101 Top Small and Medium Businesses Startups and Companies in Canada

August 7, 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Canada based Small and Medium Businesses companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Small and Medium Businesses industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Canada Small and Medium Businesses Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Wave

Wave

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Wave offers tailored financial services (payments, payroll) and award-winning free software for small/micro-businesses around the world.

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FreshBooks

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FreshBooks, cloud-based accounting software, allows owners to invoice clients, track time and run their small businesses in the cloud.

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Jobber

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Jobber is a business management platform for small home service businesses.

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Relay

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Relay is a digital bank designed for growing businesses.

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Humi

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Humi is an all-in-one HR, Payroll, and Benefits platform, helping 4,000+ Canadian businesses.

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FundThrough

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FundThrough helps small business owners navigate their cash flow challenges with by accessing the working capital in their unpaid invoices.

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Plooto

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Plooto is a payment management platform for small and medium-sized businesses that helps to automate and streamlines their payments.

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Joist

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Contractor Estimating and Invoicing Tool

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ProntoForms

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TrueContext Corporation provides mobile business solutions to automate field sales, field service, and field data collection.

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Reply.io

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Reply is the leading AI-powered sales engagement platform that automates multichannel touchpoints throughout the sales process.

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Smile.io

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Smile is the world’s largest provider of ecommerce loyalty programs.

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Wagepoint

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Wagepoint is your all-in-one payroll solution filled with all the features you need, and none of the stuff you don’t.

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Method:CRM

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Method builds a platform that delivers mass-personalization for small and medium sized businesses.

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Hoppier

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The #1 Stipend Management Software – How companies offer stipends and allowances that employees brag about.

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Parkbench.com

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Parkbench is an all-in-one sales & marketing platform for realtors who want to build their brand & get more clients in a neighborhood

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Webware.io

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Do it for you” Website and E-commerce platform.

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Ario Platform

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Ario Platform is a modern digital banking platform built for enterprises.

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Fortuna.ai

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Fortuna is an AI-powered AUM Growth Platform to help Financial Services firms scale.

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Needls.com

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The needls ad platform allows businesses to automatically create, target and optimize digital ads on both Facebook and Instagram.

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TeamGram

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Salestech for construction industry suppliers

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Eden App

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On demand and subscription based snow removal and lawn care

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Greenline POS

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Canada’s leading cannabis retail point-of-sale system

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HostPapa

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HostPapa is a leading provider of web hosting and cloud service solutions to small and medium-sized businesses.

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PlasticSpot

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PlasticSpot is a company in western Canada. Matching patients with qualified medical practitioners and more.

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PivoHub

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PivoHub is a B2B craft beer ordering platform that allows brewers to easily sell their products to retailers.

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Sherpa ERP

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Sherpa ERP provides small and medium-sized businesses with a single place to manage their business.

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Knit People

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Cloud payroll & payments, HR, and benefit service for small businesses. Proudly Canadian.

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Georgette Packaging

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Elegant and thoughtful packaging for small businesses and discerning individuals.

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Now In Store

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Now In Store is a platform that allows businesses to automatically create print & digital catalogs for online & offline marketing campaigns.

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MYLE Electronics

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MYLE Electronics is a developer of wearable electronic hardware and lifestyle apps.

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Openera

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Openera monitors email and cloud files for compliance risk and automatically tags, classifies and saves files according to corporate policy.

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Nextwave Software

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Nextwave Software employs advanced graph database research and visualization methods to develop and deploy knowledge graph technologies.

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Grand River Business Intelligence

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Grand River Business Intelligence provides custom database-driven software to small and medium sized businesses.

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Stormboard

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Transform your meetings company-wide with Stormboard’s innovative digital workspace!

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Rewardly

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Rewardly is a cash back app, that rewards customers for sharing their purchase on social media.

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Deluxe

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Deluxe helps small businesses and financial institutions deepen customer relationships through trusted, technology-enabled solutions.

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Bridgr

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SaaS enabled marketplace to unleash your potential and embrace the digital transformation of your business

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Yocale

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Yocale is a local appointment engine that brings consumers and businesses together in every neighbourhood.

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inFlow Inventory Software

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inFlow Inventory Software offers small businesses with an inventory management software solution.

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Callture

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Callture is a provider of telecommunications services to both business clients and regular consumers.

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Scoop Robotix

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Scoop is simple, powerful work management & automation software for renewable energy companies.

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Sales Spider

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Sales Spider is a social network enabling SMEs to connect with others, host and view webinars, place classified ads, and access sales leads.

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Spinrite

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Spinrite is the largest producer and marketer of craft yarn in North America.

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BrainRider Knowledge Marketing Group

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Brainrider is a B2B knowledge marketing group that helps companies get more leads and win more customers by accelerating the buying cycle.

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Osmos

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Quoting/Estimates software that empowers salespeople by helping them send quote sales 10X faster and close more deals effortlessly.

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nmodes

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nmodes offers AI solutions that personalize and scale the sales process of consumers.

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Click Less Do More

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Software your business needs. Your Brand, Our Tech. Custom cloud software for every business.

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Cakemail

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Helping you grow your business. All the tools you need to deliver the emails people want.

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BreezeMaxWeb

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BreezeMaxWeb Manages Internet Advertising Campaigns For Businesses To Increase Our Clients’ Online Profile, Ensuring Maximum ROI & Profits.

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Nutcache

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Smart & simple collaborative project management web app with time tracking, invoicing and expense management

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MINT TECHNOLOGY CORP., MINT INC. AND MINT COMMERCE INC.

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Mobile Payments, Program Manager and Merchant Acquirer, Processor

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Vencru

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Vencru is a SaaS platform for small businesses. It provides SMBs easy visibility into their sales, expenses, inventory, and accounting

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HiredWell

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Mobile-optimized solution that enables businesses to seamlessly gather information from walk-in job seekers.

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ToolHound

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Tool and Equipment Management System

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Miles T Sweeney Limited

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Miles T Sweeney Limited provides business accounting, assurance, taxation & consulting services.

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Softrak Systems

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Softrak Systems is an award-winning accounting system designed for small- and medium-sized businesses.

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Happy Go Mobile

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Cloud software for pet care providers that makes it easy to be busy.

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FieldPro Software Ltd.

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A Field Service Management software solution for the Oil & Gas market.

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Gogiro

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Gogiro provides internet-based services to small businesses through a cloud aggregation platform.

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Career Spark

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Getting everyone into their right jobs, to drive success at work.

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Winair

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Winair is an aviation management software.

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Smart Cell Communications

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Smart Cell Communications is a telecommunications small and medium businesses.

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ATS Corp

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ATS provides cloud-based workforce management enterprise solutions for a company’s HR, payroll and financial management activities.

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Ratemyemployer

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Ratemyemployer is a website where employees and employers can discuss their experiences and opinions.

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PM SCADA Cyber Defense

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Cyber Defense for Critical Infrastructure

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Kepler Capital

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Kepler Capital is a private equity firm that focuses on acquiring exceptional small businesses throughout North America.

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StaffStat

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StaffStat offers a software solution that enables employees to communicate, manage, and obtain notifications about shifts.

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A&A Associates | Windsor Printing Press, Signage & Design Services

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Full service print shop located in Windsor Ontario. Offers complete commercial printing, signage, business cards, brochures, graphic design.

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inBOLD Business Solutions

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inBOLD is an online platform that enables business professionals to create online database applications without coding.

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OpenCal

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OpenCal is an online appointment scheduling and booking software that allow small businesses to automate their scheduling activities.

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MAK Business Solutions

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MAK Business Solutions deals with web development, SEO, branding, printing and digital marketing for small and medium businesses.

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Blue Collar Software

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BCS is the industry leader in trade & business management software, organizing & growing businesses with our all-in-one solution

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SharePoint Maven

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SharePoint Consulting Firm that focuses on SharePoint Online & Office 365

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Noratek Solutions

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Noratek Solutions offers a broad portfolio of IT services for small and medium businesses as well as large corporate organizations.

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CanadaStartups.org

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Small Business Startup Platform

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InputKit

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SaaS, Customer Feedback Software

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Climatesmart Business

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Climate Smart empowers and enables organizations to reduce their emissions, strengthen their businesses, and build a resilient economy.

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Tenaquip

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Tenaquip is a supplier of industrial and occupational health & safety products.

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B2M Asia

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B2M Asia is an online merchant platform that gives technology and strategies for small and medium-sized companies.

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Fuelled

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Fuelled is an online energy equipment marketplace platform.

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Ayming Canada

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Ayming’s focus is on accelerating business growth, anticipating future changes & opportunities and securing a business’ long-term position.

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Aqurus Solutions

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Aqurus Solutions manufactures cloud-based ERP systems for SMEs, supply chain management, and business management.

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BookMyCity

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BookMyCity makes it easy for consumers to find and book services online. SMBs get a business management system and enjoy local exposure.

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Streamline Information Systems

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Streamline Information Systems provides enterprise software solutions for industrial distributors.

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TST-CF Express

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TST-CF Express provides transportation solutions and services.

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Sysgen Solutions Group

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Sysgen Solutions Group is a information technology consulting company located in Calgary.

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Ad Valorem

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Ad Valorem provides an online software on employee expenses.

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Law Scout

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Law Scout is an online platform that connects small businesses to lawyers at the upfront and fixed fees.

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Jibbio.com

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Jibbio ft. AskMIA | Promotional and SEO Marketing Tool in One

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LogMyHours.com

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Simple time tracking, invoicing and employee management tool

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Tooq

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Tooq is allowed contractors, freelancers and small businesses to create and send professional looking pdf invoices in minutes.

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Divestopedia

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Divestopedia is a resource for entrepreneurs who want to sell their business for the best price and terms.

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BizXPro Inc.

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Automated procurement tool helps SMBs choose from top-rated IT & development firms, at no cost, while offering qualified leadgen

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Paintbox Catering and Bistro Inc.

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At the core of Paintbox catering services and bistro operations is our social mandate – to provide training and career path opportunities

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Engineer Outsourcing

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Engineer Outsourcing connects businesses with low-cost CAD, CAM and CAE services from reputable engineering firms in India.

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VintValley

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VintValley is a technology focused investment company that creates sustainable business ecosystems.

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Dineserve

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Our mobile platform connects foodservice operators with distributors and importers.

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Vested

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Vested is a crowdfunding platform for startups to showcase their profiles and raise funds from investors through equity crowdfunding.

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Safec

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Safec is a company that helps entreprenuers get capital and money to help start their businesses.

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Valcor

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Valcor Small Business Restructuring, Capital Acquisition and Training

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Golden Spruce Capital

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Golden Spruce Capital is a Toronto-based pool of entrepreneurial capital seeking to invest in private businesses across North America.

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