Emerging Quebec-Based Software Startups Shaping Canada’s Technological Landscape

January 23, 2024

Welcome to another feature of the Beststartup Canada series where we are proud to shine a light on some of the newest Canadian startups operating in the exciting arena of computer software development. Despite facing all the unique circumstances and challenges that the year 2020 brought with it, these companies have succeeded in starting their firms and are making a significant impact in the industry. With headquarters located in beautiful Quebec, Quebec, we will take a closer look at the innovative ideas and passionate people behind these exciting new enterprises.

Software development is a vast industry that provides nearly limitless opportunities for innovative problem-solving, creativity, and the development of impressive technological solutions. From Cyber Security to AI Technology, each startup on our list brings a unique and essential service to the software development industry. Let’s dive in to learn more about these companies and the dynamic individuals behind them.

Without further ado, let us introduce you to these seven remarkable startups within the software industry. Each company shares a passion for technology, service, and innovation. Let’s get started.


Founded in 2020, Boostsecurity.io is a company dedicated to information and cyber security. The company works to assist other software developers to recognize and address cyber security-related concerns. Boostsecurity.io specializes in providing information and services to protect clients’ software and data from security breaches. You can learn more about them or get in touch via their LinkedIn.


TraceNet is another innovative startup. Their work focuses on developing software applications for project management. TraceNet’s innovative solutions provide practical tools to enhance efficiency and productivity. Their LinkedIn page provides more information.

Botni Vision

Botni Vision offers services within the realms of information services, IT, and software development. Stay updated about Botni Vision’s inspiring journey through their Facebook or LinkedIn.


Semla is making its mark in the industry with its work in AI, communities, events, machine learning, and software engineering. Committed to innovation, Semla is definitely a startup to keep an eye on.


Comworker, founded by Raphael Jutras, is a web and mobile application that allows businesses to manage their timesheets and projects digitally. The app allows employees to fill out their timesheets, track work hours and costs, attach and share files, and manage expenses all in one place. For details, you can visit their Facebook or LinkedIn page.

SmartPlant AI

Founded by ASSA JEAN ULRICH LE ROCHER, SmartPlant AI aims to solve food insecurity in West Africa through a digital mobile application using AI & Machine Learning for plant analysis and providing micro-loan access to smallholders. You can learn more about them through their LinkedIn page.


HireEmployees offers a unique solution for businesses looking to hire top virtual employees and save up to 50% on their salaries. A one-stop-shop for all your virtual hiring needs, visit their LinkedIn page for more information.

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