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101 Top Business Development Startups and Companies in Canada

This article showcases our top picks for the best Canada based Business Development companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Business Development industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Canada Business Development Startups

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Intelex

Intelex

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Intelex develops software solutions for environment, health, safety, and quality (EHSQ) programs.

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Wecommerce

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Wecommerce starts, buys, and invests in top Shopify businesses.

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Comet Biorefining

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Comet Biorefining has developed a novel process to convert cellulosic biomass into high quality cost-competitive cellulosic glucose.

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Constellation Software

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Constellation Software is an international provider of market leading software and services to a select number of industries.

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Victory Square

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Victory Square creates, funds, and executes on ideas in sports, health, and entertainment.

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Novo Resources

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Novo Resources engages in the evaluation, acquisition, and exploration of natural resource properties with a focus on gold.

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Ardenton Capital

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Ardenton Capital is a private equity firm specializes in buyout as well as making investments in mid-market companies.

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Collage HR

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Reinventing the way Canadian businesses manage HR, payroll, and benefits.

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Origin House

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Origin House is the home for cannabis brands from distribution to brand acceleration.

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Vonigo

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Vonigo provides SaaS business management software for mobile services companies.

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Fortuna.ai

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Fortuna is an AI-powered AUM Growth Platform to help Financial Services firms scale.

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ventureLAB

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ventureLAB is a NPO that provides businesses with development solutions.

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Lakewood Exploration

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Lakewood Exploration is a mining company focused on silver strand projects.

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BeltecHub™

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A technology-driven Hub for industrial belting & automation manufacturing

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Pasofino Gold

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Pasofino Gold is a gold mining company focused on advanced-stage roger gold-copper projects.

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Canex Metals

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Canex Metals is an exploration company focused on the mineral properties.

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LGC Capital

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Environmental management is a core business requirement for LGC Capital, essential to long-term success.

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BC Craft Supply

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BC Craft Supply supports cannabis cultivators with licensing, compliance, and distribution in exchange for being a BC Craft supplier.

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Universal Group

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Universal Group is an traffic management and control services provider industry.

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Junip

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Junip takes the pain out of customer reviews. Beautifully built for entrepreneurs at every stage.

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Syntax

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Syntax providing comprehensive technology solutions.

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Defiance Silver

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Defiance Silver is a polymetallic exploration and development company engaged in the silver projects.

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Brisio Innovations

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Brisio Innovations invests its capital in companies and opportunities which management.

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Aldebaran Resources

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Aldebaran Resources is a mineral exploration company engaged in the copper mining business sector.

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Kli Capital

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Kli Capital focuses on investing in entrepreneurs who are building foundational enterprise technologies and ubiquitous consumer brands.

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Stacktronic

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Stacktronic is a company that provides a modular battery for industrial vehicles that connects LEGO bricks to make a battery of any sizes.

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Dryrun

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Dryrun is a cash flow management tool that pairs automation of intelligent financial forecasts with scenario planning and modelling.

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The Networking Effect

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The Networking Effect a Canadian start-up that has created an online match and connect platform for small businesses

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Alianza Minerals

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Alianza is an exploration company following the prospect generator business model.

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4Front Capital Partners

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4Front Capital Partners operates as an independent investment bank.

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Emergence Incubator

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Emergence is a virtual business incubation program.

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Passport Potash

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Passport Potash is a publicly listed company engaged in the exploration and development of potash properties.

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Canadian Pacific Railway

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Canadian Pacific is a historic Canadian Class I railroad incorporated in 1881.

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Workbrain

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Workbrain is an employee self-service kiosk providing web-based workforce management solutions for large enterprises.

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Équipement de bureau Ungava inc

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Équipement de bureau Ungava inc is an office supply distribution company.

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VisualCV

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VisualCV reinvents resumes for networking, business development, and career progression within today’s Web 2.0 environment.

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E3

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E3 offers business operations services including ISO certification and registration and outsourcing compliance services

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Hatch Ltd

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Hatch is an employee-owned, multidisciplinary professional services firm that delivers a comprehensive array of technical services.

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Backbone

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Backbone Technology is a company that specializes in digital business strategy and measurable marketing.

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DSL Platform

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DSL Platform helps you design, build and maintain business applications.

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M Square Media (MSM)

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M Square Media is a service company that provides marketing, administrative and student recruitment support to educational institutions.

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CleanO2

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CleanO2 is a microscale carbon capture solution platform for the commercial heating industry.

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Jonas Construction Software

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Jonas Construction Software develops integrated software that changes the way construction businesses

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Novamind

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Novamind Ventures primarily seeks investments in infrastructure for specialized practitioners to administer psychedelic medicine.

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CirlceChek

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CircleChek is an online-based company that helps to track vehicle inspections that cover applications on the go with mobile and web apps.

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Momentum Ventures

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Momentum Ventures is a company that creates winning businesses by identifying and investing in exceptional leaders and the teams they build.

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Millennium 1 Solutions

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Millennium 1 Solutions operates as a business process outsourcing solutions provider.

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Institutional Limited Partners Association

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Institutional Limited Partners Association is a member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the interests of private equity.

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RIVVI

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Rivvi enables businesses to save money by automating their payroll processes and paying their employees faster.

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CIX – Canadian Innovation Exchange

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Accelerating the development of the ground-breaking technologies, products and services propelling the Canadian economy into the future.

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Brain Rack Industries Inc.

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Brain Rack Industries is a business development agency connecting potential equity investors with entrepreneurs.

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Windward Software Systems Inc.

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Specialists in inventory control, point of sale, invoicing, and accounting systems for the retail and customer service industry.

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Nabi

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NABI is a business incubator for local entrepreneurs

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SEEDA

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SEEDA is an engineering consulting and technical services company that helps clients in delivering successful capital projects.

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Startup Calgary

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Startup Calgary activates startups, connect founders, and grow the local startup ecosystem.

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International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)

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IIBA is an independent non-profit professional association serving the growing field of business analysis.

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DealPoint Capital

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The private capital markets platform to digitize and automate investor on-boarding and investment execution.

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Spark Innovation Educational Center Inc.

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A dynamic coworking and innovation space serving a diverse range of industries

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Rypl

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Rypl is a private business incubator company.

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Autocene

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Autocene makes enterprise automation application development fast and straightforward.

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National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada

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Canada’s leading Fintech association helping innovative start-ups and scale-ups launch and accelerate growth.

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A Better Lemonade Stand

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A Better Lemonade Stand is an online ecommerce incubator, supporting early stage ecommerce entrepreneurs.

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Advertiise

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Advertiise is an advertising marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of new & unique advertising opportunities.

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Jarislowsky Fraser

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Jarislowsky Fraser is an independent investment firm that offers investment services worldwide

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BCF Business Law

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BCF is a firm for business leaders, growing companies, and well-established global enterprises for growth and success.

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SMS Storetraffic

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SMS Storetraffic developed the original electronic device to provide accurate and automated traffic information.

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Innovation Centric Group

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ICG enables your company to increase shareholder value through lower costs, higher quality outcomes and improved productivity.

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Appleby Succession Capital

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Appleby Succession Capital is a family investment office run by two entrepreneurs

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keystroke

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Act! Reseller in the world, and Canadian Act! Master Distributor & Hosting provider.

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Bridge Profits

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Bridge Profits is a company that helps mortgage professionals achieve their financial goals using systems, campaigns and tools.

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Snap Financial Group

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Snap Financial Group helps businesses to improve sale conversations and increase average transaction with custom financing programs.

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Montreal International

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Montréal International: a strategic partner for foreign investment, international organizations and talent in Greater Montréal.

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Accelio Corporation

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Accelio Corporation develops web-based software products, consulting services and customer support.

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Honeypot Marketing

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Honeypot Marketing is a digital marketing firm focusing on search engine optimization and web analytics.

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StartupFuel

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StartupFuel is a network that helps startup companies to discover resources, services and connections all in one place.

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Metronome Growth Systems

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Metronome Growth Systems built a universal integration platform to drive growth using structured strategic planning for businesses.

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Smythe

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Smythe is a Vancouver-based accounting firm recognized for our work in the areas of assurance, taxation, insolvency and advisory services.

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Strategic Coach

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Strategic Coach offers professional coaching and workshop programs for business, entrepreneurship and team development.

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The Business Council of British Columbia

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BCBC is an association representing approximately 250 major business enterprises engaged in business in British Columbia.

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Digitera

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Digitera is a digital marketing, business, and software development company.

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Xkey AiEstimation and Business Services Inc.

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Ai-assisted build side estimation for Construction focused on Electrical, Mechanical etc.

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Simpro Solutions

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Simpro is a Global provider of Call Center and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services.

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Canadian Treasury Management

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CTM Inc. services range from Corporate Recovery to Corporate Governance, Identifying and Executing Growth Strategies and Business Coaching.

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Quarterhill

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Quarterhill is focused on the disciplined acquisition, management and growth of companies in dedicated technology areas.

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ShoutCMS

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ShoutCMS purpose is to simplify the complexities of running a business website.

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Apogee Silver

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Apogee Silver Ltd. is a dynamic Toronto based junior exploration and development company.

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Walker Group

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Walker Group offers client a multitude of solutions to support and augment their core product lines.

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QRX Technology Group

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QRX Technology Group is a national provider of print management and data storage solutions serving top corporations.

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Yangaroo

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Yangaroo offers business-to-business delivery solutions for the music and advertising industries.

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PureEdge Solutions

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PureEdge Solutions provides electronic forms-based business process management software and services.

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Minutes Depot

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Minutes Depot ease the management and sharing of corporate minute books.

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Axcess Canada

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Axcess Canada Introducing Business Process Management Solutions for Mortgage Origination, Loan Servicing and Deposit or Wealth Management.

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MK Global

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MK Global help clients make connections with some of our hundreds of business owners so they can earn trade dollars.

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Strategy Institute

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Strategy Institute is dedicated to developing and delivering strategic business knowledge to professionals and corporate executives.

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SmartNextStudio

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Personalized web design with matchmakers at its heart. Other people design websites, we build matchmaking businesses.

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Lift Accelerator

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Lift Accelerator is one of the few programs that provide early-stage investment capital to entrepreneurs and startups.

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Cyndicate

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Cyndicate is an association of entrepreneurs, community leaders, executives & leaders that helps to build strong relationships & community.

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Arc Business Solutions

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Arc Business Solutions is an information technology and business development company located in Edmonton.

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Functional Imperative

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Functional Imperative develops mobile applications, complex websites, and enterprise software.

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Innocap

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Innocap is a business development financial services company located in Montreal.

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Azarbod

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Azarbod offers manufacturing and distribution software, business development and custom software development solutions.

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