Canadian Blockchain Innovations: London-Headquartered Startups Making Global Impact

December 19, 2023

Blockchain technology is revolutionizing a multitude of industries, from finance to gaming, and from AI to personal finance. This article series shines a spotlight on innovative startups in the sector, particularly those with an inception in 2020 or later. Headquartered in London, these companies are pioneering applications of blockchain and having a profound impact on their respective fields. Let’s delve into their goals, achievements, and the vision they’re bringing to the world of startups.


Gensyn is a hyperscale, cost-efficient compute protocol designed specifically for deep learning models. The company taps into the potential of blockchain, cryptocurrency, and machine learning to generate value for its customers. Founded by Ben Fielding and Harry Grieve, Gensyn is based in London and is positioned to make significant contributions to the world of AI and machine learning. Find them on LinkedIn here.

DFX Finance

A new player in the technology-focused financial sector, DFX Finance is a decentralized finance exchange optimised for non-US dollar stable coins. The company is the brainchild of Adrian Li and Kevin Zhang, two skilled professionals who have brought their expertise and innovation to the blockchain and fintech industries. Follow their updates on Twitter at here.


Blending the ancient world of art with the technology of today, Limna is the world’s first AI-powered art counsellor. Founded by Marek Claassen, Limna provides precise valuation details about inspiring art pieces using machine learning. On their Facebook page at here, you can explore how they’re supporting the interconnected visual arts community.


DropsTab is a cutting-edge cryptocurrency market tracker enabling users to monitor the performance of their assets. The company utilises the power of big data, blockchain, and market research to provide real-time updates on all blockchain transactions and exchanges. Find out more about their unique services on LinkedIn here.

Himalaya Exchange

Himalaya Exchange makes its mark in the world of blockchain and fintech by offering blockchain-based financial services. They contribute to the ever-evolving industry by leveraging the power of cutting-edge technology to enhance financial operations. Follow them on Twitter @himalayaxchange and connect with them on LinkedIn here.


Launched by Emmanuel Ebuka Evarist, Marvel George Ekpo, Tomisin Leshi, and Victor Nwaejie, LINK IO is a web3 Cross border payments infrastructure for Africa. Its innovative application of peer-to-peer, blockchain, and financial technology is contributing to Africa’s financial services landscape. Follow their journey on Twitter at @Link_IO and find them on LinkedIn here.


Revolutionizing the realm of online gaming, Revoland is a thriving web3 game ecosystem. Providing services such as game publishing, distribution, promotion, and NFT transactions for web3 games, Revoland stands as an impressive player in the blockchain and video games industries.

BlockSwap Network

Another fresh player in the blockchain industry is BlockSwap Network, providing its services to those interested in venturing into the world of blockchain. Stay connected with BlockSwap Network on Twitter at @blockswap_team and on LinkedIn here.


Appold, founded by Pete Osborne and Robert Gaskell, focuses on the promising Web3 industry, incorporating blockchain technology, decentralised finance, and tokenisation of assets. Every business and entrepreneur seeking insights and expansion in blockchain will find a trusted partner in Appold. Follow them on Twitter at @appoldtech and LinkedIn here.


Idexo focuses on providing developer tools under the banner of blockchain technology software. Idexo’s unique approach and comprehensive tools join the pivotal role of supporting developers in this robust industry of blockchain, under the efficient leadership of founder Greg Marlin.

Fintech Review

Fintech Review is an informative platform providing insights, reviews, interviews, and analysis on the ever-evolving fintech industry. Launched by Tristan Pelloux, its coverage ranges from basic concepts to major trends across business, economics, and technology. To stay updated with all things fintech, follow them on Facebook at here, Twitter at @fintech_review, and LinkedIn here.

From finance to art, these startups are fusing their industry knowledge with blockchain prowess to create services and products that are reshaping their sectors. They embody the spirit of innovation inherent in the startup scene.

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