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14 Best News Startups Headquartered in Canada

This article showcases Boove’s top picks for the best ‘News’ startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating in the News’ industry, but are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We selected these startups 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

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1. Coingeek

The idea behind this startup: Coingeek is a cryptocurrency news site.

Headquarters: Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Industries: Cryptocurrency, News, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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2. Presearch

The idea behind this startup: Presearch is an alternative search engine that rewards community members with PSTs (Presearch Tokens).

Headquarters: Midland, Ontario, Canada

Industries: Communities, Internet, News

Founders: Unknown

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3. The EduTech Post

The idea behind this startup: News, reviews, user guides and features on educational technology.

Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Industries: EdTech, News, STEM Education

Founders: Shivani Ahuja

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4. Nuadox

The idea behind this startup: Nuadox is a media property producing and aggregating insightful, uncommon innovation news and analysis.

Headquarters: Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Industries: Content, News, Publishing

Founders: Phil Siarri

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5. LIVEKINDLY

The idea behind this startup: LIVEKINDLY is a news and media platform focusing on food, health, sustainable living, and cruelty-free beauty.

Headquarters: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Industries: Broadcasting, News, Publishing

Founders: Jodi Monelle

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6. ZHY Interactive

The idea behind this startup: Building next generation digital media platforms

Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Industries: Advertising, News, Social Media

Founders: Jack Yan

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7. Pressed News

The idea behind this startup: A digital media company that makes the news easy to understand.

Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Industries: Digital Media, News, Publishing

Founders: Jacqueline Leung

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8. Sociavore

The idea behind this startup: Website builder and social media publishing platform for restaurants.

Headquarters: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Industries: Advertising, News, Publishing

Founders: Thusenth Dhavaloganathan

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9. CryptoCanucks

The idea behind this startup: Canadian Cryptocurrency & Blockchain News, Media & Event Coverage Company

Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Industries: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Media and Entertainment, News

Founders: Arman Solakian, Jacques Yaakoub

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10. The Sprawl

The idea behind this startup: The Sprawl is a journal which focused on digital publication that provides local news coverage for city residents.

Headquarters: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Industries: Journalism, News

Founders: Jeremy Klaszus

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11. truba.news

The idea behind this startup: The Personalized News Aggregator that cares about you

Headquarters: Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Industries: Artificial Intelligence, Events, Information Technology, News

Founders: Fran Alexander, Veryan Goodship

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12. Stories Solutions

The idea behind this startup: We collect video based “stories” (reviews) about the people, places and things you love while helping businesses promote their best ones.

Headquarters: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Industries: Mobile, News, Social Media, Video

Founders: Riel Roussopoulos

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13. Trofeed

The idea behind this startup: Social Networking

Headquarters: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Industries: Gaming, Mobile, News, Social Media, Social Network, Video

Founders: Unknown

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14. Poplur

The idea behind this startup: Poplur is a social media app that using radius as a measure for calculating content outreach.

Headquarters: Brampton, Ontario, Canada

Industries: Advertising, Mobile, News

Founders: Unknown

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