Waterloo Startups List

Map of the local innovation industry.
Meet some of the best and newest startups based in Waterloo.

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Ben Morris

VP Engineering at ArtBarn Labs

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Eric Gerlach

Software Developer. @tribehr Engineering Manager. Maker. Hacker. Self-diagnosed wantreprenuer. Community enthusiast. Political wonk. Geek of all trades.

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Elijah Andrews

Currently studying Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Previous internships focused on web application development in Ruby and Python

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Chad Chabot

Full-stack web dev with a talent for usability.

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Jamie Murai

Previously co-founder at @couple (YC W12). Y Combinator alum. Studied Economics and Psychology at the University of Waterloo.

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Joseph Fung


CEO of @tribehr (Sold to NetSuite 2013), CEO of @lewis-media (Sold 2009), CEO @onmyblock-ca, and Co-Founder @simple-machines-forum. UWaterloo Computer Engineer.

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Jack Read

Web developer and product guy. Created Recipeasly. Formerly of @kik-interactive and @unata .

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Ali Asaria

CEO of Tulip Retail. Founder of @well-ca. Creator of BrickBreaker. Software Developer. Ecommerce Guy.

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Omar Ismail

2-time founder, YC alum, Founder @ @streak.com

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Matthew Charters

Worked at @well-ca, @research-in-motion

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Patrick Hannigan

Founder @ticketlabs (YCS14) • Studied at @university-of-waterloo

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Eric Evenchick

Waterloo EE Student and Hackaday writer. Worked at Tesla Motors and CrossChasm Technologies. I build hardware, software, and the stuff in between.

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Daniel Craig Stuart


Founder @gonabit, @bidvine • Worked at @livingsocial, @adgear • Investor @dash, @flashprops • Studied at @university-of-toronto, @wilfrid-laurier-university

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Scott Greenberg

Developer Relations @thalmic. Follow to get the latest details of the @thalmicdev program and how to develop with Myo!

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Adam Saunders

Co-Founder of @piinpoint. University of Waterloo Geomatics and Computer Science. Developer of data visualization and location analytics tools.

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Kevin Lu

Software Engineer at ExcitEm; Worked at @amazon, @if-we-1; UWaterloo Software Engineer Grad (Dean's Honours List)

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Konrad Listwan-Ciesielski

Co-Founder Kira Talent • Worked at @minted, @nuance-communications • Studied at @university-of-waterloo • Next36 Entrepreneur

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Milan Vrekic

Zora Cofounder, First Executive Director @volta, Cofounder @titanfile, Maritimer.

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William Zhou

Co-Founder Chalk.com • Studied at @university-of-waterloo • @lightspeed-venture-partners and @the-kairos-society Fellow

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Marcelo Cortes

Worked on Mobile Google+ and hangouts. Founded Freepoint Inc and launched www.pictoreo.com Working at Square

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Joe Rideout

Co-Founder of @relay. Former Product Manager on Google+ Mobile and Software Engineer on Mobile Search/Gmail. Waterloo CS grad.

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Gareth MacLeod


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Sergei Bezborodko

Software Engineer @rollbar. Cofounder @goosechase. Bachelor of Computer Science at the @university-of-waterloo

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John Kor

CTO and Co-founder @Edvisor.io • @techstars alumnus • Founder @mysnowbuddy • Consultant @avanade • Junior Lead @airg • Slacker at @simon-fraser-university

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Earl Oliver

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Jayson Rhynas

Founder LeafNotes • BCS @university-of-waterloo

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Dan Lussier

PhD candidate at University of @oxford-university in Mechanical Engineering as Rhodes Scholar. Teacher and strong generalist engineer who can code.

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Jeffrey Tong

Founder HearthStats • Worked at @procter-gamble-2, @gopexo • Studied at @university-of-waterloo

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Barbara Macdonald

Self-unemployed developer looking for adventure in a creative workplace!

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Lahiru Lakmal Priyadarshana

Co Founder, CEO @steamblocks • Studied at @university-of-westminster-uk

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Joey Pereira

Waterloo CS, lover of networks and security, self-acclaimed linux guru. Determined to develop a functional OS kernel and reverse engineer everything I touch.

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John A. G. Dick

Senior Scientist @nicoya-lifesciences starting in October. PhD in Nanotech @imperialcollege in London. M.Eng and B.Eng in Chem Eng @McGillU

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Matthew Miner

CEO of Lumos. I dig game development and filmmaking.

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Brent Lintner

Pensive, entrepreneurial biped with a strong technical background, and a focus on web based tech.

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Erik Kalviainen

Serial entrepreneur including a successful acquisition /w @productwiki. Currently working @google as a @product_manager. Focused on @consumer-internet and @mobile-2.

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Michael Stark

Studied at @wilfrid-laurier-university, built amazing Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Consulted, Founded @dateonfire

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Naman Kumar

Entrepreneur. Designer + Engineer, University of Waterloo

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Xitij Ritesh Patel

Founder of @taab, simplifying mobile payments. Waterloo ElecEng & CompEng graduate. Master's student at Toronto. Second software startup after UW.

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Jay El-Kaake

@SweetTooth co-founder, eCommerce advocate, #Magento engineer, @CodingForACure, Travel lover, and Entrepreneur

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Kurt DaCosta

Founder @woof • Worked at @niteroll • Studied at @mcmaster-university

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Ali Dinani

Software Engineer at @careguide

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Gaurav Mali

Founder Gratious • Worked at @amazon, @artbarn • Studied at @university-of-waterloo

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Juil Yoon

Jack of all trades, Master of none

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Azad Salahli

Active contributor to ReviewBoard. Worked at @fora, @bookneto. Studying CS at University of Waterloo. IOI 2011 bronze medalist.

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Pilwon Huh


Founder @stockpad • Full-stack Software Engineer, Skydiver from Canada • Worked at @scotia-capital, @td-securities • Studied at @university-of-waterloo

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Ryan Denomme

Founder and CEO @nicoya-lifesciences. Studied Nanotechnology and Mechanical Engineering @university-of-waterloo.

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John Zupancic

Studied at @university-of-waterloo, @wilfrid-laurier-university

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Andrew Kinzie

Founder @funraisers-ca • Studied at @university-of-waterloo

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Siwei Yang

Student at @university-of-waterloo

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Alison Lee

Studies Nanotechnology Engineering and Knowledge Integration @university-of-waterloo . Works at @Nicoya Lifsciences. Athlete, traveller, problem-solver.

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Zhengkun Shang

University of Waterloo CS, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, attention to details, and passion on learning

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Chinmay Amin

Computer Engineering student at University Of Waterloo. Mobile Engineering and Embedded systems enthusiast. Love hack-a-thons and open source projects.

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Anton Shevchenko

University of Waterloo Honors Computer Science Co-op student. Graduating in 2019. Fast learner, competent and team worker.

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Irvanjit Singh Gill

CompEng @university-of-waterloo • Interned @vectorface @vitalhub @bnotions @ibm • Tech, books, music

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Lesia Nalepa

Front end developer and designer. Engineering student at @university-of-waterloo

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Mike Kovacevic

Waterloo New Grad in 2014; Web developer since freshman year highschool; Worked at SAP

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Philip Kirkbride

Multimedia graduate, managed the website and built a cross-platform mobile app at Ontario Sheep. Now doing contract website design and building apps.

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David Dufour

Waterloo Master's Student working in Machine Learning

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Michael Shi

Founder Gratious • Worked at @zynga, @amazon • Studied at Software Engineering @university-of-waterloo

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Kartik Talwar

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Daniel Que

Computer Science student at the University of Waterloo

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Salman Tariq Mirza

Diagnosed with OCD (Obsessive Coding Disorder), student at University of Waterloo.

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Colin Armstrong

Waterloo Computer Engineering, Entrepreneur & Full-Stack Software Developer

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Val Neekman

Serial entrepreneur and co-founder at @outsourcefactor. Also a developer with Python / Django / Linux.

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Daniel Hadi

Embedded software developer • Worked at @blackberry-2 • Studied at @university-of-waterloo

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Titus Soporan

Software Developer at @tawlk LLC. Real-time social search and analysis. Focus on machine learning, NLTK, data mining and sentiment analysis.

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Roman Sanine

Computing & BBA Double Degree | Developed numerous WebApps | UI&Graphic Design | Full-Stack

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Rohan Ramakrishna

Worked at @facebook, @lookout, @qualcomm, @pivotal-labs • Honours Computer Science @university-of-waterloo

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Brett Willemsen

Project Lead at Pravala Networks. Started a startup in University focused on mobile and web technology. Full stack JavaScript developer.

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Avie Seegobin

Worked on both software engineering and QA teams. Passion for development; currently developing Android app as self-study and working as Ruby on Rails Developer

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David Lee

MEng CE graduate from UBC; Worked at BlackBerry, Motorola and Canadian tech startups.

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Zack Mullaly

Software engineer. CTO of Artdst.

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Sefunmi Osinaike

Worked at @fora

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Ryan Zheng

Founder TeamAtLast, jimport

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Adib Roumani

University of Toronto Grad, Proven Team Leader, accomplished / drivien developer

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Ryan Erb

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Yicun Wu

Waterloo CS new grad; Worked at Facebook, Oracle

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Brian Jou

Worked at @experiment • Studied at @university-of-waterloo

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Maxwell Brodie

Co-founder @121writing on a mission to demystify writing. Incubated by @imaginek12. Prev Kira Talent @ Next36, uWaterloo for CS and Knowledge Integration.

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Jonathan Estrella

Waterloo Geomatics, experience with Java, Python, MySQL, and ArcGIS

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Michael Stark

Worked at @webotics • Studied at @wilfrid-laurier-university

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Tom Robinson

Passionate about greate code, which leads to great software.

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Alessandro Segala

8 years of involvement in IT. Co-founded 3 startups. Business & coding. UWaterloo MBET, Bocconi BBA.

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Sid Bhambhani

Integrity Tactical Services Manager at PTC

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