Summer Highlights and What To Look Forward To In 2020

Sanchi Illuri
September 29, 2020
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From new partnerships and clients to big ecosystem wins, it's been a busy few months. We want to catch you up on anything you missed, as well as share tech news from the past week and what you can look forward to in the remainder of 2020. Now more than ever, we remain deeply committed to our companies, community, and innovation ecosystem. As always, we continue to work hard to deliver exceptional experience in helping our founders navigate real business challenges. You can reach out anytime at, or join us for an orientation if you're looking to join a thriving community of scale-ups, advisors, partners, and investors.

Summer Highlights

New Clients

This quarter, we welcomed eleven companies into our programs. From hydroponic furniture to AI video analytics, these companies are changing the innovation ecosystem in York Region, creating the breakthrough products and services that distinguish Canada's technology sector.

TaperMD is a revolutionary solution to the problems of managing multiple medications in older adults. Sarjan Health helps employers and health plans tackle musculoskeletal disorders in the most engaging, effective, and scalable way possible.

Eat MealFirst is an innovative Canadian company delivering last-mile products to end-user. SmartConcil provides SME's and Enterprise companies with an easy way to manage cash flow and create financial projections.

BisRing is an online platform connecting real estate investors and home owners with reputable service providers and businesses. Just Vertical is an indoor vertical hydroponic company that creates furniture that feeds its owners.

The HILO network is a SaaS enterprise software solution used by building operators to attract tenants, boost revenues, and streamline operations. EAIGLE is an intelligent video analytics platform based on machine learning and AI.

Synthergy combines the mathematical models of material process with a developed AI algorithm for greater efficiency in product process lines. Homewise automates the consumer mortgage process online, with predictive technology that gets clients their best mortgage from over 30 banks and lenders. is a data-driven decision-support platform that optimizes resource usage to help farmers reduce operating costs for optimal growth. ventureLAB is a leading technology hub located in Markham in York Region, Canada’s second largest tech cluster. Through its programs focused on capital, talent, technology, and customers, ventureLAB has supported over 2,000 tech companies and entrepreneurs, including 100 companies that have raised over $100 million and created 3,500 jobs. ventureLAB’s innovation hub is a 50,000 square foot facility that is home to over 45 tech companies and partners that employ more than 300 people. At ventureLAB, we grow globally competitive tech titans that build-to-scale in Canada. Join our community.

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