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New Laureates

2020-2021

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

Circulus AgTech

Description: Circulus Agtech valorizes manure and compost to produce a precise and economic liquid organic fertilizer suitable for hydroponics.

 

Co-founders:

Circulus Agtech
David Leroux
Nicolas Martel-Bouchard
Mohamed Debbagh
Peter Tikasz

 

Resources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Food industry

Arrivage

Description:B2B direct sales platform reconnecting stores, restaurants, and other food professionals to farmers and artisans delivering around.

 

Co-founders:

équipe arrivage Lauréats Mtl inc.

Félix-Etienne Trépanier

Thibault Renouf

 

Resources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Les Emballages Banana Peel Inc.

Description: Les emballages Banana Peel offers fully compostable packaging solutions to help businesses selling perishable food online make the transition to more sustainable practices and meet the growing demand of their consumers.

 

Co-founders:

Claudia Poulin
Frédérick Lavoie
Dominic Dubé

Piecemeal

Description: Piecemeal is a powerful and free restaurant management platform aimed at automating and simplifying repetitive tasks.

 

Co-founders:

Piecemeal - Lauréat Mtl inc.
Christopher Wells
Oz Trachtman

 

Resources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Arts, shows and entertainment

Gallea

Description: Gallea is an online art gallery and art distribution platform serving artists, buyers and exhibition venues.

 

Co-founders:

Gallea - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Guillaume Parent
Linzi Shang
Michael Sun

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Group BeatConnect inc.

Description: BeatConnect is a virtual music studio for amateur musicians and producers. The digital platform offers these users the ability to create music content and collaborate with others remotely and in real time. The platform integrates with any other music software, audio workstation and musical instruments.

 

Co-founders:

Beatconnect - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Nicholas Laroche
Alexandre Turbide

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

 

Electronics / Electricity

Pyrocycle

Description: A new non-polluting and cost-effective process for recycling electronic waste that helps prevent environmental pollution by recovering contaminated plastics and by extracting precious metals / PYROCYCLE, A new non-polluting and cost-effective process for recycling electronic waste that helps prevent environmental pollution by recovering contaminated plastics and by extracting precious metals.

 

Co-founders:

Pyrocycle- Lauréats Mtl inc.
Mohamed Khalil
Sylvain Savard
Jamal Chaouki

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Fintech

iagree AI

Description: Every day millions of consumers agree to legally-binding contracts without reading them, iagree AI invents the intelligent virtual contract manager.

 

Founder:

iagree ai - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Charles Lesieur

 

Resources:
icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Video Games

Stockholm Syndrome.AI

Description: Stockholm Syndrome.AI specializes in artificial intelligence (AI) systems for the video game industry. Its mission is to enable studios without AI expertise to realize their vision of video games easily and at low cost. Stockhlom Syndrome’s product, Synthetic Souls, is an automated tool for generating behavioral decisions in game robots. It enables the creation of synthetic players using mechanisms and strategies that are symmetrical to human players.

 

Founder:

Stockholm Syndrom- Lauréate Mtl inc.
Stéphanie Bouchard

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Fashion

Mini-Cycle

Description: Mini-Cycle sells new and preloved baby and kid’s clothes and guarantees to buy it all back, creating a circular economy.

 

Founder:

Mini cycle - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Jad Robitaille

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Life Sciences

Eli Science inc.

Description: Eli allows women to take control of their health by providing their daily hormonal profile.

Co-fondateurs:

Eli - Lauréats Mtl inc.

Thomas Cortina
Marina Pavlovic Rivas

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Empego Technologies Inc.

Description: Empego is a software company aiming to disrupt the way patients interact with healthcare professionals through innovative solutions.

 

Founder:

Empego - Lauréats Mtl inc.

Philippe Chartrand

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

eyful

Description: Eyful improves the vision of visually impaired people affected by macular degeneration by combining augmented reality and artificial intelligence.

 

Co-founders:

eyful - Lauréats Mtl inc.

Michael Perreault
Sami Maarabouni

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

INViCARE

Description: Invicare has a range of products, including the first two on the market, two-dimensional nanocrystalline hydrogels made from FDA-approved materials whose biocompatibility and non-toxicity have been demonstrated by studies conducted jointly by the Université de Montréal, McGill University and Harvard University’s Faculty of Medicine.

The first product is used for implant maintenance cleaning and the second for surgical cleaning during implantation.

 

Co-founders:

Faleh Tamimi
Ashwaq Al-Hashedi

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Jenthera Therapeutics

Description: Jenthera Therapeutics develops CRISPR therapeutics using its novel precision editing platform, unlocking unprecedented possibilities for the tackling of genetic diseases.

 

Co-founders:

Jenthera - Lauréats Mtl inc. (1)

Phil Roche
Laurent Ziri
Sandra Azoulay

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

LFAnt Medical

Description: LFAnt Medical is a Montreal-based biotechnology company dedicated to revolutionizing diagnostic technology for the detection of infectious diseases. LFAnt combines progress in biomolecule sensing with microelectronics and telemedicine to offer a superior and private testing experience.

 

Co-founders:

Lfant medical - Lauréats Mtl inc.Patrick O’Neill
Mark Kumhyr
Michael Phelan
Adam Melnyk 

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Phyla

Description: Phyla is developing a digital health tool designed specifically for those suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

 

Co-founders:

Phyla - LAuréats Mtl inc.


Ryszard Kubinski
Paul Godin
Sani Karam
Michael Golfi
Houman Farzin
Kamran Kafi
Luca Cuccia
Austin Hill

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Statera Medical Inc.

Description: Statera Medical develops next-generation shoulder prosthesis to increase patients’ quality of life, without compromises.

 

Co-founders:

Statera - Lauréats Mtl inc.

Frédérik Plourde
Samuel Bourdon

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Technologies LifeEngine Inc.

Description: We design innovative surgical simulation tools to train skills and improve medical performance, for better quality of care.

 

Co-founders:

Life Engine - Lauréats Mtl inc.

Aymeric Guy
Catherine Forest-Nault 

 

Ressources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Real Estate

SquareFeet.ai

Description: SquareFeet.ai, through its flagpole product PULSE, aims to reinvent the way real estate developers and brokers work on launching a new condo or rental project, ensuring the highest revenue given the current demand in the market.

 

Co-founders:

Squarefeet - LAuréats Mtl inc.
Jordan Owen
Mark Owen
Sean Tasse
Benoit Thibault

 

Resources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Health care

Yapouni Inc.

Description: Yapouni’s mission is to support families (in the hospital or at home) by transforming their experience, their treatment, and their communication in a more joyful way. Yapouni develops educational games in collaboration with doctors, psychologists, and researchers, in order to respond to various pediatric health challenges or work-family balance challenges.

 

Founder:

Yapouni - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Marianne Burkic

 

Resources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Sport / Leisure

Élite NeuroKinetix Inc.

Description: ENK offers a proactive injury prevention solution for amateur contact sports by combining neuroscience, movement analysis, and artificial intelligence.

 

Co-founders:

Elite - LAuréats Mtl inc. (1)
Marie-Michelle Boulanger
Pamela Champagne
Allen Champagne

Michael Tola Denis

Vincent Di Stefano

 

 

Resources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Information and Communications Technology

Coinmiles Technology Ltd.

Description: Coinmiles is the first Canadian app to offer cashback in Bitcoin to users when they shop online or in-store. Coinmiles believes that acquiring bitcoins effortlessly and without investing their own money will bring customers to visit specific stores in order to receive rewards in Bitcoin.

 

Founder:

Coinmiles - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Dave Pouliot

 

Resources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Fanslab

Description: Fanslab develops social platforms to reinvent communities through the universe with smart networking, collaborative learning and engaging virtual events.

 

Founder:

Fanslab - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Stéphane Dumont

 

Resources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Gray Oncology Solutions Inc

Description: Gray is developing resource allocation software focused on optimizing the functional efficiency of oncology clinics to reduce patient wait-times, improve patient throughput, reduce stress and ultimately provide superior patient care.

 

Co-founders:

André Diamant
Nadia Lahrichi
Marc-André Renaud
Louis-Martin Rousseau
Jan Seuntjens

 

Resources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

HookMotion Inc.

Description: HookMotion automates fraud and error detection, as well as data collection for casino table games like blackjack.

 

Co-founders:

Hookmotion - Lauréats Mtl inc.

Matthieu Clas
Dominic Morin-Proulx
Samy Zarour

 

Resources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Hoppin' World

Description: Hoppin’ World is a social VR platform that allows people to virtually teleport together into pre-recorded and live real world locations.

 

Co-founders:

Hoppin'_ - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Alexandre Givern
Joaquim Miro
Jean-Nicolas Vandelac

 

Resources:

icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Leav Inc.

Description: Leav provides fully secure autonomous checkout for retailers of all sizes through its affordable contactless payment solutions.

 

Co-founders:

Leav Inc - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Evgeny Grachev
Olivier Roy
Charles-Étienne Simard

 

Resources:
icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Mely.ai

Description: Mely.ai transforme les connaissances de l’entreprise en intelligence afin que chacun puisse prendre des décisions éclairées pour atteindre les objectifs de l’entreprise.

 

Co-fondateurs:

Mely - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Edward Ko
Hoang Ngo

 

Ressources :
icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

PLAKK

Description: PLAKK uses artificial intelligence in medical imaging to revolutionize the prediction, treatment and prevention of heart attacks and strokes.

 

Co-founders:


Nicolas Bent
Karina Gasbarrino
Kashif Khan

 

Resources:
icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

QuoteMachine

Description: QuoteMachine empowers retailers to turn every sales conversation into an online sale through personalized microsites that convert at 70%.

 

Co-founders:

Quote Machine - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Jean-Denis Rocheteau
Jonathan Muschalle

 

Resources:
icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Rithmik Solutions

Description: Rithmik Solutions is building the world’s most advanced and reliable analytics for mobile equipment optimization.

 

Co-founders:

Rithmik Solutions- Lauréats Mtl inc.
Kris Isfeld
Amanda Truscott
Kevin Urbanski

 

Resources:
icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Zetane Systems

Description: Zetane sells a software platform for building machine learning solutions in enterprise that accelerates development cycles and eliminates all black box problems.

 

Co-founders:

Zetane - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Guillaume Hervé
Patrick St-Amant

 

Resources:
icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Tourism

Hôtel UNIQ

Description: Hôtel UNIQ is an accommodation village travelling throughout Quebec in search of the most beautiful landscapes for an exceptional stay.

 

Co-founders:

Hotel Uniq - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Solène April
Myriam Corbeil

 

Resources:
icone Site Montréal inc.

Transportation, logistics and warehousing

KM Impact

Description: KM Impact accélère la transition énergétique dans le domaine du transport. Nous conseillons et accompagnons les entreprises canadiennes dans l’optimisation de leurs infrastructures logistiques et flotte de véhicule. Nous offrons des solutions pour diminuer les coûts d’opération tout en diminuant les émissions à gaz à effet de serre.

 

Co-founders:

KM Solutions - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Louis Lamarche
Myrielle Robitaille

 

Resources:
icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.

Vinctus Technologies Inc.

Description: Vinctus Technology a développé le logiciel ShuttleControl, une plate-forme que les entreprises utilisent pour améliorer l’expérience client et l’efficacité opérationnelle dans la gestion de flotte de véhicules. La plateforme est actuellement utilisée dans des concessionnaires automobiles.

 

Co-founders:

Vinctus Technologies (ShuttleControl) - Lauréats Mtl inc.
Edward Maxedon
Jean-Marc Turk
Cedrick Ward

 

Resources:
icone Site Montréal inc.

icone LinkedIn Montréal inc.