Emergence client, Island Water Technologies: a “top 20 most innovative technology company in Canada”

CIX (Canadian Innovation Exchange) releases an annual list of the top 20 most innovative technology companies in Canada.

IWT-header-logoThis year’s list has just been unveiled. The companies span industries including fintech, e-commerce, medtech and more. It includes Emergence client, Island Water Technologies from Charlottetown, PEI. Congratulations! Check out the original story on Techvibes here!

These are CIX’s top 20 in alphabetical order.

  • 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.

Companies were chosen via a selection committee featuring entrepreneurs and industry leaders from the likes of Sidewalk Labs, Scotiabank, Highline BETA and MaRS.

From there, hundreds of company profiles were slimmed down to the top 20 based on product/service offering, depth of management, market opportunity, and business model. This list also features better representation of female founders and leaders.

Toronto is the most well-represented city on the list, with nine total companies hailing from the country’s largest city. Montreal has three companies on the list while Vancouver and Saskatoon both have two.

Some of the largest tech companies in Canada have been featured in the CIX Top 20, such as Wealthsimple, League, Vidyard and Wattpad. The conference, which takes place on October 22 and 23, has already named its innovator of the year for 2018: ecobee. The company’s CEO will deliver a keynote address on CIX’s opening day.

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