Vancouver: Canada’s Hub for Innovative Consulting Startups Triumphing in Business

January 18, 2024

Canada’s thriving business ecosystem is a hotbed for numerous startups, particularly in the consulting industry. These startups offer a variety of services ranging from renewable energy consulting to data analytics, education and technology. As part of our series on groundbreaking Canadian startups, today, we focus on companies based in Vancouver, British Columbia, whose operations were launched in 2020 or later. Here is an overview of some innovative startups in the consulting industry making notable strides in their respective sectors.

From the energy sector to analytics, education, and corporate training, these startups are using their expertise to provide efficient and effective solutions to their clients. They not only support their clients in their core businesses, but also help to leverage advanced technology, progressive business models, and innovative strategies. Their impact and success are evident in the breadth of industries they cater to and the comprehensive, client-focused services they deliver.

In the increasingly volatile and complex world of business, the need for trusted advisors can hardly be overstated. Whether it’s to provide strategic guidance, operational insight, transformational change or simply the benefit of an external perspective, consulting firms have an essential role in helping organizations navigate challenges, seize opportunities and drive growth. Let’s shed light on several Vancouver-based startup consulting firms changing the business landscape.


Powertrust is a consulting firm in the renewable energy industry. Founded in 2020, the company provides expertise in developing, financing, and operating renewable energy projects. Based in Vancouver, Powertrust is positioning itself as a strong player in the renewable energy sector. LinkedIn


Cofounded by Breedon Grauer and Trevor Carr, Fastloop offers big data, advanced analytics, and cloud technology consulting services. The firm specializes in operational analytics, customer intelligence, digital acceleration, and more. Fastloop is a certified partner with numerous platforms, including Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, Databricks and AWS, helping organizations consolidate, integrate and implement scalable, data and analytics strategies. LinkedIn


As an EdTech consulting firm, Beeznests focuses on improving the education industry by offering tailored consulting services. Connect with Beeznests on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


Moken is an all-in-one hub for startups. Started by Kendra Garagan and Mohamed Ibshara, this hub provides startup expertise, tools, business advisory, executable strategies, and product development solutions, among other things. Moken utilizes an agile approach to help startups overcome the odds. They can be reached on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn


ShareWares provides consulting services to small and medium businesses, specializing in recycling and environmental consulting. Connect with them on Facebook and LinkedIn.


As a consulting firm based in North Vancouver, IncrementOne offers professional services and training. Check them out on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


Hyperminds is an advertising, brand marketing, business development and management consulting firm. Find them on LinkedIn.

Smith Assembly

Smith Assembly offers a host of services including consulting, corporate training, and management consulting in the space of product design and management. Founded by Liz Hunt and Ta Corrales, the company also drives change by donating 5% of its revenue to community-led nonprofits fostering local innovation. Check them out on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

MLAZZ Creative

MLAZZ Creative is a consulting firm that specializes in graphic design and photography. Join their journey on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Trending Equities

Co-founded by Jared Mitchell, Trending Equities merges the worlds of advertising and asset management to offer consulting services along with digital marketing and venture capital. Visit them on LinkedIn.

Qatalyst Research

Qatalyst Research offers consultation on a wide range of industry facets such as program evaluation, performance measurement, program design, project management, and more. Follow them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

In a nutshell, these startups, with their unique and innovative services, have significantly impacted their respective industries. They continue to provide smart, creative, and effective solutions to businesses nationwide. Stay tuned for the next installation in our Canadian startups series.

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