Montréal’s Rising IT Startups Transforming Canadian Tech Landscape

January 18, 2024

Despite the challenges of 2020, innovation in Canada’s tech industry has not been slowed. In particular, Montréal, Quebec, has proven itself to be a hub for emerging IT startups. These companies, each unique in their approach, are utilising technology and design-thinking to address various issues, from redefining database management, strengthening real estate markets, to optimising cryptocurrency transactions. Despite their inception amidst a pandemic, they exhibit exceptional promise and are sure to make a significant impact in their respective industries. Together, they demonstrate the resilience, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit within the Canadian IT sector.

Below, we highlight some of these groundbreaking startups that have come onto the scene since 2020. In addition to a brief introduction to each company, we also provide access to their websites and social media platforms. Readers are encouraged to explore these resources for a more in-depth understanding of these new businesses.

Perhaps most exciting of all, these Canadian startups provide a glimpse into the future of IT. The innovative solutions they have developed are just the beginning of what we can expect from the sector in the coming years. So without further ado, let’s dive into the world of these exciting startups:


Founded by Max Musing, Basedash is redefining the way companies manage their databases. Their software allows users to create full-featured internal apps capable of managing data without needing to write a line of code. Follow them on Facebook and LinkedIn.


Vezgo, founded by Eric Lemieux and Martin Leclair, is a platform that allows users to connect any crypto exchange, wallet, account, and protocol to their app. Developers can integrate Vezgo into their software in an afternoon and enjoy significant time savings and data consistency. Stay connected with them on LinkedIn.


The brainchild of Alexandre Bouchard and Eric Tran, Hookdeck offers a webhook infrastructure that ensures the delivery of webhooks without issues, thus empowering dev teams to build, test and troubleshoot integrations. Keep in touch on their LinkedIn page.


zenHQ is the one stop answer for eCommerce businesses looking for stellar logistics solution to completely revamp their customer checkout experience. Connect with them on Facebook and LinkedIn.


Grokvideo exists to combine the power of information technology with video communication. Stay updated on their journey through their LinkedIn page.


CEIMIA works at the intersection of Information Technology and Artificial Intelligence. Find out more about their unique value proposition on their LinkedIn page.


Founded by Alain Pilon, Textodog is revolutionising content marketing for businesses of all sizes. Stay in touch with them on Facebook and LinkedIn.


As a Montreal-based cryptocurrency platform, offers users a more accessible, private, and convenient solution in buying cryptocurrency. Connect with them on Facebook and LinkedIn.


Recognized for its unique technology that allows users to integrate any kind of data source, Wapitea is changing the course of IT solutions. Connect with them on LinkedIn.

Demeter Food Inc.

Want to know more about innovative food technologies? Check out Demeter Food Inc. on Facebook and LinkedIn.

With the help of machine learning, is bringing a revolution in the real estate industry. The platform, co-founded by Benoit Thibault, Jordan Owen, Mark Owen, and Sean Tasse, assists in project launch, provides real-time analysis and revenue optimization. Connect with them on LinkedIn.

These emerging startups illustrate how the Canadian tech scene is continuously evolving and pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Their unique solutions demonstrate the vast potential that technology holds for transforming industries and solving some of our most challenging problems. Keep watching this space for continued updates on these and other promising startups in the Canadian tech scene.

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