CIX announces its top 20 innovative Canadian tech companies for 2018

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The Canadian Innovation Exchange has named the Canadian startups chosen as its top 20 innovative companies for 2018.

Companies are chosen by a selection committee made up of technology industry experts and investors from across the country. The CEO of each CIX Top 20 company will present at CIX 2018 on October 22 to 23, and pitch to a crowd of over 700 investors and tech peers.

CEOs and founders of CIX Top 20 companies will be also invited to open the TMX market on October 1, alongside other key players in the CIX community.

“We received 30 percent more submissions this year for the 2018 CIX Top 20 Program, with 18 percent from female-led startups,” said Lauren Linton, executive director of CIX. “It is exciting to see more women founders with such great potential to contribute to Canada’s success as a global innovation leader. Eight of the CIX Top 20 companies have female founders. We were also pleased to see so many companies from coast to coast.”

The full list includes:

  • Borrowell, Toronto
  • Canvass Analytics, Toronto
  • Clearbanc, Toronto
  • Coconut Software, Saskatoon
  • Delphia, Toronto
  • Dialogue, Montreal
  • eSight, Toronto
  • inkbox, Toronto
  • Intuitive AI, Vancouver
  • IRYStec Software, Montreal
  • Island Water Technologies, Charlottetown
  • Kiite, Waterloo
  • Klue, Vancouver
  • Myant, Toronto
  • Roadmunk, Toronto
  • skritswap, Sault Ste. Marie
  • Smooch, Montreal
  • Validere, Toronto
  • Vendasta, Saskatoon
  • Zighra, Ottawa
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