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G-Tech

One Line Pitch: Provides manufacturers with more affordable and cost-effective milk testing machines, water purity analyzers, and slurry analyzers for use in quality control.

Business Summary: Will sell milk testing machines to small dairy farms that would otherwise not be able to afford such a device. Will sell a water analyzer that is affordable enough to be purchased by even the smallest of water treatment plants. Will sell slurry analyzer for use in the mining industry.

Sector: Life Sciences

Virtual Dance Studios

One Line Pitch: Connects dancers with dance instructors from around the world to provide live virtual dance classes.

Business Summary: Sell dance lessons to individuals or groups to be taught at the Virtual Dance Studios self-renting studio or at partnered dance studios across Winnipeg. The studios will contain all equipment necessary to virtually connect the dance instructor to their students.

Sector: Information and Communications Technology

Best Buddy

One Line Pitch: BestBuddy is an end-to-end digital solution for lifelong pet care.

Business Summary: When an owner purchases or adopts a new companion, that pet’s information is input into the system. BestBuddy prompts users to input various details about the pet, their living conditions, and their own personal preferences with regards to pet care. 

Sector: Information and Communications Technology

CBSA Life

One Line Pitch: Develop and manufacture buffers, cell culture media, DNA & RNA extraction kits, molecular kits for rapid diagnosis of viral and bacterial diseases, and molecular enzymes.

Business Summary: CBSAlife is a company involved in developing and manufacturing cell culture media that has succeeded to achieve the technology of manufacturing diagnosis kits. The team of CBSA life is committed to providing customers with first class sample preparation kits for RNA, DNA and protein purification, clean-up and concentration for use in research applications as well as diagnostics, and to provide dedicated and expert support services to our customers and partners worldwide.

Sector: Life Sciences

www.cbsalife.com

Community

One Line Pitch: Provides senior citizens with an online environment for socialization and online classes.

Business Summary: Sales of health care and wellness-related products, online courses, leisure packages, medical travel packages, and advertising revenue.

Sector: Life Sciences

www.yuechina365.com

Data Pitcher

One Line Pitch: DataPitcher has been started this year (2019) by a company that has been a pioneer in the start-up world in the last 6 years by building various products/platforms. They have worked over 40+ clients in the last 6 years for various AI/ML use-cases in the domain of Healthcare, Fintech, education, etc. 

Business Summary: DataPitcher is Blockchain and Auto-ML driven most secured marketplace to either get the best value for your data assets, Workflows or Algorithms or else solve your business use-case with the best possible solution with scientist or Auto-ML acting as solution miners.

Sector:Information & Communications Technology

TRL: 4

Drug Detail Establishment for Trade

One Line Pitch: A private Establishment which sells and promotes aesthetic products, food supplement, health products, Medical Devices and we work also in the pharmaceutical brokerage business.

Sector: Life Sciences/ Manufacturing

http://www.drugdetails.net

Easy Reg AI Solutions

One Line Pitch: Innovative intelligent cloud-based software platform for manufacturers to manage all warranty services information. As well as intuitive APPS for customer’s warranty registration and management.

Business Summary: To create and easy way to help every end consumer to register warranty and manage the after-sale service. It is a third-party platform to offer technology-led warranty registration.

For Consumers, Easy Reg provides an intuitive APP that contains easy steps to register and manage warranty. On the manufacturer’s end, Easy Reg provides a cloud-based software platform to manage warranty info. 

Sector: Information’s and Communications Technology

https://www.easyregai.com/

FCC

One Line Pitch: Creation of online Chinese Character learning courses directed at the children of Chinese immigrant parents. To help support the student’s cultural heritage growth.

Business Summary: The application of AI aided technology with a web platform to provide Chinese students real-time live course teachings with real-time corrective feedback.

Sector: Services

https://www.xhanzi.com/

GC Perfect

One Line Pitch: GC Perfect is a smart platform that helps contractors to:

  1. Professionally manage contracts
  2. Expectations 
  3. Payments online & on the go

Business Summary: GC Perfect focuses on contractor operational efficiency with ease of use, and full invoicing, payments, bank account, escrow, and email integration. 

Sector: Information & Communications Technology/ Services

Global Immigration Consultants Ltd.

One Line Pitch: Affordable and global solution to current immigration consultants approach ensuring more people are serviced at a lower cost.

Business Summary: Have created a platform that makes things easier for the consultants and the clients, through their unique approach and addition of DSS. GIC has lowered the actual assessment time to an average of 6 minutes, which enables the consultant to access double the amount of profiles in a single workday, compared to their competitors.

Sector: Services

http://www.gicbd.com/

Kiddi Health

One Line Pitch: The vision of the KidiHealth team is to make every daycare an extension of the child’s home and create collaborative circles of parents, dedicated daycare staff, and healthcare professionals around every child so they can reach their full potential.

Business Summary: While existing solutions attempt to automate some administrative tasks, Kidi Health’s cloud-based platform provides a single, easy to access, place to manage daycare activities, automate government forms & compliance tasks, inform parents, and refer children to healthcare specialists when they need it most. This is a transformational change, not only making daycare more efficient but helping them grow.

http://www.kidihealth.com/

LeFu Health Products

One Line Pitch: Health Biotech products company.

Business Summary: To produce and distribute nutrition supplements to help bone density and joint pain, as well as the development of new innovative health products. Such as supplements that promote sleep, improve mood, and ease premenstrual problems.

Sector: Life Sciences

Max 9

One Line Pitch: Provides quality assurance on safety (non-tampered) and legitimacy (non-counterfeit) of products using technology for under two cents an application.

Business Summary: Sell a version of RFID chips attached to devices that are validated at point of manufacture.

Sector: Information and Communication Technology

Miracare Medi Tech

One Line Pitch: Magnolia Medi Tech combines an affordable 3D image capture system and 3D printing techniques. Which deliver customized maxillofacial prosthetics with accurate skin colour with fine textures over a 3Dshape, with significant savings in both time and cost.

Business Summary: New and innovative methods for manufacturing facial soft tissue prostheses that prioritize accurate 3D color image reproduction have been developed and a framework and protocol for specific 3D processing designed. Additionally, color management processing has been developed and successfully applied to 3D imaging devices and manufacturing processes.

The overall plan is to integrate electronic sensors at the intersection between the prosthetic and the wearer’s tissue, which the prosthesis can gather information related to prosthetic function and comfort, such as the pressure, temperature, and light across wearer’s tissue, that can help improve further iterations of these types of prosthetics.

Sector: Life Sciences

http://miracaremeditech.com/

Outworks (BSJ tech Inc.)

One Line Pitch: On-demand solution for the provision of general home labour. Outworks allow for their customers to find contractors on the network (online platform) which can offer the required service.

Business Summary: What sets outworks apart, is the way in which contracted workers are integrated into the system. Contractors facing components of the system allow for workers to bid on work, collaborate with other workers, track and analyze performance over time, optimize performance and efficiency, manage their bookings and communications, and even record revenues and expenses in preparation for tax return submissions.

Service providers using Outworks can either offer services as individuals or as organizations. Any contracting or construction services may wish to augment their traditional business and marketing, by offering services and bidding on jobs through the Outworks platform.

Sector: Services

Polynix Technology

One Line Pitch: R&D based company that develops new technologies in the Healthcare area.

Business Summary: Our product is an in-situ forming scaffold (IFS) which does not originate from humans or animals. In the bone grafts with human or animal source, both detecting and eliminating of the viruses in preparation procedure are not possible; meanwhile, processing the graft with chemicals or radiation to reduce the risk of disease transmission, increases the risk of graft failure. In addition, the current synthetic bone grafts in the market do not establish network after placement in the site of the defect. This IFS solidifies in the site of the surgery within 2 minutes with evenly distributed homogenous porosities resembling spongy bone.

Sector: Life Sciences

Posture Leader

One Line Pitch: A smart wearable posture corrector, which tracks the postures and identifies whether they are harmful to the neck and back in the long-term. It provides users with an AI-powered posture detection system, that alerts them to correct their postures based on minor targets, which will be defined after analyzing their postural habits.

Business Summary: A smart wearable posture corrector, that is connected to a mobile application. This device has high-performance fabric, which contains some sensors to record dentists’ postures, in order to analyze their postural habits at first, and monitor it afterward. The team has used machine learning algorithms to detect improper postures, specifically in dental practices. This AI powers the smart posture detection system, that updates the posture database based on users’ performance and feedback. This posture detection system alerts the users to correct their postures, whenever they have exceeded their specific threshold. These thresholds are minor targets that the device specifies for each user individually, so that the user get used to the standard postures step-by-step, through a personalized schedule. In addition, it suggests effective daily exercises to help them to prevent MSDs.

Sector: Information & Communications Technology/ Life Sciences

TRL: 5

http://postureleader.com/

Ramis (Agri-Bot)

One Line Pitch: Ramis is engaged in designing, making, and retailing agricultural robots. 

Business Summary: The current product is an autonomous insect hunter, specially designed to be used in a wide range of Canadian farms as a replacement to chemical insecticides, eliminating their side effects such as soil/water contamination and destruction of plant and animal ecosystems.

Sector: Clean Technology

TRL: 7

SailBox

One Line Pitch: Platform-based bookkeeping, accounting, and financial management software integration.

Business Summary: SailBox is the boutique accounting firm of the future. Their team of accounting professionals will be trained to specialize in the use of the software that your company chooses to manage finances internally. Whether it be Quickbooks, NetSuite, Zoho, Xero, Wave, or one of the many other solutions.

SailBox provides three key benefits:

  1. Preparation of the books, using the software that you choose to run your business.
  2. The staff specializes in the use of leading-edge accounting software and is well-prepared to consult with your team to maximize the benefit your business receives form using an innovative approach to financial management.
  3. Using their services, engaging with our accountants, scheduling calls and meetings, and even paying contractors, can all be done through a single, centralized online platform. They can even assist your team in integrating their platform with your other productivity tools.

Sector: Information & Communications Technology/ Services

SHADI

One Line Pitch: Shadi is a network of experienced, exclusively trained and licensed therapists who deliver 24/7 mental health services through a high-tech, AI-equipped platform.

Business Summary: To establish a global analytics platform and online inventory of outdoor advertising opportunities whose services and brand will not only be accepted in Canada but also in other parts of the world. 

The clients provide basic data via questionnaires. In less than a few hours, the platform suggests several therapists based on the clients’ objectives, preferences, and the type of issues they are dealing with. The clients choose the favored therapist. They can start communicating through the dedicated private online room instantly using text messages, voice memos, scheduled phone calls, or live video sessions.

Sector: Life Sciences

SmoShop

One Line Pitch: Implementation of Smart Shopping Based on a Patent Invention.

Business Summary: This system provides all necessary information for the customer, including guidance in finding the product location, offering several similar products and comparing them, teaching the use of new goods to the customer, as well as a short advertisement in relation to that issue. 
The customer can get out of the store without a queue. This system, in addition to the guidance of the client, can exclusively show ads for each customer, which are required and followed by the product. In hopes to make a breakthrough in advertising and make advertising meet individual needs. 

Sector: Manufacturing/ Information and Communications Technology

SolidSense

One Line Pitch: SolidSense is an infrastructure material performance insights company. 

Business Summary: The initial SolidSense product is a sensor and software package, that allows engineers on a construction site to precisely monitor the state of concrete as, and after, it’s been poured. This ensures that over the critical next few days, expensive concrete is not ruined due to changing environmental conditions, valuable engineers are not wasted visually monitoring the concrete and that the concrete settles with maximum strength, which can be life or death for most structures

Sector: Clean Technology/Information and Communication Technology

http://www.solidsense.ca

SpeakBlock

One Line Pitch: A superior mobile app, connecting small African entrepreneurs to the developed countries through a cross-border communication platform and fraud-free cryptocurrency payment systems.

Business Summary: To promote seamless cross-border transactions using a combination of a Niche Messaging Platform, Fraud-Control Blockchain Technologies, and Artificial Intelligence “AI” Computational Cryptocurrency Payment Models.

Sector: Information and Communications Technology

SURT

One Line Pitch: SURT is a cloud-based AI-powered, Analytics and Forecastingplatform focused on Small Businesses.

Business Summary: To bring radical growth by harnessing focused research, data analysis, and machine learning, aimed at small businesses in fashion, lifestyle, and the retail sector. Surt aims to create dedicated programs and tools to turn strategy into decisions and execute for the highest measurable results.

Sector: Information and Communications Technology

www.SurtCollective.com

Vacant Boards

One Line Pitch: Online marketplace for outdoor advertising.

Business Summary: Vacant Boards connect businesses and brands to available, low cost, and result-oriented outdoor advertising opportunities whilst tracking return on investment via their property mobile app. Aim to set up a Canadian top-level domain name that will house all the outdoor advertising inventory in Canada ranging from billboards, street light poles, transit, and digital out of the home.

Sector: Information and Communications Technology

https://vacantboards.com

VR Depares

One Line Pitch: The design and development of interactive audiovisual content, for virtual reality systems, with the aim of distracting patients’ minds from the pain during dental/medical procedures.

Business Summary: The business has taken advantage of gamification methods, to develop an interactive meditative application exclusively designed for the audiovisual distraction of patients during dental treatments.

Sector: Information and Communications Technology

http://vrdepares.com/

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