Venture Directory

42 Technologies

42 Technologies makes retail data simple, intuitive, and powerful. The 42 dash is a predictive analytics platform that personalizes in-store retail. They use big data technologies to process point-of-sale data and find growth opportunities for retailers, making it intuitive to identify key growth trends and overall purchase patterns.

ChargeLab

ChargeLab provides a full-stack solution for EV charging, giving building managers, installers, and EV charger manufacturers all of the tools they need to deploy smart EV infrastructure.

AccessNow

AccessNow uses crowdsourcing to pin-point the accessibility status of locations around the world on an interactive map. Their platform allows users to search for specific places or browse to see what is nearby with the accessibility features they need.

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Ace

Ace is a personalized interview preparation platform that creates confidence in interviewing. We provide users the tools and research-backed mock interview questions that will help prepare effective answers and develop strong communication skills.

Ad Auris

Ad Auris is a machine text-to-speech tool for self-publishers. With our services publishers can unlock further value from their written content, and increase both distribution capabilities and value proposition to prospective subscribers.

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Ada

AI chatbot software that exceeds customer expectations. Automated customer chat platform built for humans.

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ALT TEX

ALT TEX creates B2B sustainable textile solutions for environmentally-conscious fashion designers and brands, through re-engineered post-industrial waste. By chemically converting landfill-destined paper waste, food waste and agricultural by-products, ALT TEX creates natural and semi-synthetic textiles, that are carbon-neutral, and biodegradable.

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Animo

Animo uses AI to quantify and predict psychological well-being to facilitate human flourishing. Their Meta feature enables startups to better understand how their employees are feeling, and how sustainable their stress is on an aggregate level – all while preserving individual anonymity.

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Aquova

Aquova provides adaptive AI-based sensors and power controllers that unlock the potential of data in reducing the operating expenditure of the electrochemical processes.

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Arkangel Ai

We detect malaria in 3 seconds with Ai for pharmaceutical companies in LATAM. Unlike other companies, our system detects the stage of infection, the type of malaria and it doesn’t require any hardware.

Avail

Avail is a holistic well-being solution for organizations and their employees. Avail's proactive, mobile-first, anytime platform uses clinical and behavioural data-driven insights to provide employees with personalized well-being profiles that are increasingly refined to reflect changes in well-being as circumstances change.

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Awake Labs

Awake Labs' partners with organizations who serve the needs of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Their technology helps people understand anxiety and improve quality of life.

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BeBlended

BeBlended is an online marketplace that connects black women with freelance hairstylists and tailored hair products. BeBlended’s SaaS platform provides scheduling and appointment management for hairstylists while facilitating hair product delivery.

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Betterbooks

Betterbooks helps you gamify your reading habit, improve your comprehension, and find the best books.

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Blaise

Blaise is an AI-based software platform that allows transit operators to run on-demand bus services using their existing vehicles.

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Bounce

Located at the center of your social graph, Bounce is a one-stop-shop event (in-person & virtual) platform that helps you collect payments, interact with guests using event upgrades, and receive in-kind sponsorship from corporate partners.

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Next 36, 2020

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Francesco Virga
Sean Monteiro

Boxit

Boxit provides portable plastic storage boxes and delivery services, so you can declutter your space without leaving home.

Bridgit

Bridgit is a construction software company which makes construction less complicated with their workforce management, punch list and inspection management tools.

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Brizi

Brizi is the first and only technology of its kind that lets groups capture and share live experiences from otherwise impossible vantage points.

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Chisel

Chisel’s purpose-built AI solution for commercial insurance reads unstructured insurance data 400 times faster than a human with greater accuracy. Their solution automatically recognizes over 500 insurance-specific data points including limits, premiums, deductibles, coverages, exclusions, and more.

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Coastline Market

Coastline is the future platform for B2B food distribution. Their automated supply chain and connected marketplace allow them to scale efficiently into multiple markets without warehousing, manual operations or overhead.

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CoHealth

CoHealth allows healthcare consumers to access the resources they need to manage care while giving health-related organizations a platform to make these resources available.

Connie

Connie.ai helps commercial kitchens plan and publish menus using the same integrated tool. No more copy-pasting from Excel.

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conversationHEALTH

conversationHEALTH is a digital health company that delivers highly-personalized AI-driven conversations to HCPs, patients and consumers, through text, voice and digital humans channels.

Crescendo

Crescendo helps employees understand, communicate with, and interact with people who are different from them. It connects them with digital resources inside of Slack, personalized to fit their learning needs and workplace context.

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DawaSwift

DawaSwift Inc. is a transport and logistics company with a mission to transform the medical product retail market in Africa, India, Latin America and other emerging markets by eliminating the barriers of affordability, accessibility and availability of health services globally.

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Depth Technology

Depth Technology provides critical environmental monitoring and management services to the deep-sea mining industry. Through a comprehensive and autonomous service, we ensure mining operations are compliant with international environmental regulations.

Dessa

Dessa helps the world’s largest organizations reinvent what’s possible with machine learning. Founded in 2016, the company has excelled at applying cutting-edge ML techniques to generate significant value in industries ranging from finance to telecommunications.

Diversifai

Diversifai is a social media based beauty platform made for people of diversity. You can scan your facial features into your profile, and their AI technology will classify and match you to other people with similar features so you can get relevant content tailored for your specific needs.

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Dovetale

Dovetale is a leading marketing and relationship management software for businesses to manage and track results with creative partners on social media. Perfect for influencer marketing, content marketing, media and competitor tracking.

Dundas Life

Dundas Life makes getting life insurance easy and affordable by providing the coverage you need without the paperwork. Try our free online insurance calculator. It takes 5 minutes to find out how much you can save by comparing insurance rates online.

EcoPackers

Ecopackers uses the power of plants to help existing plastic manufacturers create single use plastics in a 100% eco-friendly and non-toxic way.

Empirical Automation

Empirical Automation creates artificial intelligence solutions for business automation.

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FeedmÏ

We believe that food has and will always be at the center of social experiences, whether you are going out for lunch with your friends or having a dinner date at home, however, there is currently no food app that focuses on the social aspects of food. FeedmÏ, the food app for the “young and hungry” focuses on creating the best social experiences around food via social group ordering, messaging, seamless bill-splitting and easy coordination

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FLIK

FLIK is a community hub where young, ambitious women can discover phenomenal females working towards social impact and explore opportunities to help support their own initiatives and ideas.

Forvera Health

Forvera Health is a managed marketplace that connects licensed optometrists with corporations, working with optometrists utilizing mobile optometry equipment to perform comprehensive on-site eye exams for patients.

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FYT

FYT Technologies Inc. develops software that allows fitness influencers to stream live-classes to their audience with the goal of making fitness entertaining, approachable, effective, and convenient.

GiveMagic

GiveMagic is creating the next generation of online giving tools for inspiring nonprofits and institutions.

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GridCure

GridCure provides modular smart grid SaaS solutions that empower utilities to optimize their operations and customer service. GridCure securely aggregates data from disparate systems, completes multi-layered analytics, and recommends real-time actionable insights. GridCure offers simple and customizable solutions to help utilities make sense of their data and implement data-driven change.

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Health Bridge

Health Bridge is eliminating the language barriers in healthcare. They strive to improve patient-flow, reduce wait times, and increase patient outcomes while allowing clinicians and specialists to obtain more accurate information for each of their patients, thus saving time and resources.

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HeroHub Inc.

HeroHub is a charitable ecosystem that connects individuals with charities, non-profits, and their opportunities! Our online platform makes giving easy, convenient, and beneficial for everyone.

Hop In Technologies

Hop In Technologies is revolutionizing the way employees get to work by improving accessibility to workplaces. Through their shuttle solutions, Hop In empowers corporations to be the driving force behind an improved quality of life for their employees.

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Iconic Brewing Co.

Iconic Brewing Co. thrives in the fast paced beverage alcohol industry and has become one of the leading “trend-setting” beverage companies in Canada. Their portfolio of brands includes products such as Crazy Beard Wild Apple, Crazy Beard Hard Ginger Ale and Dusty Boots Hard Root Beer - Canada's first alcoholic root beer.

InstinctX

InstinctX is a social media firm that focuses enabling and increasing the capacity for human relationships by leveraging existing and emerging technologies.

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IntelliCulture

IntelliCulture helps farms manage their equipment fleet with data analytics captured through IoT data loggers, enabling them to grow their farm into a sustainable and scalable business.

Juniper

Juniper is a premium, end-to-end product creation service that manages design, manufacturing, fulfillment, e-commerce, customer service, and digital marketing for the world's largest social media influencers.

Kaizena

Kaizena is creating the platform of choice for feedback on digital content, allowing educators to track and identify student abilities beyond final grades and test scores.

Kira Talent

Kira Talent is the world’s only holistic admissions solution designed for higher education. Kira transforms the admissions process by combining on-demand, timed video and timed written assessments with existing admissions requirements. Kira works with over 300 programs worldwide to build applicant-first assessments that identify and select their best-fit students.

KitchCo

A low cost solution for chefs looking to commercialize their skills by helping them start their virtual restaurant.

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Next 36, 2020

Leaders Fund

Leaders Fund invests in fast-growing enterprise software companies run by tenacious entrepreneurs.

LifeLuxe

Pre-pandemic, we originally focussed on improving social well-being in retirement homes, encouraging seniors to spend less time in their rooms. We are now pivoting to explore how to connect seniors socially from their rooms and are also exploring how to enhance distance social connections for professional working communities.

Lilia

Lilia is your egg securing concierge, saving you money and handling all the annoying parts of getting fertility info about your body and options.

Lumen5

Lumen5 converts your blog posts into social videos. They use artificial intelligence to create high quality videos for your content marketing at scale.

Lunavoy Inc.

Lunavoy Inc. is disrupting the tourism space with its artificial intelligence powered online marketplace that personalizes touristic activities to each traveler’s profile and travelers among themselves. Essentially, we are a one-stop shop for millennial and gen z travelers to experience unique local travel activities in a group with other like-minded travelers at a discounted price.

MedMe Health

MedMe is an on-demand health advisor that lets you digitally access pharmacists, treatments, and medications in the comfort of your home.

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Mindle.ai

Mindle provides AI-enabled capital market signals for hedge funds. Hedge funds license Mindle capital market signals to improve performance by reducing return volatility, drawdown, and correlation with common factor return streams.

Mindset

Mindset is the solution to the modern work environment. State of the art audio and active noise cancelling create the perfect environment for doing your best work. In addition, Mindset’s EEG coaches you to better recognize distractions by sending an audio cue whenever you get distracted. Over time, this feedback conditions your subconscious to tune out distractions inherently.

Moment

Moment is replacing diesel generators for remote communities by repurposing electric vehicle batteries into sustainable energy storage

Momentify

Momentify is a platform that allows entrepreneurs to find others to work next to anywhere and anytime. Their community of entrepreneurs co-work with each other to stay motivated, share ideas, offer feedback and network productively.

Monolog

Monolog is a service that allows users to create and edit websites with their voice. The user simply describes the next desired change in natural language and Monolog applies it, providing instant feedback.

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MycoRemedy

MycoRemedy remediates contaminated environmental sites the natural way – no chemicals or energy-intensive inputs necessary. Their technology is the most efficient and cost-effective on the market.

Nest.Bio

Nest.Bio Ventures, works closely with pioneering founders to help develop, fund, and commercialize their ground-breaking technologies. Nest.Bio Labs supports emerging biotech startups with the infrastructure and community needed to get their companies to the next level.

noderu

Noderu is an employee discovery and management tool that helps enhance the work experience through effective relationship management. It works by matching employees based on their professional and personal interests and then provides a personal CRM for them to help remain connected.

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North

North is building a future where technology is human-centric, discreetly built into fundamental parts of our lives that already exist. Their smart glasses product, Focals, is the next step in defining the future of eyewear with a design that is lighter and features a sharp, more vibrant display.

Nugget.ai

nugget.ai is a people analytics platform that connects talent to opportunity through real company challenges.

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Orbityl Labs

Orbityl is developing technology that allows users to communicate with computers using just their thoughts.

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OutLaunch

Outlaunch is a B2B marketplace that connects businesses with the talent needed to successfully bring a physical product to market. Our solution offers metrics and guidelines to help find the ideal contractor, as well as the tools needed to work with talent remotely.

Penyo Pal

Penyo Pal creates amazing learning experiences by carefully adapting the latest advancements in pedagogy, cognitive science, and user-experience design. Their first series of language learning apps won multiple awards, a 5-star rating and resulted in over 10,000,000 hours of learning from students around the world.

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Pilot

Pilot helps people live happier lives through shared experiences. Our social travel planner helps you build itineraries for trips you want to take by yourself or with a group.

Platterz

Platterz is an office catering platform curating food from top local kitchens, customized to feed diverse teams. They hand pick your city’s favourite eats and use intuitive technology to align your team’s palette and dietary needs with your next office gathering.

Poche Posh

Poche Posh is an online women's clothing retailer. They provide women's clothing with pockets to carry your necessities while still looking stylish.

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Prolego.ai

Prolego.ai leverages the power of predictive modelling to automate underwriting. Their AI solution for life insurers reduces customer acquisition costs, expedites underwriting, boosts customer satisfaction, and increases sales without increasing risk exposure.

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Propel

Propel is a marketplace platform that connects service providers with clients through required facilities. Starting with swim instruction, Propel provides qualified instructors with access to pools, insurance, and tools to start, grow, and manage their own private swimming lessons.

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Prosperea

Our mission at Prosperea is to help the world design better cities, faster. By providing mapping visualization and the auto-generation of architecturally sound buildings, we enable developers and architects to validate their land development opportunities in minutes - instead of days.

Ralux

Ralux is developing the next generation of prescription eyewear offering on-demand lens tint. Unlike our competitors, our unique coatings allow for this to be achieved with no added bulk, maintaining an elegant design without compromise.

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Resili

Resili is a digital therapeutic startup who's revolutionizing mental healthcare through a best-in-class eDBT app, targeting the largest, unaddressed niche market - family caregivers.

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Ribbit

Ribbit is building software to replace commercial pilots and creating the world's first pilot less airline.

Robot Playtime

Robot Playtime builds products that empower younger generation to create, and learn computer science and robotics through play. Pixel, their platform, makes learning the basics of programming, logic and robot building fun and easy.

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SeamlessMD

SeamlessMD enables hospitals to implement and optimize Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathways faster and more effectively. They provide the leading technology solution to optimize patient health preoperatively, accelerate post-operative recovery and monitor at-risk patients post-discharge.

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Sesame.io

Sesame helps teachers and students tell the stories that report cards can't.

Shakepay

Shakepay is the easiest way for Canadians to buy and sell bitcoin.

Shomigo

Shomigo is a social shopping platform that aggregates upcoming and established brands, keeps users up to date with the latest fashion trends and your friend’s activity, and allows users to interact with the Shomigo community.

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Skylight

Skylight is using technology to radically improve the home renovation process. They are a digital renovation service provider, helping homeowners with everything required for a successful renovation from design through construction, including a guarantee that the project will be on budget.

smartARM

smartARM is democratizing bionic hands for upper limb amputees by using current advances in artificial intelligence and 3D printing to create an affordable and fully articulated prosthetic hand at less than 10x the cost of any competitor. smartARM uses cameras embedded in the palm to detect any object an amputee wishes to interact with and automatically determines the most appropriate grip pattern based on the object’s geometry.

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Matthew Ferreira
Hamayal Choudhry

SmartPay

SmartPay is a payment processor which easily plugs-in to e-commerce check-out pages. It allows shoppers to connect to their online banking portal and make direct payments from their preferred account.

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SnapTravel

Get the cheapest travel deals over message

Sobie Systems

Sobie Systems makes smart IoT devices that monitor the performance of the HVAC systems in real-time.

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Socialab

Socialab is a self-development application that helps users train essential social skills such emotional intelligence, charisma, and nonverbal communication. Personalized training pathways are created using research-backed methods from industry experts, allowing users to develop their skills effectively in a comfortable environment.

Sports IQ Analytics

Sports IQ uses advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to provide cutting edge software solutions for the online sports gambling industry.

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SucSeed

As Canada's only socially-driven hyrdoponics company, SucSeed's at-home hydroponic growing kits let anyone, anywhere, fill their plates with fresh, affordable produce.

Switchboard

Switchboard provides technology for managers and dispatchers to manage transportation operations. Switchboard optimizes operations and reduces your time and money spent on administrative tasks. You can efficiently manage your growing fleet by using Switchboard for all your trucking needs.

The Knowledge Society

The Knowledge Society (TKS) is a 10-month accelerator program for curious and ambitious teens. Through project-based learning and real-world skill building, TKS trains young people to solve the world's biggest problems using emerging technologies.

ThriveHire

ThriveHire is the career platform for the global health community. By featuring organizations, jobs, volunteer positions and more, ThriveHire is a one-stop-shop for launching and developing your global health career.

Tia Health

Tia gives employees unlimited appointments, free prescription delivery, family appointments, and much more. Employees can see a doctor from their desk, home, or even while on the road, allowing them to get better, faster. With a vast network of doctors, Tia can effectively connect your employees to the best doctor available based on their specific symptoms and medical history.

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Traction House

Traction House helps Series A startups solve distribution using LinkedIn. Their product, Find+Seek, drives qualified leads to your fund using social media networks. They then track, score, and rank their online engagement with your brand so you can focus on the best quality prospects at the right time.

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VivaVax

VivaVax creates technologies that protect sensitive medicines during transport, and formulations that enhance drug delivery into the body.

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Voiceflow

Voiceflow empowers users to collaboratively design, prototype and build Alexa Skills and Google Actions - all without any knowledge of coding.

VoiceHero

VoiceHero is a voice analytics platform that helps businesses increase engagement and make data-driven decisions. They create a suite of easy to use tools for voice app makers to launch and market their apps.

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VOLTFUSE

VOLTFUSE is a specialty headwear and apparel brand, based out of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Wanda

Wanda is Canada’s first ever delivery only grocery store. They leverage technology to make Wanda the most convenient and affordable way to purchase your groceries.

WeavAir

WeavAir sensor modules make use of advanced sensor array technology to measure metrics core to HVAC system performance and indoor air quality. The devices are powered in part by renewable energy sources. Real time analytics and predictive algorithms improve device accuracy and provide preventative alerts and actionable insights.

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Weave Travels

Weave is a hub for the world's travel content. They are a platform to help travel companies create beautiful, interactive and data driven content, instead of relying on brochures and paragraphs of text.

WellnessWorld

WellnessWorld is a B2B SaaS venture creating digital wellness solutions for educational institutions. We are developing an online one-stop-wellness-shop that will support students in better navigating resources and services, while providing actionable data to institutions so they can optimize their existing mental health and wellness systems.

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Wellow

Wellow is the world's most sustainable deodorant. It comes in a revolutionary paper-based tube that is 100% recyclable and compostable. Made from 95% FSC-certified recycled paper, the deodorant’s packaging fully biodegrades in as little as 3 months after disposal, leaving no trace. Every detail has been carefully considered, down to the plant-based ink, water-soluble adhesive, and all-natural ingredients.

Wilder Harrier

Wilder Harrier's mission is to prepare the healthiest foods for our pets and for the planet using only wholesome, human-grade, and tasty ingredients in a fully responsible way. Their first product is a hypoallergenic and healthy dog treat made with cricket flour - a sustainable superfood.

Win-Win HomeSharing

By pairing students with senior citizens, Win-Win Homesharing reduces the cost of living for students while offering a helping hand and companionship to seniors living alone. In exchange for half-priced rent, students complete chores for seniors, allowing them to stay in their homes for longer and enjoy an additional income.

Wishplay

Wishplay uses virtual reality so patients of all ages can experience the world beyond their illness or circumstance. Wishplay provides an escape beyond the four walls of their room, reduces their pain, and in many cases grants final wishes so loved ones can experience something truly special.

Zynq

Zynq ensures all your meetings have a clear goal and a reason for why you're invited so you can decide whether it's worth your time, and let your team know when it's not. Why? Because you deserve better meetings.

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