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Ontario is filled with successful companies that have raised millions of dollars in VC funding that came from some of the top investors in the world.

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1Password

1Password

1Password is a password manager that is both secure and convenient for managing documents, credit card details, and addresses.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $6.80

    B (

    July 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Toronto

  • Started in:

    2005

  • Founders:

    Dave Teare, Natalia Karimov, Roustem Karimov, Sara Teare

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Network Security, Privacy, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $920.14M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    28

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PointClickCare

PointClickCare

PointClickCare is the premier provider of web-based software and management services for long-term care facilities.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.00

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Mississauga

  • Started in:

    2000

  • Founders:

    Demetri Karagas, Steven Gutentag

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Personal Health, Pharmaceutical, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $86.88M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    18

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ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard is a study abroad platform that’s revolutionizing the way students find and apply for programs abroad.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.00

    B (

    May 2020

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Kitchener

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Martin Basiri, Massi Basiri, Meti Basiri

  • Industries:

    EdTech, Education, Internet, PaaS, Sales Automation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $479.91M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    22

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Clearco

Clearco

Clearco is a lending platform for startups, that provides unique performance financing products and services specifically tailored for founders of all stages.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Toronto

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Andrew D'Souza, Ben Sanders, Charlie Feng, Ivan Gritsiniak, Michele Romanow, Olivier Grinda, Pavel Melnichuk, Tanay Delima

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Financial Services, FinTech, Internet, Venture Capital

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $935.01M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    29

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Figment

Figment

Figment supports the adoption, growth and long term success of the Web 3 ecosystem.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    December 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Toronto

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    Andrew Cronk, Lorien Gabel, Matt Harrop

  • Industries:

    Blockchain, Computer, Cryptocurrency, Network Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1-10

  • Funding Amount:

    $163.84M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    31

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Ada Support

Ada Support

ADA is a vertically integrated digital advertising company.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    May 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Toronto

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    David Hariri, Mike Murchison

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Systems, Machine Learning, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $190.73M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    17

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Assent Compliance

Assent Compliance

Assent Compliance provides cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) solutions for product compliance, CSR, and vendor management.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    January 2022

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Ottawa

  • Started in:

    2005

  • Founders:

    Matt Whitteker, Robert Imbeault

  • Industries:

    Customer Service, Information Technology, SaaS, Supply Chain Management

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $501.64M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    9

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Axelar

Axelar

Axelar is a decentralized communication platform that bridges the divide between blockchain ecosystems, applications, and assets.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    February 2022

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Waterloo

  • Started in:

    2020

  • Founders:

    Georgios Vlachos, Sergey Gorbunov

  • Industries:

    Blockchain, Developer APIs, Network Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $63.75M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    28

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Freshbooks

Freshbooks

FreshBooks is a software company that provides cloud-based accounting software for small and medium-sized businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    August 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Toronto

  • Started in:

    2004

  • Founders:

    Levi Cooperman, Michael McDerment

  • Industries:

    Accounting, FinTech, Payments, Small and Medium Businesses, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $203.75M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    11

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TensTorrent

TensTorrent

Tenstorrent is a computing company that develops processors designed to help in faster training and adaptability to future algorithms.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    May 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Toronto

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Ivan Hamer, Ljubisa Bajic, Milos Trajkovic

  • Industries:

    Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC), Artificial Intelligence, Electronics, Hardware, Machine Learning

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $221.03M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    7

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