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Toronto Startup Map

Toronto CONCENTRATION Startup Map MARS + HIGH StartupNorth Index MEDIUM LOW Total sample size i = 670 TORONTO STARTUPS BY CATEGORY IT, Communications & Entertainment Life Sciences & Healthcare 65% Social Innovation 14% Cleantech 14% FEATURED STARTUPS O BUS/STREETCAR ACCESS OTHER STARTUPS M SUBWAY ACCESS GRENVILLE ST A COLLEGE ST FAIRVIEW MALL DR GOULD ST LSTH HALL RD EDWARD ST GERRARD ST W DUNDAS ST W WALTON ST SHEPPARD AVE E 1 LEITH HILL RD 2 BAY ST 3 BAY ST Lumasonix, Naveed Nazir RNA Diagnostics Inc., John Connolly Diagnostics and Imaging Medical Devices Vive Crop Protection, Keith Thomas Cleantech I work out of my home office but meet with clients, partners, advisors and peers all over the city. From this location I can hop onto the subway and get anywhere Locating at the University of Waterloo's space in downtown Toronto has been very This is a neighbourhood where happy coin- valuable to our businesses. We've been cidences actually happen. There's a lot of stuff going on in terms of seminars, work- shops, networking events that we can send out employees to. We may not have participated in these if we weren't so close. downtown or drive the five kilometres able to partner with the school on our north to Markham to meet my advisors at Venture Lab. Mobility and access to transit is key. algorithm development and we're a 10-minute walk from the big hospitals – our primary client group. It's also a great neighbourhood with lots of variety and good places to eat. GRENVILLE ST COLLEGE ST GOULD ST MAYFAIR MEWS CUMBERLAND ST EDWARD ST BLOOR ST GERRARD ST W e DUNDAS ST W WALTON ST 4 BLOOR ST W 5 COLLEGE ST 6 DUNDAS ST E JUICE Mobile, Neil Sweeney Squag, Sara Winter Social Innovation - Digital Multimedia Wireless Viafoura, Jesse Moeinifar Online Applications Our neighbourhood mixes work and play well. We're in an exciting industry that's fast moving and attracts tech savvy, I'm located part time in my home office and I work at MARS when I can. I am planning to move to the MaRS Commons because I love the space and the vibe. I've started this company on my own, and a lot of time I feel like l'm operating in a vacuum. I really like the idea of a collabora- The Digital Media Zone is a fantastic space for collaborating with other startups. It's a really dynamic environment. There are a lot creative, social individuals. Our location reflects this culture and character and, therefore, it attracts the right talent. of creative ideas shared and we feed off of each other, help each other with challenges or technical issues and act as sounding boards for ideas. tive, open work space where I can meet with other entrepreneurs and share ideas. ADELAIDE ST W SUDBURY ST SHEPPARD AVEE KING ST W WELLINGTON ST W LANSING SOUAR COLGATE AVE FAST LVBERTY ST BUSY ST CONSUMERS RD MACDONALD-CARTIER FREEWAY QUEEN ST E e 7 ATLANTIC AVE 8 CARLAW AVE 9 CONSUMERS RD Bering Media Inc., Michael Ho Telecommunications Wave Accounting, Kirk Simpson Online Applications Infonaut, Nial| Wallace Healthcare IT (Life Sciences & Healthcare) We wanted to be in a walkable Our startup culture is one where no one neighbourhood where there is access to a variety of amenities. In Liberty Village we've got great coffee shops, restaurants, there are parks nearby and a 24-hour Metro which is really convenient. There's a takes themselves too seriously. The neighbourhood has the same vibe - you can go to a really nice restaurant or a We received an equity investment and had the chance to collocate with a larger partner. They have a much larger development team and were willing to cheap diner on the corner. There are a nice share their resources with us. huge cluster of startups and tech talent in the area which is also cool. mix of parks that are close by and the area has all of the amenities - restaurants, banks, etc – while maintaining a bit of an edge. It's different. Data is sourced from December 2011 aggregate data for MaRS Advisory Services' and the list of startups on StartupNorth Index at (under Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike 2.5 Canada License). Company location data was geo- coded to the three-digit postal code level to provide an aggregate picture of startup clusters in Toronto.The boundaries of the map are Parkside to Warden, Lake Ontario to Finch. From this data set, 10 startups from a range of locations and sectors were interviewed to discuss why they work where they do. These neighbourhood perspectives are paired with StartupNorth Index point data and TTC stop locations. VICTORIA PARK AVE SETTLERS RI BAY ST BARNABY P BAY ST NIAGARA ST

Toronto Startup Map

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MaRS DD has combined client location data from MaRS Advisory Services and the StartupNorth’s Index to map the concentration of startups located across Toronto. Since Toronto really is a city of n...


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