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With growing emphasis on the social, environmental and economical benefits of buying local food, Toronto entrepreneurs John Cowie and Rob Elms have developed Carptor, a web and mobile database for finding local food wherever you are.
When Turo – a peer-to-peer car rental marketplace – was looking to expand from the U.S. into Canada, Cedric Mathieu, who’d be helming the company’s Canadian operations, knew Toronto would make an easy fit with its cultural proximity and access to world-class talent.
While Toronto’s reputation as the zenith of startup culture is relatively recent, the city’s lineage as a hockey town runs far deeper. Oneiric founders Emily Rudow and Kayla Nezon are looking to tap into both of those cultures in order to grow their hockey base layer business.
Over the past half-decade Mauricio Meza and Jorge Silva have worked their way through Toronto’s startup ecosystem evolving their accessibility device from a cobbled together tool made from third party hardware, to a seamless, proprietary tool making smart devices available to anybody with upper-body mobility impairments.
For teaBOT there’s no better home base than Toronto: international tea drinkers, long winters and an inherent sociability. But that hasn’t kept the Toronto-based startup from expanding its robot army beyond the ecosystem here to cities like Palo Alto and Chicago.