Toronto-based InnerSpace’s 3D mapping systems and analytics platform is looking to revolutionize wayfinding in the same way GPS did before it. But it’s only the beginning. InnerSpace sees its turn-key system as the backbone to a whole new range of solutions targeting user experiences indoors.
While consulting on the insurance industry, a survey enlightened Danish Yusuf to the pain points experienced by small businesses when it comes to insurance so he left his post as a consultant to launch Zensurance, an online small business and commercial insurance package curator.
When Beam Messenger, Alec Gordon’s real-time texting app, received global coverage, the Toronto-based entrepreneur found it annoying he kept being referred to as a “California startup.” But with the profile of Toronto’s ecosystem on the rise, Gordon says the global startup community is finally coming around to what he’s known all along.
Had Michael Coates, a third year commerce student at the University of Toronto, not enrolled in the Impact Centre’s entrepreneurship class, he wouldn’t have known where to begin when it came time to start his own business.