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101 Top Retail Technology Startups in Canada – The Future of the Retail Technology Market

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Canada based Retail Technology companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Retail Technology industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Canada Retail Technology Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Creative Destruction Lab (CDL)

Creative Destruction Lab (CDL)

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CDL is a nonprofit that delivers an objectives-based program for massively scalable, seed-stage, science, and technology-based companies.

Alcanna

Alcanna

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Alcanna is a Canadian retailer of wine, spirits, and beer.

Alcanna

Tulip Retail

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Tulip Retail is a mobile app platform built exclusively for next generation store associates to offer a world-class omnichannel experience.

Alcanna

RenoRun

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RenoRun is building the world’s largest single source platform for general contractors to purchase materials.

Alcanna

Salesfloor

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Salesfloor is a mobile platform designed for store associates to connect with customers-beyond the store.

Alcanna

Statflo

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Statflo builds a profitable customer relationships with a leading 1:1 outreach solution for wireless and tech retail.

Alcanna

Fire & Flower

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We’re Canada’s cannabis shop, bringing you a guided and informed experience in locations across the country.

Alcanna

Rubikloud

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Rubikloud uses AI to deliver intelligent decision automation to enterprise retailers through its cloud-native platform.

Alcanna

BlackCart

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BlackCart is a try-before-you-buy platform for eCommerce stores.

Alcanna

Wiivv

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Transforming footwear, apparel, and wearables for every human body, so you can move and live your best.

Alcanna

Foko Retail

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Foko Retail is the mobile-first task management and communication software used by some of the world’s leading retailers.

Alcanna

C2RO

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Privacy-aware video analytics using proprietary edge-cloud AI for Physical Retail, Mall, Smart City and Enterprise Market.

Alcanna

Lightspeed POS

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Lightspeed is a provider of easy-to-use POS solutions for retailers and restaurateurs.

Alcanna

NOBAL Technologies

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NOBAL creates innovative and intuitive digital interfaces to enhance customer experience.

Alcanna

Zippedi

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zippedi is a artificial intelligence for retail industry.

Alcanna

triMirror

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3D virtual fitting room that uses real-time cloth simulation and animation. Try it online, in-store, on mobile, and for 3D garment design.

Alcanna

360pi Corp.

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360pi derives profitable insights from product and pricing big data to help leading omnichannel retailers and brands compete and win.

Alcanna

NewLeaf Cannabis

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NewLeaf Cannabis is a cannabis growth and research company providing a safe, inclusive, and educational cannabis experience.

Alcanna

FIND

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FIND A.I. – Inventory Planning for AFA

Alcanna

Xumi

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Break-though digital technologies to make payment, simpler, safer and more affordable.

Alcanna

TAKU Retail

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TAKU is the most flexible and cost-effective all-in-one commerce platform for established or growing retailers.

Alcanna

Storytap

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StoryTap is humanizing the online shopping experience with customer video reviews.

Alcanna

QuoteMachine

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QuoteMachine is a cloud software to help local retailers turn any in-store conversation into an online sale.

Alcanna

Inner Spirit Holdings

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Inner Spirit Holdings is a company that builds amazing brands with substance.

Alcanna

Leav

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Leav is a Montreal-based PayTech company offering cloud-based checkout automation solutions for small and medium retailers.

Alcanna

Fiska

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Integrated commerce platform for payment providers

Alcanna

OrderEase

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OrderEase’s highly scalable wholesale ordering solution interconnects and automates wholesale ordering for industries.

Alcanna

QUEST Corp Solutions

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Quest Corp Solutions aims to transform the retail space for vaping products.

Alcanna

Go Oil Canada Inc

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Mobile oil change, franchise system, tech company

Alcanna

Canada Goose

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Canada Goose is an apparel and fashion company that specializes in manufacturing authentic outerwear.

Alcanna

Vibe Bioscience

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Vibe is a vertically integrated cannabis company that missions to become a dominant California cannabis retailer and multi-state operator.

Alcanna

SmartPay Me

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White-Label Mobile Instant Checkout (EMV/SCA/PSD2/PISP/TISP) solution with Biometry for banks & retailers, disrupting payments cards rails

Alcanna

Korsall.com

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Korsall.com is a proprietary Ecommerce technology platform that connects fashion designers to consumers from around the world.

Alcanna

Warranty Life

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Warranty Life tracks product purchases and offers a system that stores receipts and tracks warranty and extended warranty data.

Alcanna

1M

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Accelerating development and investment in downtowns, one million square feet at a time

Alcanna

Netcoins

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Virtual Bitcoin ATM for Retail Stores

Alcanna

RetailCommon

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Retailcommon isa Toronto based social shopping network company

Alcanna

Boro

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Boro offers a peer-to-peer marketplace for women to list, discover, and borrow clothing.

Alcanna

Helcim Inc.

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Helcim makes it easier for businesses to accept debit and credit cards.

Alcanna

Critical Mass

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Critical Mass is a digital experience design agency with a relentless focus on the customer.

Alcanna

iQmetrix

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iQmetrix is an IT and service company that provides retail solutions.

Alcanna

Noibu

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The Noibu software platform detects critical errors on eCommerce websites for an enhanced customer experience and to prevent lost revenue.

Alcanna

Hifyre

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The cannabis industries most advanced retail sales platform, leveraging data to deliver personalized retail engagements.

Alcanna

Precima

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Precima provides tailored, data-driven solutions that drive sales, boost profitability, and build customer loyalty.

Alcanna

Standard Luggage Co.

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Standard Luggage Co. is a designer and online retailer of fine luggage and travel products

Alcanna

StoreForce

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StoreForce develops a SaaS platform that provides a suite of scheduling, timekeeping, performance management, and execution tools.

Alcanna

Mercatus Technologies

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Mercatus provides solutions to the grocery retail industry that enable and enhance engagement between retailers and customers across all

Alcanna

RAANGE Inc.

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MarketingOS that powers teams to expertly manage subscriber acquisition and confidently execute mobile campaigns that win-back customers.

Alcanna

Simple Matters

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Simple Matters attempts to find new solutions to old problems by removing complexity from every day life and make it simpler

Alcanna

Torinit Technologies Inc.

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Torinit is a team of technology enthusiasts operating from Pune, India and Toronto, Canada.

Alcanna

Sweat Free Apparel

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Sweat Free Apparel is an immigrant-owned and carbon-neutral startup that uses reusable, waterproof, and Carbon Neutral Face Covering.

Alcanna

tossdown Inc.

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eCommerce Platform for the Food Industry

Alcanna

XSENSOR Technology

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XSENSOR develops intelligent dynamic sensing technology to improve human safety, performance, and comfort.

Alcanna

Metareal

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Use Metareal to easily turn places and products into mobile-friendly 3D and VR – no devs needed.

Alcanna

Aequilibrium

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We use a perfect balance of technology and user experience design to solve complex business problems

Alcanna

Nōwn

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Nōwn is the complete POS that puts the focus on the person behind the purchase.

Alcanna

Envision Sales

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Envision transforms environments to deliver exceptional branded experiences to some of North America’s best known companies.

Alcanna

POET Inc.

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POET offers a customer engagement platform that empowers retailers to increase sales, gain insights and improve the in-store experience.

Alcanna

Baüne

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Our vision is to use Collaborative Learning and Ambient Intelligence to build the next generation of human aware technology.

Alcanna

Kinetic Commerce

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Kinetic Commerce is a retail design and technology firm with offices in Toronto and New York City.

Alcanna

RHI Group

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RHI Group is a developer of a retail marketing technology platform to help offline retailers thrive in the digital era.

Alcanna

Stylekick

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Stylekick is a site to discover and shop for different and new fashions.

Alcanna

Engine Digital

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Digital Agency in New York & Vancouver

Alcanna

Spicers

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Spicers is a distributor of fine paper, graphic arts, sign, display and industrial packaging equipment in Canada.

Alcanna

Passen

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Passen is a digital fitting service that provides fit recommendations for clothing shoppers.

Alcanna

ChainXY

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ChainXY provides highly accurate locational data used in real estate and market research

Alcanna

Veloce

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Veloce POS systems are extremely reliable and fully tailored in order to maximize the efficiency and profitability of businesses.

Alcanna

Lucova Inc.

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To make commerce a more personal, seamless and connected experience by disrupting the point-of-sale with a Point-of-Experience (POE)

Alcanna

FTSY

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FTSY (‘footsy’) is an A.I. platform that matches people to consumer goods where fit and comfort matter.

Alcanna

Fettch Technologies Inc.

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Mobile App, Marketplace

Alcanna

XR Ignite

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XR Ignite is a community hub and virtual accelerator for startups, studios, and developers to connect with corporate customers.

Alcanna

Direction X Corporation

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Providing customized software solutions to businesses. our PASAJ advanced point of sale is our main product.

Alcanna

Nishe

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Nishe is the easiest way to discover and shop neighbourhood retail. Think Amazon-like comprehensiveness and ease.. but local & equitable.

Alcanna

SideBuy Solutions Inc.

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Sidebuy is a data-driven platform that connects brands and retailers to relevant bloggers and influencers

Alcanna

Multidev Technologies

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Multidev Technologies recognized the need for specialized software in the retail industry.

Alcanna

CloudRaker

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From strategy to execution, we are a digital-first agency adapted to the new era of commerce.

Alcanna

Augmented Reality Innovations

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3D + Augmented Reality Commerce Platform for the Web

Alcanna

4D Technologies

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4D Technologies is a global leader in the production of innovative imaging systems.

Alcanna

THREADLUX

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ThreadLux is a subscription rental service for streetwear & luxury menswear

Alcanna

POSconnect

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POSconnect provides custom solutions, integrated solutions, and payment processing services.

Alcanna

BeddingSuperstore.com

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BeddingSuperstore.com is a family owned and retail business company located in Leamington.

Alcanna

GlobalTill

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GlobalTill is a cloud-based retail management software for retailers, wholesalers, and e-commerce.

Alcanna

Troglo

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Troglo is a provider of in-store analytics, customer profiling, and marketing automation solution.

Alcanna

Smart Building Apps

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Smart Building Apps is an all-in-one cloud based residential, commercial & parking property management software system.

Alcanna

rBux

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A unique rewards system for referrals, purchases and loyalty.

Alcanna

Jibbio.com

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Jibbio ft. AskMIA | Promotional and SEO Marketing Tool in One

Alcanna

Coastr

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Coastr is a fully functional front and back end platform that enables any retailer to connect with their clients.

Alcanna

PowerBill Utility Billing Solutions Inc.

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Electronic Billing, Payment & Settlement Platform for Energy Retailers

Alcanna

What If Machines

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What If Machines Inc.

Alcanna

Glatsy

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Glatsy is a technology company that helps people save time and money by displaying deals & promotions for retail stores on their mobile app.

Alcanna

BGI Retail

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BGI deliver outstanding experiences to the retail market place.

Alcanna

ChainDrive

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ChainDrive is a fully-Integrated Omni-channel retail software.

Alcanna

SwiftCount

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SwiftCount is a software firm that specializes in inventory management and inventory process efficiency.

Alcanna

Wiz-Tec Computing Technologies

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Wiz-Tec develops premium quality point of sale and payment systems for car wash, gas station, and electronic tax exemptions.

Alcanna

VendTek Systems

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VendTek Systems is a leading transaction processing software company.

Alcanna

DriveCX

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Customer Experience Management – “Helping teams deliver amazing customer experiences”

Alcanna

Stefanka

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Stefanka reinvents retail with its interactive clothing fit solutions designed for online and in-store retailers.

Alcanna

Aralco Point Of Sales Systems

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Aralco Point Of Sales Systems is a retail technology company.

Alcanna

NCIX

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NCIX is a online computer hardware and software retailer based company.

Alcanna

XSi Retail Partners

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XSi Retail Partners is a consulting firm that helps retailers to become competitive and meet their business goals.

Alcanna

Authentic Or Not

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Authentic Or Not is a patented IoT technology thats adds intelligence to merchandise and objects

Written by Mark Smith

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