Best British Columbia Based App Startups Making Waves in Canada

January 3, 2024

In this article, we highlight startups that were birthed in 2020 or later in the burgeoning Canadian applications industry. British Columbia has proven itself to be a significant epicentre of this growth. This multi-cultural province on Canada’s west coast boasts a diverse economy and has drawn a wealth of tech talent and entrepreneurship. The startups showcased here exemplify the innovation that Canadian tech hubs like Vancouver and Richmond bring to the global stage in multiple categories such as finance, e-commerce, mobile apps, music, and more.


Renaissance harnesses the power of private social networking and music streaming to amplify artists’ visibility amongst their super fans. The innovative welcoming platform was co-founded by Arpan Deol, Devon Ulrich and Kiki Jaspal. You can keep up with their latest developments on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.


LEGIT APP is an e-commerce and service industry application providing authentication for collectors of pre-loved items. Their app helps detect replicas via photos examined by at least two skilled authenticators. Users are granted immediate access to manual checking services around the clock. Follow them on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.


BuildMapper focuses on the construction and software industry. Their platform eases lead generation, connecting subcontractors and suppliers with builders and homeowners for fresh construction projects. Alongside Facebook, they’re also available on LinkedIn.


TapIn, founded by Anson Ni, is a mobile payment platform serving both B2B and B2C sectors. Deeper insights about the startup can be found on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


Barrett Nash co-founded InfiniteUp, a financial app allowing Africans to track both personal and shared expenses. Their platform aims to enhance users’ financial visibility and improves budgeting skills. Stay updated with them on LinkedIn.


Polycred is a software company specialising in apps and database related solutions. Check out their updates on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


MiTravel, co-founded by Anne Van Nga Duong and Annie Lo, operates in the travel and software domain. Their work details can be found on Facebook and LinkedIn.


CourierX, founded by Sam Abdul, is a software company that also specialises in apps and IT.


Immersio focuses on optimising ancient language learning via digital media products with the initial offering being a mobile application for Latin learners. Connect with them on Twitter and Facebook.

Hashtag Slayer

Hashtag Slayer operates in the business development and software sectors. Get to know them better by visiting their Twitter and Facebook pages.


Moken, co-founded by Kendra Garagan and Mohamed Ibshara, is a versatile startup hub offering a range of services from angel investment, consulting, personal branding to events and marketing among others. They form a network of success-driven resources for exceptional founders. Connect with them on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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