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Toronto Area's York Region

Discover York Region at Collision 2024!

Come to the York Region area (E223) at Collision to meet our local municipalities and innovation partners and watch TV/Radio personality Marc Saltzman conduct interviews in our media area (E224). New to our space this year is the York Region Startup Island (PS1) showcasing twenty-four startups over three days.

The show floor is open to general admission attendees June 18-20, 2024 from 9:00am – 5:00pm. If you take a photo at our space make sure to use #YRtech and #CollisionConf so we can engage with your content!

Collision Attendees

The York Region Startup Island

Over the three days of Collision Conference, twenty-four startups from our local innovation partners will be showcasing their companies at the York Region Startup Island (PS1). Discover which companies will be there:

DAY 1 | JUNE 18

Bidmii:Renovation marketplace with funds held in trust.

Functionland: Decentralized data storage by empowering individuals to share the storage of their devices.

Tandem Experiences: An innovative social connection platform that facilitates genuine, real-world interactions.

CyberAICorp (ScamBlox):Solutions to reduce fraud and scams risk for families and small businesses in North America… both online and offline.

We-Watch: Unifies community crime response and prevention through reporting, alerts, and collaboration with global scalability.

Receipt Canada: AI bookkeeping services.

Vigilant AI: Comprehensive platform for gathering corporate financial data for auditors and analysts.

Loop Parking: AI-powered real-time curbside parking detections and enforcement solution.

DAY 2 | JUNE 19

MetaWorldX: Creating virtual replicas of physical assets for enhanced analysis, optimization, and decision-making.

Scooty Mobility: A micromobility company who is working with Metrolinx, cities and public transit to launch ridesharing services.

CloudConstable: AI-technology to sense and welcome venue visitors, supporting natural interactions and deliver digital content.

Gibbly: Generating lessons and quizzes with AI; supporting the education sector and teachers.

Retagen: A programmable biology and biomanufacturing company focused on transformational tissue engineering platforms, proteins and cellular products.

LoopX: AI-powered interoperable autonomy, with a primary focus on revolutionizing safety and productivity in the mining industry.

Ridealike: World’s first peer-to-peer car sharing program for multi-residential communities.

Flutter Care: Develops new technologies to promote safe and informed perinatal experiences.

DAY 3 | JUNE 20

ConeLabs: AI-powered structural inspections.

Storeo: The AirBnB of self storage; offering self-storage where you can store your individual items with a trusted neighbour.

Vision Tif: Developing AI-vision assistant for the blind and visual impaired to empower them to navigate independently. A prototype has been developed.

Explore Bless: A platform where people can share and explore amazing real-life experiences.

MinuteSkill (OneCliq.io): An AI-companion that helps brands manage their content marketing via simple workflows and conversation.

Crewscope: Gamifies construction for field workers.

MyRide901: Helping vehicle owners save time by providing a vehicle management app that captures and organizes receipts, images, and service documentation on a timeline that vehicle owners can share with others.

Aruna Revolution Health: Creating compostable menstrual pads from local food and crop plant by-products.

#YRTECH SECTOR AT A GLANCE

  • Over 4,900 ICT companies, supporting 60,000 local jobs (est.)
  • Highest tech talent concentration in the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor – 13.4% of York Region’s workforce has Natural and Applied Sciences occupations
  • 6 of Greater Toronto Area’s top 10 ICT Corporate R&D spenders have Canadian HQ or major operations in York Region: AMD, Constellation Software, Enghouse Systems, Huawei Canada, IBM Canada, Stars Group
  • 1/4 of Canada’s “Top 100 IT Solution Providers”
  • Named “Canada’s Largest Enterprise Solutions ICT Cluster

Sources: Statistics Canada; Research Infosource; IT World Canada; Computer Dealer News; York Region Planning & Economic Development

YORK REGION IS HOME TO…

  • Global multinationals including AMD, IBM Canada, Huawei, Qualcomm, Lenovo, SAP, Oracle, GE, Toshiba, Siemens, Citrix, Digital Realty, Marvell Technology, and others
  • Leading Canadian tech companies and scale-ups such as Jonas Software, Compugen, Opta Information Intelligence, Dealer-FX, CIK Telecom, Adastra, Doxim, Microart, TeraGo Networks, Illumiti, Pathway Communications, Redline, Longview, Real Matters, Enghouse, BAASS Business Solutions, Densify, FlexITy Solutions, SCI Marketview, Auto Chargers, and more
  • Hardware Catalyst Initiative (HCI) – Canada’s only hardware and semiconductor-focused lab & incubator

Partners

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