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Eight Toronto Startups To Watch: The Startup Next Toronto Winter Cohort

Startup Next, the global pre-acceleration program backed by Techstars and Google for Entrepreneurs, is back in Toronto for a second round.

The program, which helps startups prepare for an accelerator or investment, gives participants access to the high-impact mentorship, best practice tools and resources, plus the opportunity to gain access to capital. This year, Startup Next has already helped more than 20 startups around the world get into top accelerators, including Techstars and 500 Startups. Eight more startups have collectively raised $6.7M for their initial seed rounds.

Good luck to all of the teams in this cohort. We can’t wait to see your progress over the next few weeks!

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Startup Next Toronto: Winter 2014 Cohort

1. Gradfly

Gradfly is a “crowd-instructing” repository for hardware/software projects like Github is for code. Showcase what you build, collaborate and build your portfolio with Gradfly

2. Doppel

Doppel is a smart garment which detects poor movement habits that can potentially lead to injuries in athletes. Doppel’s technology detects injuries before they happen to help athletes compete longer.

3. Iota Security

Iota helps leadership in organizations manage major cybersecurity risks to their customers. They are the ‘watchman’ on top of the wall.

4. Four Walls powered by Mirens

What is you could have an entire condo-fit room or balcony furniture with accessories delivered to your door in hours for lower price then Ikea in less time? This is Mirens-powered Four Walls.

5. Fondly

Fondly is the social legacy platform which helps folks suffering from Alzheimers keep track of memories, then use those same memories to improve brain health.

6. Moodi

Moodi is a new social platform that allows you to express yourself openly and honestly. Share your true self with others and start having deeper conversations about the things that matter most in your life.

7. ReThrive

ReThrive is making the journey post-stroke an easy one by connecting those affected with loved ones and the resources they need to make a recovery.

8. Cambridge LabScholars

The scientist’s search engine for quickly finding and comparing great research products. Scientists can get the high-quality materials & equipment that they need for their work, and do better research – faster





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