Shaping Tomorrow: ventureLAB Unveils Innovative TechEdge Program

February 16, 2024

ventureLAB is thrilled to unveil the TechEdge program, an initiative that propels scale-up startups beyond their current limits by equipping them with the precise resources, strategic insights, and dynamic networks necessary for greatness. As the latest addition to ventureLAB's portfolio of innovative programs, TechEdge sets its sights on propelling scale-up startups beyond their current limits and positioning them as industry trailblazers.

ventureLAB TechEdge is a competitive program for high-potential scaling ventures focusing on innovative hardware or enterprise software, particularly in the DeepTech industry. Designed to fuel sustainable growth and evolution, TechEdge provides startups with the precise resources, strategic insights, and dynamic networks necessary for enduring success.

“TechEdge sets its sights on propelling scale-up startups beyond their current limits and positioning them as industry trailblazers.”

Selected from a pool of exceptional innovators, TechEdge comprises forward-thinking companies developing innovations across various sectors, including AI, robotics, haptic technology, medtech & VR, etc. Through TechEdge,founders will gain exclusive access to a one-year program offering comprehensive support valued at over 500K in perks, tools, and resources. From personalized advisory guidance to access to foreign markets, ventureLAB TechEdge covers every aspect of startup growth and expansion, ensuring that each company is primed for success in the competitive tech landscape.

As we welcome the newest members of ventureLAB TechEdge, we invite you to join us on this journey of entrepreneurship to fuel innovative sustainable growth and shape the future of Canada's tech sector.


ASKaFOX is an AI-powered SaaS tool to help industrial companies find critical suppliers. They generate shortlists matching your criterion via their proprietary aggregation tool and qualify each lead by performing an on-site audit thanks to an extended industrial expert network nearby the sources.

ASKaFOX is best suited for searching for "five-legged sheep" and innovative production technologies.

BetterCart Analytics

BetterCart Analytics helps food processors, manufacturers, and retailers make data-driven decisions with its advanced price analytics technology.  Harnessing the power of over 5 billion grocery product records currently, and 30 million new price updates weekly, BetterCart Analytics provides its customers with real-time and historical pricing data for all grocery products, along with powerful intelligence that deepens their understanding of markets and competitive landscapes.  Using machine learning and AI to provide an unparalleled level of transparency and traceability around grocery product pricing, BetterCart Analytics powers the competitive advantage of its customers, and supports their sales and marketing efforts.

Dawn Robotics Inc.

Dawn Robotics Inc. specializes in enabling machines to understand real-world environments. Our core technology "Glyph" allows for real-time deformable surface tracking while embedding metadata. Together the two properties which machines derive from "Glyph" directly allow them to both dimensionally and functionally understand how to interact with objects.


Hungerhub is a meal delivery solution for offices and the workplace. Hungerhub provides both the technology to place orders as well as the logistics to manage deliveries, connecting offices and allowing employees to place orders individually from their favourite local restaurants to receive customized, individually packaged and sealed meals delivered to their desks.


Blumind is a fabless semiconductor start-up with deep expertise in AI, semiconductor and automotive technologies, applying unique analog concepts to machine learning inferencing to dramatically lower power consumption and latency.

Vigilant AI

Vigilant AI has developed an approach to reducing friction in the supply chain by analyzing all available documentation and financial data involved in sourcing materials, products and services and successfully delivering them to customers. In doing so, we validate that every payment term, customs code and vendor email discussion was reviewed to ensure the smooth operation of the supply chain.

TITAN Haptics Inc.

TITAN Haptics develops advanced haptic motors for smartphones, consoles and touchscreen devices. Based on a solid-state magnetic suspension, TITAN’s patented Linear Magnetic Ram (LMR) technology offers a console-like experience in smaller devices, key for delivering virtual buttons and AAA-gaming on portable devices.


MedEssist equips independent pharmacies with world-class clinical solutions, business tools, AI, and a full-service technical support team to facilitate their transition from traditional pharmacies to modern pharmacy health clinics.

Circuit Virtual Tours (Beyond Media)

Circuit is reinventing virtual tours and maps. Campuses, offices and retirement homes use Circuit to digitize their physical spaces. With significant momentum, Circuit is building the most sophisticated visual marketing platform for spaces.

About ventureLAB TechEdge

ventureLAB TechEdge is an initiative that propels scale-up startups beyond their current limits, positioning them as trailblazing industry leaders. Picture an ecosystem where high-potential ventures not only survive but thrive, equipped with the precise resources, strategic insights, and dynamic networks necessary for greatness.

About ventureLAB

ventureLAB is a leading global founder community for hardware technology and enterprise software companies in Canada. Located at the heart of Ontario’s innovation corridor in York Region, ventureLAB is part of one of the biggest and most diverse tech communities in Canada. Our initiatives focused on raising capital, talent retention, commercializing technology and IP, and customer acquisition have enabled thousands of companies to create over 5,000 jobs and raise more than $350 million in investment capital. At ventureLAB, we grow globally competitive tech titans that build-to-scale in Canada, for global markets.

Join ventureLAB’s next Info Session to explore exciting opportunities for your company.

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