet makes almost no use of digitization. Flokk applies built for purpose hardware and cloud services to seamlessly integrate digital herd management into ongoing operations. Flokk is Herd Management and Traceability where it belongs. At the Herd.

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Gru Organics

Gru Organics is a sustainable vertical farming company that creates a feasible year-round growing platform in cold Canadian climates. We treat waste as a resource, taking in the operational waste heat and CO2 emissions from existing operations, to offset our operating demands and our environmental footprint.

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Ionic Solutions

Ionic Solutions is passionate about increasing society’s ability to produce clean drinking water from salty water sources. We’re talking brackish water aquifers and sea water to drinking water.
We have developed a game changing water desalination technology that produces clean drinking water using 65% less power, 90% more output, and reduce or eliminate commonly used water treatment chemicals. In short, we have the greenest, most sustainable water desalination technology on the planet.

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Verge Ag

Verge Ag is an AgTech company focused on developing a SaaS product for Operational Control. The team at Verge Ag has developed an easy to use software that simplifies farm planning to reduce in-field decision making and help accelerate the transition to autonomous farming. Verge’s software, Launch Pad, is the world’s first interactive web application for autonomous farm operations planning.

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Firefly

Greenhouses and vertical farms present challenges to growers needing tight environmental control and early detection of pests and disease. Fireflies are tiny wireless multi-spectral imagers with many onboard sensors and AI. Deployed in swarms among the growing plants they generate rich, detailed 3D maps of crop health/productivity, microclimates and pest/disease activity. Cloud-hosted analytics render real time visualizations of crop state and history and AI-boosted decision support tools.

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Asset Market

Our mission is to accelerate the large-scale deployment of telecoms, EV and IoT infrastructure to benefit communities worldwide. Vast amounts of devices need to be installed where people live, work and travel. It’s expensive and time consuming to find places to put devices at the scale needed. We provide a tech platform making it fast, cheap and easy to find the best sites, and get necessary permits and agreements in place between service providers and asset owners.

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MAGNA Engineering Services Inc.

Most communities spend millions to maintain out-dated grey infrastructure systems. At MAGNA Engineering Services we design sustainable green infrastructure that saves your community money by naturally treating municipal wastewater. We are civil engineering consulting firm dedicated to delivering innovative, cost-effective wastewater solutions for municipalities and communities throughout Western Canada and beyond. Let us worry about your pipes, so that you can focus on your people.

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VideowindoW

VideowindoW is a startup based in the Technical University in Delft, The Netherlands. VideowindoW creates the glare control of the future. Our segmented tintable glass becomes a huge transparent video screen. Based on sensors and our software we can turn any content into dynamic glare control. Offered as a service, VideowindoW reduces the carbon footprint, adds experience and yields an immediate return by showing commercial content. We already sold three installations to airports and museums.

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Wayru

Wayru is the Internet Service Provider with distributed ownership for the urban developing world. A small investment will get you a piece of the Internet in emerging countries. Our Network will provide reliable, fast and affordable Internet access to homes, businesses and people, by the people.

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Behaivior

Behaivior is a digital wellness company that uses behavioral health technology & wearables for relapse & overdose prevention. We help people stay on track with their recovery process by providing the right intervention at the right time, in real-time, and we help care providers better serve clients. Behaivior is determined to end the deadliest drug epidemic in American history, the opioid crisis. Recovery, our patent-pending platform, acts as a guardian angel on your wrist.

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Clinical Trial Hero

Clinical Trial Hero is a free, unique Android & iPhone app designed to help people suffering from chronic illnesses find clinical trials. Developed Dr. Nikhil Joshi, a Canadian physician, clinical triallist and cancer survivor. His unique experience and desire to help others is the driving force behind Clinical Trial Hero. It is the next generation in medical care, combining access to clinical trials and mindfulness therapy.

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Rest by Umay

We now spend the majority of our waking hours in front of digital screens – straining not only our eyes but also our nervous system, compromising our ability to heal through relaxation and sleep. Umay is on a mission to shift our state of constant connection to one of conscious connection by building the next generation of wellness technologies that will change the way we think about tech hygiene to be no different than the way we think about our dental hygiene.

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RetinaLogik

RetinaLogik is a social enterprise that centralizes virtual eye exams, making screening effortless, and facilitates earlier detection of retinal conditions such as glaucoma. Our portable exams cost 94% less, enable remote diagnosis, and have advanced eye health analysis. Our mission is to enhance access to eye exams for 2 million people by 2026. Help us change lives and save vision, in and outside Canada. Check our page and do not hesitate to reach out to learn more.

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SnapSmile

Snapsmile is an app that helps you detect dental issues earlier.

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AGvisorPRO

AGvisorPRO Inc. is a Canadian agri-tech company that uses its platform to instantly connect people in agriculture, globally, to deliver sustainable solutions through a network of premium, specialized advisors. We facilitate the creation of a brand new channel for agriculture that connects farmers, independent advisors, retailers, manufacturers, government, and researchers in a connectivity matrix that creates greater farm profitability, sustainability, and enhances global food security.

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Locelle Digital Inc.

Locelle is a B2B talent development platform to retain top female talent by providing 1:1 mentorship and professional development through proprietary technology.

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Music Traveler

Music Traveler is a marketplace centralising spaces with musical instruments, equipment for creative, entertainment & performing arts sector

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Carbix

Carbix is transforming CO2 into building products. We’ve developed a scalable fast – batch photolytic reactor to process CO2 emissions from point source emitter flue gas. CO2 emissions are combined with mineral feedstocks in the reactor to produce raw materials-carbonates for use in a wide range of building and non-building products. We can also use DAC (direct air capture) CO2 as a feedstock.

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Electronic Grid Systems Inc.

Electronic Grid Systems is an Edmonton-based startup and a spinoff of the University of Alberta. Committed to unlocking the 100% electric vehicle future, the company has developed a power conversion solution that allows utility companies to upgrade the grid infrastructure to support 100% electric vehicle charging demand with 70% lower cost.

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HydrocarbonX Inc.

HydrocarbonX was inspired by a vision to reimagine hydrocarbons, how they are produced, used, recycled and especially valued. Mounting ESG & regulatory pressure to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas production creates a billion-dollar industry opportunity. HydrocarbonX is developing an economically compelling and novel natural gas-to-liquids technology, creating value from waste, supporting a near net zero emissions future and helping protect the Pale Blue Dot we all inhabit.

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NanosTech

NanosTech, a Vorsana company, is a leading clean technology company that produces nano-catalyst for several industrial sectors. In addition to nano-catalyst production, the company is developing several proprietary clean technology solutions, including In-situ (in-reservoir) upgrading, ultrasonic oxidative desulphurization, CO2 conversion, and renewable fuels through complementary biomass/crude/fuel/Pyrolysis processes.

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Wintergreen Pellets

Wintergreen Pellets is committed to a greener and more sustainable future by producing straw pellets. We are located in the heart of Alberta’s farming country and convert underutilized and discarded straw as a feedstock to make pellets for various fuel alternatives. Similar to how wood pellets are replacing coal, straw pellets will be another source of fuel for energy and heat production in Alberta, Canada and around the world.

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Daniola Corporation

Our company offers a cloud based solution, first of it’s kind one-stop shop to transform the buying and selling of gemstones, minerals and metals. Our secure platform provides an effective and transparent end-to-end of the global mining value chain. We aim to improve profitability, efficiency, decisions and outputs concerning procurement.

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Integrity Technology Solutions

ITS is a high growth audit automation company passionate about solving problems in the energy industry’s joint interest accounting and audit space. Our technology focuses on using AI and ML to validate invoices in real time to identify and resolve any billing issues before they become disputes, acting as the equivalent of a “”TSA Pre-Check”” for accounting transactions to give working interest partners assurance that the billings have been pre-validated against the terms of a complex agreement.

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Newsadoo

All News. Your Topics.

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Ontopical

Ontopical provides business development professionals with comprehensive insights into upcoming government contract opportunities, long before a request for proposal is even contemplated. This company is well on their way to become the leading market intelligence platform for businesses in North America who sell their products or services to government agencies, providing them with a valuable competitive advantage in this $750B market.

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Robolution Technologies Inc.

Robolution is building autonomous solutions for construction equipment (e.g. dozers, loaders, excavators) to unlock new levels of efficiency and drastically reduce human-error injuries and labour costs in the construction space. With AI-powered LiDAR, radar and computer vision technologies, our solution can upgrade these heavy machines to perform their respective construction tasks autonomously without modifying their existing mechanisms and can be deployed or uninstalled within minutes.

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MateRate

MateRate is an AI-powered adaptive learning solution that simplifies Maths for school students by identifying and resolving the root cause of their conceptual gaps. It focuses on resolving gaps in a targeted manner to help students realize a substantial improvement in their learning outcomes within a short span of time.

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Nanoseen

Nanoseen is a team of passionate nanotechnology engineers and scientists who prove remarkable properties of the nanomaterials as a core component of the company’s products solving many problems related to climate change. To pioneer the next generation of nanotechnology solutions, we have combined ground-breaking research with cutting-edge technologies to develop technologies against water scarcity, carbon dioxide emissions, plastic water pollution and beyond.

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Via.Delivery

Via.Delivery is a SaaS enabled B2B logistics marketplace. Simply, we cut shipping costs for e-commerce by 80%, enabling Amazon Prime Shipping Magic for All Non-Amazon Online Stores.

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Cherry Health

Cherry Health is a mobile app based, self-serve locum matching platform. The idea behind it is to defragment physicians by building a central, unifying locum matching system across Canada. In order to actually aggregate the scattered populations of clinics and locums we’re working hard to build advanced, effective software that is self-sustained without ever needing to charge clinics money for posting locums.

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Nicerr

Nicerr is a community mentorship platform for experienced professionals to mentor people from minorities and under-served communities.

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Optimized Charging Systems

Our product addresses a strong need in the performance evaluation of charging stations (CSs) for electric vehicles (EVs). We developed an analytical software platform, which evaluates the operational performance of a CS based on its design and traffic pattern data. Our product optimizes the design and utilization of charging stations saving costs to the operators, and ensures that the EV drivers can conveniently and efficiently charge their vehicles.

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ALTERNATES

 

AI Shading

AI Shading® empower building industry to achieve sustainability targets with energy-efficiency technologies.

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Buoyancy Works Software Corp.

Be Well, Stay Motivated… Accelerate your Job Search. Buoyancy helps job seekers overcome the motivational challenges that come with an unplanned career interruption. The Buoyancy platform provides virtual coaching, peer-support, and behavioural boosting… personalized and powered by Behavioural Science. Better outcomes, faster results, increased wellbeing.

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Correct AI Inc.

Correct-AI optimizes, protects and automates civil infrastructure construction projects using AI. Correct-AI develops tools and technologies to improve worker safety & equipment uptime and operational efficiency in real-time.

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Monark

Monark is on-demand leadership development and training in one simple platform, driving measurable and lasting growth through psychology and the science of leadership. By utilizing micro-learning, on-the-job practice, behavioural nudges, and real peer feedback, Monark acts as a digital coach without relying on a human, making training more personalized, accessible, and effective. This is the modern solution for high-performance workers – empowering leaders to own their growth anywhere, anytime.

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SynCogen

SynCogen’s Sol-Mat product is a photovoltaic electric generator, a heat collection system and a tool to keep driveways and walkways free of snow and ice. Win-Win-Win. The mats can be mounted on any location that conventional solar panels are installed. Enough solar energy falls on most properties to provide enough electricity and heat to entirely power the house and heat it. Imagine energy independence. SynCogen is a division of Big Time Engineering Corp.

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ZAFA Biorefinery Inc.

Our mission is energy efficient and swift conversion of biomass into bio-fuels, biochemicals, monomers, biopolymers, bioplastics and biomaterials to replace fossil fuel based counterparts and facilitate rapid transition towards bio-based materials and bio-economy

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iClassifier Inc.

iClassifier Inc. is an Artificial Intelligent (AI) technology based company that develops scoring tool to assess dairy cows for conformation traits and to evaluate the health and performance of other animals. iClassifier product has been generated by intense collaboration between world-class dairy scientists (BovineData Inc.) and engineers (Technofer Technology Solutions Corp.), as well as producers.

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