Yes, you read that right. Things are heating up in Canada’s largest city—and no, we aren’t talking about global warming. This year, Owler has selected 37 of Toronto’s hottest companies (out of 52,000 companies) as recipients for our 2016 HOT In Toronto award. Each award winner will receive a digital badge so that they may proudly display their accomplishment on their website. Check out how to get the most out of promoting your HOT In Toronto award here.
While most know that rapper Drake hails from Toronto, there’s a bit more to “The Six” (the city’s Drake-issued nickname) than that. Toronto is the fourth-largest metropolis in North America, beaten out only by New York, L.A., and Chicago. Its citizens are offered affordable healthcare, and it has a vibrant and growing city center.
On top of that, Toronto’s startup culture is huge. Toronto produces more creative engineering graduates each year than any other North American city. It’s quickly becoming a technological powerhouse.
The three companies we’ve featured here—all of which will be receiving our HOT in Toronto award—are exemplary of Toronto’s reputation as one of the major players in today’s ever-growing tech world. Let’s take a closer look.
Often, the toughest and most painful aspect of running a small business is accounting. It’s complicated and time-consuming. Not with Freshbooks. This company has created a cloud-based accounting software that makes billing painless, so you can get back to business. That’s a fresh look!
Social media is more than just a way to pass time at work—there’s valuable information to be gained from it. Sysomos understands this. Their technology allows brands to collect and analyze data from blogs, Twitter and Wikipedia, so they can gain valuable insight on their customers. That’s worth a ‘Like’.
No two customers are alike, so why should they experience content the same way? Uberflip has a customizable solution. Their platform aggregates blogs, videos, and whitepapers, then optimizes them for every stage in a buyer journey, including the final destination: the sale.