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Poka is built to support on-the-job learning, real-time access to knowledge and the continuous capture of new, improved ways of working.
Alex and Antoine
Are continuously improving the factory floor
LocationQuebec City, Canada
Poka helps manufacturers drive performance by empowering frontline workers with the knowledge and tools they need to do their jobs efficiently and effectively and contribute to continuous improvement. Poka’s worker performance app combines digital content, communication, collaboration and skills management capabilities into a single integrated platform, enabling workers to learn, solve problems and share knowledge in real-time, on the factory floor.
Digital manufacturing leaders rely on Poka to improve the knowledge, performance and productivity of their factory workers.
Poka is named after the Japanese term Poka-yoke which means “mistake-proofing”. The software platform empowers factory workers with the knowledge and tools to drive plant productivity.
Digital work instructions, micro-lessons and troubleshooting tips accessed in seconds by workers.
A closed-loop approach to problem solving that supports and engages workers in a culture of continuous improvement.
Plus One creates award winning vision software solutions for logistics robots to automate a range of common tasks in warehouses.
Erik, Shaun and Paul
provide the fastest, most reliable 3D vision and AI-powered software for logistics robots
LocationSan Antonio, TX, USA
Plus One Robotics lives by the mantra, “Robots work. People rule”. That is because the company delivers an unparalleled approach to human-robot collaboration to tackle the challenges of variability and workforce shortages facing warehouses and distribution centers. The team has decades of collective experience developing logistics applications and deploying logistics robots for material handling tasks. Combining this experience with the team’s passion in harnessing the power of human intelligence with AI, improves people’s lives and simply changes the world.
Human-robot collaboration improves throughput, uptime and ROI while enabling workers to move to more value-added positions in the warehouse.
3D and AI-powered software determines accurate maneuvering of millions of SKUs in common tasks such as sorting and depalletizing.
PickOne is a 3D and AI-powered software solution that provides fast, accurate, scalable vision software for robotic automation tasks.
Yonder is a robot supervision software that leverages human intelligence (aka: a robot-wrangler) to handle exceptions for the variety of items passing from dock to door.
Dott is helping places we call home be less polluted and congested based on how we travel and connect our cities to our citizens.
Henri and Maxim
Are freeing our cities with clean rides for everyone
LocationAmsterdam, The Netherlands
Dott’s IoT-enabled and data driven operating system makes micromobility accessible to everyone. From day one, Dott made the choice to take care of all operations in-house. This means vehicles, tech, management, maintenance and control operations. This fully integrated approach enables Dott to control traceability, safety and quality in addition to building long term and sustainable relationships with city operators and riders.
Dott builds its electric mobility products to last so it can fight air pollution and global warming while offering amazing urban mobility for people.
Dott has a winning formula by combining operational excellence, hardware & software expertise and collaboration with city stakeholders.
Dott has built large, dominant and profitable strongholds in highly prized micromobility markets in Europe including Belgium, France, Germany, Italy and Poland.
Going Multimodel with new micromobility vehicles across European cities such as e-bikes.
E2ip connects people to
machines and machines to each other.
transforms the surfaces we touch everyday
From ideation to fabrication, rethinking the boundaries between technology and design to deliver innovative Human-Machine Interface and Smart Surface solutions.
Creating new possibilities through innovations in printed electronics, material science, advanced manufacturing processes, and embedded systems.
HMI communications and control is key to transitioning industrial products to flexible connected interfaces with new data layers.
Embedded software platforms help OEMs add connectivity and brand differentiation functionality through GUIs on touch screen panels.
Rapid deployment is achieved through IP driven, pre-formulated software on hardware, accompanied by a rich tools platform.
GUI builder tools enable scalable platforms with rapid prototyping.
RtTech understood that complete real-time intelligence and tracking is the first step towards increasing industrial productivity.
with a bold vision – to
make renewable energy
the most affordable
form of energy in the
Danny, Tom and Jon
are committed to making the clean energy transition a reality
Location Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Investment November 2019
Using machine learning, robotics, and software, SkySpecs optimizes the operations and maintenance of the renewable energy industry to enable better data driven decision making. Their mission is to continue driving change in the renewable energy sector with technology and automation that minimizes unplanned downtime and increases total production, making renewable energy more accessible to the world.
SkySpecs has offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan & Amsterdam, Netherlands, & operates in 19 countries on 5 continents.
North American leader in onshore and offshore wind turbine blade inspections, servicing large global wind portfolio owners.
Inspections are autonomous with proprietary anti-collision technology and are capable of advanced photogrammetry.
Inspection data is housed in Horizon, developed in-house as an industry standard source of truth to support and inform critical data driven decisions.
Horizon uses advanced AI methods on blade data to alert clients about damage propagation rates and failure, creating transparency and enabling predictive O&M.
Miovision is helping
build tomorrow’s smart
cities by transforming
the way traffic networks
are managed today.
is the maestro of traffic
Location Waterloo, Canada
Investment May 2018
Miovision is creating a future with more on-demand city services and less traffic by using data to transform mobility. Backed by the world’s most advanced traffic AI, their innovations in traffic signal planning and operations have made it possible for cities to improve the transportation experience for drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians.
With offices in Kitchener, Canada and Cologne, Germany, Miovision serves over 17,000 municipalities worldwide.
Traffic AI processes video feed to generate data on vehicles, bikes and pedestrians, which can be analysed singularly.
Processed data is used to create traffic networks for city planners and other authorities.
7 billion cars counted, 8 million hours of processed traffic video and 1,000 clients in 66 countries.
Cities use unique Miovision insights to optimize traffic and urban planning, improving the experience for all citizens.
Praemo is creating
a future without
disruption by using data
to create actionable
insights to improve
productivity, quality and
uses AI to provide plant operators with prescriptive insights
Location Kitchener, Canada
Investment August 2019
Using AI, the Industrial IoT, and extensive industry knowledge, Praemo provides predictive analytics and prescriptive intelligence to help organizations turn their operations data into actionable insights. Their analytics engine – Razor™ enables real-time processing of data from multiple sources to improve productivity, product quality and safety of operations for industrial customers.
Praemo is headquartered in Kitchener, Canada and has an office in South Carolina, USA.
Praemo deploys an unbiased AI approach into industrial operations that is faster, more cost effective & efficient with large sets of client data.
Razor™ uses a micro targeted approach by securely connecting to client equipment, sensors and backend data systems.
Razor™ allows clients to see operational anomalies and problems developing in real time and provides active alerts for the operational team.
Prescriptive insights help foresee potential disruptions within your operational environment before they escalate.
reshaping the legal
document service for
industrial markets with
cost effective AI to
discover critical clauses.
uses AI to discover and understand complex contracts and documents
Location Houston, TX, USA
Investment May 2020
ThoughtTrace’s AI-powered document intelligence platform enables organizations to uncover valuable information buried in contracts in a fraction of the time and cost associated with traditional methods. Their solution helps clients expand and link data analytics from a physical asset to the contracts that govern that asset, dramatically reducing operating expenses, minimizing risk, and creating new revenue opportunities. ThoughtTrace is headquartered in Houston, TX with offices in five other major cities in the USA.
Unstructured data solution that digests documents and creates associations of information using ontologies.
Uncover information in minutes or hours, compared to weeks or months with traditional methods.
Domain specific AI algorithms trained by subject matter experts and millions of contracts.
Intelligent and automatic identification and classification of documents greatly increases organization efficiency and accuracy.
Invixium envisions a world
where physical spaces are
seamlessly secured with
recognition and analytics.
made the body the key
Location Toronto, Canada
Investment October 2015
Invixium is differentiated through its advanced algorithms, smart engineering and flexible architecture. Titan, a flagship device, uses touchless facial recognition technology to provide access control and workforce management. Thermal infrared cameras detect fever and reduce health risks at office buildings, industrial facilities, construction sites and airports. Headquartered in Toronto with a presence in the US, UK and India, Invixium’s solutions have been sold in 60 countries to over 350 customers.
Access control and identity management delivered through edge computing and facial recognition.
4 factor authentication and 'liveness' recognition with fever detection, iris recognition and fingerprint/finger-vein backup.
Next generation of ultra-strong, feature rich product line that can survive a waterfall, or extreme weather conditions.
Best-in-class: Identification of 15 to 18 faces per minute, enriched with deep analytics, device data and audit credentials for superior time & attendance software.
A forerunner in AI
and ML built specifically
for the IoT, mnubo is
exceptional at extracting
business value from
Fred, Adi, JCC and JC
use data science to transform industrial insights
Location Montreal, Canada
Investment May 2015
mnubo’s data analytics platform focused on extraction of true value from sensor data by delivering advanced real-time analytics, strategic insights, predictions and enabling richer applications. In 2019, mnubo was acquired by AspenTech to accelerate and augment AspenTech’s vision for asset optimization solutions – combining deep process expertise with AI and machine learning.
Horizontal AI provider for industrial IoT data. They create new data assets and derived IP from equipment data with IoT analytics for clients.
Semi-supervised learning applied to unstructured data sets, enabling insight without sophisticated and expensive internal practices.
Algorithms and machine learning techniques applied to over 120 different product types to create monetizable insights for clients.
Making the quantum leap from predictive analytics to prescriptive analytics with use cases around asset health and predictive maintenance.
Decisive farming is re-imagining farming with a collaborative approach to farm management, precision agronomy and crop marketing.
Remi & Tasha
are revolutionizing farm management with digital solutions
Location Alberta, Canada
Investment October 2016
Acquired by Telus in 2019
By acting as the farmer’s primary operating system, Decisive Farming supports everything from sensors, weather, planning & budgeting and agronomic soil testing amongst other offerings. In 2019, Telus acquired Decisive to bring an innovative data and technology play, centered around collaboration, farmer profitability and timely data driven decisions. At the time of acquisition, the platform managed over 6 million acres and on 40 different crop types in North America.
Data platform for farmers and service providers (retail, equipment dealers etc.) based on the efficiencies of data sharing and data driven decision making.
Sensor, weather and service provider data along with crop plans, field boundaries & other information enable predictive insights & precision agriculture.
Track grower margins in (near) real-time, value futures & options, feed agronomic program for accurate information.
monitoring of critical
assets from tailing dams
in Brazil to bridges
transforms how infrastructure is managed
Location Barcelona, Spain
Investment July 2017
By empowering operators to make the right decisions based on real-time intelligence, Connected Operational Intelligence helps make predictions, improve efficiency and prevent disasters in over 60 countries across 6 continents. Loadsensing is a leading platform for automated correlation, machine learning, anomaly detection and predictive analytics across construction, mining and critical infrastructure. Worldsensing has offices in Barcelona, London, Los Angeles and Singapore.
Loadsensing helps monitor and reveal hidden threats by measuring strain across complex geotechnical environments.
Cloud-based visualization and accessible by any internet-connected device.
Utilises several wireless data loggers that work remotely to gather data. Long-range capabilities are perfect for harsh environments or difficult-to-access sites.
Predictive real time analytics, machines learning and anomaly detection create increased efficiency and ROI.
Clearpath is creating safer and more efficient environments for industrial workers by using navigation AI and robotics to automate movement-based tasks.
Matt, Ryan and Bryan
are masters of industrial autonomous software
Location Kitchener, ON, Canada
Investment September 2020
Clearpath is a pioneer in autonomous robotics, developing one of the first platforms for robotics research. Today, Clearpath is a global leader in autonomous navigation and robotics to enable self-driving vehicle development, deployment, and operation in manufacturing, warehousing and academia. Clearpath is headquartered in Kitchener, Canada and operates through sales partnerships in North America, Europe and Asia.
OTTO Motors enables industrial transformation with fully autonomous, flexible material handling robots.
Key autonomy software strengths in localization, coordination, docking and planning – robust point-to-point autonomous navigation of mobile robots
Autonomy Research Kit (ARK) is designed for researchers in academia and corporate R&D providing a powerful processor, sensor suite which is ROS ready and fully extensible with developer API
Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) are built for rough, all-terrain environments - durable and can easily incorporate a variety of payloads including sensors, manipulators and customization.