TandemLaunch is a unique startup foundry and seed fund based in Montreal. We work with driven entrepreneurs to turn research from the world’s best universities into exceptional technology companies.
AAVAA is a Montréal-based start-up with the dream to give everyone the power to seamlessly control their auditory environment without fumbling with devices. AAVAA solutions capitalize on the novelty of Brain and Biosignal Synthesis, the robustness of Acoustics, and the strength of Artificial Intelligence. We are building a bionic ear that selectively hears what you desire to hear without any cumbersome assumptions.
Nokia names industrial automation startup HaiLa winner of the 2019 Nokia Open Innovation Challenge
21 November 2019
Espoo, Finland — Nokia today announced that Canadian startup company HaiLa, which offers technologies that can drastically reduce energy consumption for Internet of Things devices, has won the 2019 Nokia Open Innovation Challenge. HaiLa was awarded €100,000 in financial resources and will be given access to researchers and product development teams at Nokia and Nokia Bell Labs to position it for business growth as the world moves towards industrial automation enabled by 5G networks.
This month, we closed the final funding for TandemLaunch Ventures III and opened our doors for Collision Day! Want to hear more? Check out all our October news below!
New fund will support the creation of 20 new Canadian technology start-ups
Montreal, Quebec — November 4, 2019 — TandemLaunch, a start-up foundry and seed fund focused on creating, incubating and accelerating early-stage technology start-ups, today announced the final close of the TandemLaunch Ventures III (“TLVIII”) fund for total proceeds of approximately $30 million. This fund is dedicated to the creation of over twenty disruptive Quebec-based technology companies that have the potential for global commercialization.
Indiana University Professor Made Broad and Foundational Contributions to High Performance Computing
New York, NY, October 23, 2019 — The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) have named Geoffrey C. Fox of Indiana University Bloomington as the recipient of the 2019 ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award. Fox was cited for foundational contributions to parallel computing methodology, algorithms and software, and data analysis, and their interfaces with broad classes of applications. The award will be presented at SC 19: The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, November 17–22, in Denver, Colorado.
Developed by the Montreal-based start-up C2RO, C2RO PerceiveTM uses a store’s surveillance cameras to understand the journey customers take throughout the store. This provides information on the preferences and behaviours of customers and allows businesses to develop demographic profiles of their different in-store visitors.
This month, we are celebrating the incubation of Depix! Deeplite & Suometry are CIX Top 20 winners and wrnch has been chosen as 1 of the top 10 most promising tech companies in Canada. Want to hear more? Check out all our September news below!
Congratulations to Pinar Satilmis, Dwayne Elahie and Mathieu Saint-Denis from DEPIX — our newest incubation!
Mathieu Saint-Denis (left), Pinar Satilmis, Dwayne Elahie (right)
Depix uses physically based rendering methods empowered with artificial intelligence to create photo-realistic results. The user-friendly compositing software enables users with little or no image editing experience to produce high quality professional results.
Toronto,Canada, Wednesday, September 4, 2019 — Today, CIX Canadian Innovation Exchange announced the CIX TOP 20 Early and CIX TOP 10 Growth innovative Canadian technology startups that have been inducted into the annual program. The selected companies represent a diverse range of tech including software, AI, medtech, fintech, big data, aerospace, security, Saas and cleantech. These gamechanging, on-the-rise companies are chosen by a selection committee of technology industry experts and investors from across the country.