AI Endurance Receives Funding and Introduces New Feature To Motivate Athletes

AI Endurance Maintenance Mode

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a slew of races to be cancelled or postponed, leaving athletes to look for ways to stay motivated when their racing calendar becomes a moving target. AI Endurance, The Forge client, has released a new AI optimized “Maintenance Mode” training feature that helps keep athletes motivated and meeting their training goals during the pandemic. Instead of creating a training plan that prepares the…

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QReserve is Offering New Tools to Ensure Physical Distancing Amid Pandemic

QReserve is Offering New Tools to Ensure Physical Distancing Amid Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a unique set of challenges for organizations around the globe, that must develop strategies quickly for bringing workers back to the office while maintaining physical distancing as a precautionary measure. The Forge alumnus, QReserve Inc., will simplify and streamline this planning process for numerous organizations. QReserve has announced that they will work with Ottawa Markets to pilot a density management solution that uses low-power…

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Axcessiom Technologies Inc. receives $76K from Community Foundations of Canada

Axcessiom Logo and driver in car

Congratulations to The Forge alumnus, Axcessiom Technologies Inc. for receiving $76K from the Community Foundations of Canada Investment Readiness Program (IRP). This federal boost of funds will assist Axcessiom to build, optimize and market a facial gesture recognition software that will allow drivers with disabilities to seamlessly access the secondary functions of their vehicle. Funded by the Government of Canada, the IRP supports social purpose organizations as they contribute…

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StrongBó Agritech Wins Big in the Cork Summer Show in Ireland

StrongBó Agritech Wins Big in the Cork Summer Show in Ireland

Congratulations to The Forge client StrongBó Agritech on winning two of five awards during Munster Agricultural Society’s Cork Summer Show held online on July 4-5, 2020. StrongBó won the “Best Agri Tech Award” and the “Best Overall” Agri Innovation award. In addition, Michael McInerney, CEO and Founder of StrongBó was awarded the “Young Agri Innovator Award.” Strongbó aims to revolutionise the beef production industry by creating a data-based value…

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PULSE Lifesaving Receives $29K Funding and is Hiring AR Developers

PULSE Lifesaving Receives $29K Funding and is Hiring AR Developers

Congratulations to PULSE Lifesaving, The Forge client, for receiving funding from two funding programs totaling $29K, a majority of the funding will go towards hiring two skilled AR Developers. PULSE is an educational technology company and accredited lifesaving and first aid training provider developing innovative new ways to train a workforce remotely using augmented reality. PULSE received $24K from the Canada-Ontario Jobs Grant (COJG), which provides direct financial support…

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Michael Jobity named Leading Innovator by The Logic

Michael Jobity Leading Innovator

Congratulations to Michael Jobity, The Forge client, who has been selected as a “Leading Innovator From The Class of 2020” by The Logic. Jobity is an Engineering Physics & Management undergraduate student at McMaster University, a musician and the co-founder of 2unify. 2unify is a music-tech startup offering an innovative hands-free robotic guitar tuning stand. Jobity also recently launched FlameOn (flame-on.ca), a website that connects students to industry projects…

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B Data Solutions and TELUS Collaboration

B Data Solutions Inc. Collaborates With TELUS

The Forge client B Data Solutions Inc. is collaborating with Telus to implement connectivity of IoT devices using BDATA-Blockchain on TELUS 4G/5G network in Canada. This provides password-less highly secure and desirable Intelligent Plant Management System (IPMS®) as an Industry 4.0 platform to Process Industries. The current IoT devices are connected through traditional VPN and private IP addresses, such connections are at risk of device hijacking, data breach, and…

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Five Forge Clients Selected as LiONS LAIR Finalists

Congratulations to five startups from The Forge that have been selected as finalists in Innovation Factory’s LiONS LAIR Pitch Madness Competition: B Data Solutions, ImaginAble Solutions, MyPalate Inc., PULSE Life Saving Inc., and Reviewerly. Anticipation is rising for Innovation Factory’s “LiONS LAIR Pitch Madness” competition that will take place on September 21-24, 2020 and will be delivered as a virtual bracket-style tournament with four days of head-to-head pitch match-ups….

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2unify Dares to Enter the Den

2unify Dares to Enter the Den

The Forge client 2unify has been selected to pitch on CBC’s Dragon’s Den Season 15. The hit television show offers audiences a front-row view as the country’s top business moguls wheel and deal with entrepreneurs who dare to enter the Den. “We are huge fans of the show and are beyond excited to pitch on Dragon’s Den. A special thanks to Innovation Factory and McMaster Innovation Park for organizing the…

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ImaginAble Solutions Selected as Student Entrepreneur National Competition Finalist

ImaginAble Solutions Selected Finalist

ImaginAble Solutions, The Forge client, was selected as one of twelve finalists in the Enactus 2020 Student Entrepreneur National Competition, presented by HSBC Bank Canada. The 12 finalists pitch to a panel of industry leading judges at the Enactus Canada National Exposition for a chance to win $10K. The winners will be announced on June 18. “ImaginAble Solutions is beyond honoured and excited to be a finalist in the…

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