App offers 1:1 daily diet advice

riseRise wants to help users reach their dieting goals by connecting them with a remote personal coach, who checks up on them daily.



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Wordless picture book app encourages creative storytelling

imagistoryImagistory is encouraging children to verbalize and narrate their own imagination as they flip through wordless illustrated stories.



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Artificial intelligence designer creates company branding for $50

tailorbrandsTailor uses natural language processing to help business automatically generate stylish and personalized branding that fits their company.



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On-demand butler taps multiple services to take care of every household chore

Photo: Vox Efx/FlickrAlfred is a service that crowdsources local helpers to act as a butler service for laundry, shopping and cleaning tasks.



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iOS app turns smartphones into an automated teleprompter

promptsmartPromptSmart is an app that mimics the standard autocue, using voice recognition to track users’ place in the text.



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Add-on turns bike helmets into a lock

cappuccinolockBelgium-based sportswear company Lazer has developed the Cappuccino Lock, a helmet strap add-on that enables bike owners to use their helmet to quickly lock both.



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Smart power adaptors track seniors’ daily routines to make sure they’re ok

evermindEvermind is a new system which tracks the seniors’ use of home devices so that relatives can be alerted to breaks in routine.



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Service taps communities’ unused storage space

roostFor homeowners who can’t afford to use self storage services, Roost is a peer-to-peer platform that lets them find and rent storage space from others in their neighborhood.



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Service tells businesses what to tweet

Photo: Jason Howie/FlickrZootrock automatically injects businesses’ social media feeds with relevant curated content to engage customers and help them concentrate on running their company.



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The Kitchen Library lets anyone borrow cooking appliances just like a book

Kitchen-library The Kitchen Library is Canada’s first non-profit lending library dedicated to short-term rentals of cooking equipment.



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