Twelve Canadian startups joining the Google for Startups Accelerator: Canada Cohort Class of 2023

A total of 12 startups from across Canada will be participating in our 2023 Google for Startups Accelerator Canada program. Supporting the next generation of Canadian founders and kicking-off our first accelerator cohort of the year, the 10-week, equity-free program is designed to bring the best of Google’s programs, products, people and technology to Canadian startups – at a time when AI continues to advance.

Now in its fourth year, the Google for Startups Accelerator builds on Google’s continued support for Canada’s startup ecosystem. The program is one of five accelerators developed specifically for Canadian companies, others include the Cloud Accelerator,Women Founders AcceleratorBlack Founders Accelerator, and the Climate Change Accelerator. 

The participating startups are:

  • Bidmii (Toronto) is an online marketplace that quickly connects homeowners and contractors for home improvement projects, guaranteeing payment security for each party by holding payments in trust.
  • Chimoney (Toronto) enables businesses to send payments to phones, emails and Twitter, regardless of scale, currency, country and other factors.
  • Clavis Studio (Edmonton) is an AI and /machine learning (ML)-driven design, visualization, and sourcing platform that provides a marketplace for designers and decorators to source new clients and use supporting tools to deliver their projects.
  • Foqus Technologies (Toronto) is an AI and quantitative imaging technology company that designs and develops software solutions to enhance the speed and quality of MRI scans.
  • Gryd Digital Media (Winnipeg) is a PropTech company that has developed a suite of products and services designed to deliver increased efficiencies, increased asset value, and reduced costs to property owners, managers, and REITs nationwide.
  • Morpheus.Network (Burlington) focuses on helping companies and government organizations eliminate inefficiencies and remove barriers to optimize and automate their supply chain operations.
  • Moves (Toronto) is building the collective of the gig economy, solving financial challenges associated with being a gig worker, and the lack of representation and ownership gig workers experience.
  • My Choice (Toronto) is an insurance aggregator that partners with insurance companies and brokerages to bring customers the power of choice and transparency through seamless, personalized user experiences and automation.
  • SalonScale Technology Inc. (Saskatoon) is the salon industry’s leading B2B SAAS provider in professional goods management, providing solutions that address the rising cost of salon supplies.
  • ShareWares (Vancouver) Has developed a platform that pairs technology with current city infrastructure to allow reusable cups and food containers to be bought, returned, tracked, and processed for resale. Stay tuned as food packaging is just the beginning.
  • Tablz (Ottawa) is a 3D bookings platform that lets diners upgrade to the seat of their preference, while generating net new profit for restaurants.
  • TrojAI (Saint John) helps enterprises manage AI risk through stress testing and audit of AI/ML models.

You can read the blog post here.

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