After leaving Toronto to chase their careers to the high-tech cradle of the San Francisco Bay Area, Melissa Jewison and Abhinav Gupta, separately, were wooed back by Toronto by the city’s meteoric technology scene, taking posts at enterprise level network security solutions provider BlueCat.
Amidst growing calls for bans on single-use plastic and non-compostable utensils and take-out boxes, Toronto’s Candy Cutlery has come up with a sweet solution: make edible, candy-based spoons and dessert cups.
Inspired by research from self-help pioneer Napoleon Hill on the “masterminds alliances” used by business magnates to discuss personal and business affairs in a private setting, Aïko Thurlow set out to create her own curated groups of entrepreneurs under the InFounders banner.
Convinced that colleges and universities could benefit from their own digital marketplace for students to sell things like textbooks and furniture, Mackenzie Scott launched bgon. Two years later, the app is gaining momentum both in Canada and south of the border.
Serial entrepreneur and transportation problem solver Justin Raymond’s latest project Flexday looks to revolutionize the commute by keeping workers closer to home. The project, which turns restaurants into fully-outfitted co-working space during the daytime hours, is expanding throughout Toronto.