Emerging Ontario-Based Startups Redefining Canada’s Big Data Industry

January 5, 2024

As one of the most diverse countries in the world, Canada offers a rich environment for innovation and development in various industries – including Big Data. Initially developed within silicon valley tech giants, the Big Data industry exploded in the 21st century and draws on a range of fields, including machine learning and artificial intelligence. Unsurprisingly, Canadian entrepreneurs have made a significant impact in this rapidly growing scene. This article spotlights seven promising Ontario-based startups just coming into their own as we step into 2022.

Based out of Ontario – a province renowned for its strong technology infrastructure and supportive business climate, these startups are leveraging innovative technologies and fresh ideas to tackle pressing social, technological, and business challenges. From advancing the future of cloud computing to accelerating the growth of the big data and artificial intelligence sector, these new-age companies are making their mark on the industry.

These are the startups to watch in 2022 – each creating pioneering solutions to help people and businesses thrive in our increasingly data-driven world. Some of these startups have already begun to make waves in their respective spheres, while others are still in their early growth stages. The future of the big data industry is right here.

NowVertical Group

A Toronto-based company thriving in the intersection of analytics, automotive and big data, NowVertical Group found its footing in 2020 under the guidance of founders like Daren Trousdell. The company offers a suite of Vertical Intelligence (VI) solutions to predict and drive automation in various industries.
Follow them on LinkedIn and @NowVerticalNews for updates.

80 Galaxy

80 Galaxy’s primary offerings revolve around big data, cloud computing, and web hosting. Despite being a relatively new player in the industry, they’re catching up fast with their innovative services. Check their updates on LinkedIn.

Pandemic AI

Pandemic AI is an Ottawa-based startup that looks perfect for those seeking information and updates in an easy-to-digest, informative format. To follow their big data exploits, have a look at their @pandemic_ai Twitter account.

Wrangler AI

Founded by Alexander Bukengolz in Toronto, Wrangler AI is at the forefront of utilising machine learning, big data, and data mining to demystify artificial intelligence and its real-life applications. Get in touch with them through their Twitter.


From cloud data services to developer tools, Miksi, founded by Evgeny Lazarenko and Lindsey Peng, offers a variety of products in the artificial intelligence and big data sectors. Follow their journey on LinkedIn.

Seal Storage

One of the more unique entries on this list, Seal Storage integrates blockchain with Big Data to offer carbon-neutral, decentralized cloud storage. Check out LinkedIn for more on what founders Alex Altman, Andrew McFarlane, and Michael Horowitz are up to.

The Happenin Company

Offering a unique integration of big data, business intelligence, and event organization The Happenin Company offers an all-in-one platform for social occasions and experiences. Follow their accounts on Facebook, @happenincompany and LinkedIn for updates.

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