From Farming to Finance: These 15 Alberta IT Startups Are Shaping the Future

Alberta, Canada is a hub of innovation, and the IT industry is no exception. From energy and mining to finance and health care, these 15 companies are using technology to revolutionize their industries and make a positive impact on the world.

Summit Nanotech: Pioneering Sustainable Lithium Extraction

Summit Nanotech has developed a direct lithium extraction technology that produces lithium in an economically and environmentally sustainable way. With lithium being a key component in renewable energy and electric vehicles, Summit Nanotech is poised to make a significant impact on the transition to clean energy.

Clinify Inc: Streamlining Health Care in Africa

Clinify Inc has developed a centralized and standardized electronic medical record system for health care providers in Africa. Their platform enables providers to submit health insurance claims directly to health maintenance organizations while processing payment, improving access to health care for millions of people.

Flahmingo: Commission-Free Investing for Everyone

Flahmingo is an investment app that enables retail investors to begin investing commission-free using fractional shares starting at just $1. With a mission to democratize access to financial markets, Flahmingo is poised to disrupt the traditional finance industry.

Arbor: Measuring and Improving Product Sustainability

Arbor is using big data and analytics to measure, improve and showcase product sustainability for companies. Their custom dashboard enables businesses to track their environmental impact and make data-driven decisions to reduce their carbon footprint.

Verge Ag: Digital Farming for the Modern Age

Verge Ag provides information technology services for farming, using artificial intelligence and software to optimize crop yields, reduce waste and improve sustainability. Their innovative approach to agriculture is poised to revolutionize the industry.

MobSquad: Addressing the Talent Gap for Start-Ups

MobSquad helps start-ups address the growing talent gap they face by equipping them with full-time technical talent. Their model enables start-ups to access top talent at a fraction of the cost of hiring in-house, helping them grow and scale more quickly.

Areto Labs: Building Digital Communities

Areto Labs creates culture-building apps and bots that can be integrated into digital community platforms. Their tools enable communities to connect and engage more meaningfully, building stronger relationships and driving positive change.

Vivid Theory: Product Development for a New Era

Vivid Theory is a one-of-a-kind product development firm that works on both physical and digital products. Their focus on innovation and sustainability has made them a leader in product development for a new era.

Kinetyx Sciences Inc.: Engineering a Better Future

Kinetyx Sciences provides talented engineers, designers, scientists, biomechanists, communicators, and creators. Their work in the fitness and sports industry is helping athletes perform at their best and pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

ScaleGood Fund LP (powered by TELUS): Investing in Social Impact

ScaleGood Fund LP is a social impact venture capital fund powered by TELUS, focused on early-stage investing. Their mission is to support companies that are making a positive impact on the world, using technology to drive social and environmental change.

TerraHub: Verification Platform for the Future

TerraHub is a blockchain-based verification platform for workers, products, and processes. Their innovative approach to verification is helping companies reduce waste, improve transparency, and build more sustainable supply chains.

Arolytics: Emissions Management and Compliance Made Easy

Arolytics is a software company that specializes in emissions management and regulatory compliance for the energy sector. Their platform enables companies to track and manage their emissions, reducing their environmental impact and helping them comply with regulations.

dealcloser Inc.: Simplifying Transaction Management for Legal Professionals

dealcloser is a transaction management hub for legal professionals, enabling them to simplify and streamline their workflows. Their platform automates tasks such as document creation and signature collection, freeing up time for legal professionals to focus on higher-value tasks.

KnowHow: Software for Blue-Collar Companies

KnowHow is a software tool that helps blue-collar companies save time, money, avoid errors and increase profitability. Their platform streamlines operations, reduces waste, and improves productivity for businesses in the manufacturing, construction, and other industries.

Q Blocks: Affordable Supercomputing for All

Q Blocks is a computing company that builds Decentralised compute and access of AI models to ML developers, enabling researchers and businesses to harness the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Their mission is to democratize access to high-performance computing, driving innovation and discovery across industries.


These 15 startups are just a sample of the innovative companies leading the way in Alberta’s IT industry. From sustainable energy to health care, finance, and beyond, these companies are using technology to drive positive change and make the world a better place. With their passion and dedication, we can’t wait to see what they’ll achieve next.

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