Mission

The CAMP program was founded by the China Canada Angels Alliance (CCAA) and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE).

The Chinese Angels Mentor Program (CAMP) is committed to building a cross-border ecosystem for innovative, early-stage Canadian companies who are interested in the world’s largest and fastest growing market. It is a joint initiative of CCAA and OCE along with Zhongguancun Haidian Science Park and River Capital. CAMP provides a unique platform to accelerate investment, mentorship, and connections to China.

$1.5

Million
Total Funding

10

Companies

50%

Companies Planning to Enter Chinese Market

What is Camp

CAMP is a program focused on attracting and connecting the best talent within the startup ecosystems in Canada and China.

CAMP provides a focused incubation platform that connects the right entrepreneurs, investors and partners to create value for startups who are primarily looking to enter the Chinese market. As well, we provide a gateway opportunity for mature Chinese companies looking to partner in North America. CAMP offers a unique set of experiences that includes:

  • Education (Market overview and key strategies for success)
  • Networking (Peer to Peer & Government) – Special Events
  • Investment Capital (Meeting with Angel, VC and Corporate Investors)
  • Partnerships (JV)
  • Cultural Exchange through visits to notable landmarks

CAMP Companies

Beagle

Beagle provides instant focus on the key areas of a contract. It reads and highlights what’s important and brings lawyers and clients together to provide input and feedback, using Artificial Intelligence and the knowledge of thousands of legal documents. Contracts can be edited and redlined by multiple parties in real-time and securely stored in one central place. Assign task and bring individuals directly into the sentence their input is needed.

ACTO

Acto is the world’s most versatile business management system. Managers can deploy training and strategy to employee’s mobile devices. Companies can retain ACTO Content Services to take your existing content and business knowledge and quickly turn it into ACTO’s signature ActionPacks™. I short, media-rich ActionPacks™ have been shown to increase engagement and retention, meaning employees can add more value to their organizations, faster.

Apply Board

ApplyBoard is a software solution that bridges the gap between millions of highly qualified international students and hundreds of thousands of open seats in North American educational institutions. ApplyBoard matches international students with potential institutions based on their academic background, interests, costs, post-graduation employment goals and many other factors. Using this platform, students instantly can see the universities and colleges they can get in to for 100% and even better, they can apply to multiple universities or colleges using a simple “One-Click-Apply” system.

Clausehound

Clausehound is a cloud-based integrated document drafting environment that accesses a library of relevant reference material and precedents, and that simplifies how documents are created. It offers a cloud-based document drafting solution that addresses gaps in knowledge and organizational precedents providing a deep and diverse library of reference materials aggregated from established lawyers, news articles and case law that are mapped and organized by document structure.


Conavi

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Conavi Medical Inc. (formerly Colibri Technologies Inc.) develops, manufactures, sells and supports technologies to help guide minimally invasive procedures. Our first product, the Foresight ICE System, is a catheter based ultrasound system which provides 2D and 3D images of the heart and devices in the heart during minimally invasive cardiovascular procedures such as Atrial Fibrillation Ablation. Our focus is on providing innovative image guidance technologies for minimally invasive procedures, with an initial emphasis on cardiovascular procedures.

Eve Medical

Developer of HerSwab, an alternative sample collection method for STI testing that can be conveniently done external to a clinic, without expert supervision. It enables women to easily and reliably collect their own DNA samples to screen for common STIs including Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and HPV (which causes cervical cancer). This saves time, providing privacy and minimizing invasiveness and benefits healthcare stakeholders by improving the reach and performance of existing screening programs, increasing test volumes, and reducing costs for practitioners and the healthcare system.


Kapow Kidz

Kapow Kidz creates innovative, educationally relevant live and online storytelling based communications programs for school and at home. The company has a track record of success in many of Canada’s largest school districts and their connected communities. Last year they developed and piloted a new program, The Storyteller’s Journey, a unique 5-step live and online program that teaches communication, language and media skills (storytelling) to kids age 5 to 13.

Raise Your Flag

Raise Your Flag is an online career path platform for the 45% of people who don’t go to college after high school (oh, and for the 100,000,000+ working Americans without a degree). Raise Your Flag bridges the gap between young people not going to college and long-term, rewarding careers. It does this through mapping career paths that exist within a company and/or industry, connecting users to industry training and pairing them with companies who are actively seeking skilled, entry-level talent. Brands like Tim Hortons(100,000 employees, $11B market cap) and Air Canada (25,000 employees, $2B market cap) trust Raise Your Flag to attract their skilled, entry-level employees.


Travelabulous

Travelabulous is tearing down the barrier between travel inspiration and online booking. It connects people with inspired trips from the world’s authentic travel experts, along with the tools to customize those itineraries and book the trip –all in one place. Consumers can discover, customize and book their dreams trips with Travelabulous.
Travelabulous is tearing down the barrier between travel inspiration and online booking. It connects people with inspired trips from the world’s authentic travel experts, along with the tools to customize those itineraries and book the trip –all in one place. Consumers can discover, customize and book their dreams trips with Travelabulous.

Reforges

A traditional plug can only be connected in one direction, takes two hands, and is dangerous for children. What if there’s an easier way? Introducing V.O., a magnetic power connector for all electronics. With V.O. and its patented magnetic head, plugging in electronics takes only a snap motion, at any angle you want, and one hand is all you need. Our vision is to reinvent user’s experience connecting devices to electricity around the world. Plugging in electronics should be easy, safe and almost fun.

CRYPTIV

Cryptiv provides enterprise grade wallet systems that enable our clients to become blockchain- transactional. For a firm to handle blockchain-enabled digital assets, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum or other blockchain assets, they must securely manage the private-keys that define ownership of these assets. Secondly, organizations must provide limited access to these private-keys to allow employees to conduct blockchain-related business processes. Cryptiv’s platform provides organizations the ability to handle private-keys at scale and to administer over the departments that management its assets in a secure and controlled manner. These foundational capabilities position our clients to successfully participate in these next- generation protocols.

 

CYCLICA

Cyclica’s Ligand Express™ platform has been used and validated through third-party organizations to develop safer and more efficacious therapeutics. Whether hypothetical, pre-clinical, clinical, or FDA-approved, Cyclica offers insight and analysis into a small molecule’s effect, in order to augment drug discovery pipelines and efficiently take assets from bench-to-bedside. Ligand Express™ is unique in that it is a drug-centric platform. It currently features PROBEx (proteome-docking), SWITCHx (ligand effect prediction) & DIVEx (systems biology & drug-protein interactomes), and evaluates and compares small molecules to predict how each will interact with the human body (i.e human proteome). As such, Ligand Express™ provides value in finding novel desirable or undesirable targets, which provides clients with polypharmacological profiles that may identify unknown targets, prioritize lead candidates, elucidate adverse effects and point to repurposing opportunities. In addition, Cyclica’s proprietary database of structurally-characterized bacterial and viral proteomes can be used to identify new treatments for infectious diseases.

Sage Senses

Senses Sage is an ultra-micro embedded platform machine learning software.  The advantage of Sage is that, compared with the processing rules regulated artificially, automated processing engine are more flexible, and easier to develop and maintain, and only need to take ordinary professional technology with low cost and high efficiency, easy to modify.

SUNCAYR

Suncayr has invented an easy to use UV indicator that closes the loop between sunscreen application and actual UV protection. Novel ink in each Spot changes colour from clear to purple when the user’s sunscreen is no longer protecting them. If users apply more sunscreen, the colour change reverses to let them know they’re safe from UV.

MOSAIC

Mosaic technolegy lets you print with multiple filaments on your single extruder 3D printer, with no wires or modifications. Our first technology, S.E.E.M, enables virtually every printer on the market to print in multiple colours, as well as multiple materials. This technology currently functions as a companion product to 3D printers.

DCS

Directive Communication Systems provides a comprehensive service using technology to streamline the process of managing and transitioning personal accounts for the purpose of effective and accurate estate access assignment and disposal.
• Estate administration is a complex process for many American families: from retirement and investing to social and entertainment, an individual may have 130+ digital and offline accounts that need to be dealt with;
• At death a variety of representatives of the deceased must identify institutions, communicate the passing and request a specific action (“directive”) for each account including obtaining access to account content and account disposal
• Estates at significant risk for lost accounts, undistributed funds and ID fraud
• Due to new legislation and Terms of Service requirements, site owners(AKA Custodians) and Judiciary are unprepared for the expected exponential increase in volume of directive instructions
• Through its automated, cloud-based service, DCS solves this problem for participants who may have responsibility and liability in this chain – Attorneys, Personal Representatives, CPA firms, other advisors, online/offline service providers and others;
• The cost to the estate is minimal, the recurring revenue model is very attractive and every party involved derives real value from DCS service;
• DCS addresses an immediate market opportunity of at least $20B, twenty six million people who have wills, earning at least $100k per year.
• The company is in market after spending 36 months to develop and test its product platform.

SPARK

The Spark platform supports the creation of any user experience, on any public screen. For USD$1/day per device, businesses have unprecedented tools to customize digital signage and interactive experiences on kiosks, tablets, televisions, smart glasses, and more. Dynamic content can be produced for any sector, language, and business objective.

TritonWear

TritonWear advances competitive swimming by providing real-time feedback and long-term tracking of swimmers performance data to coaches. Providing athletes with the data and insights needed to succeed and the community they desire to make their grueling training more fun and engaging.

STACK

STACK is a smart digital money account that leverages technology and your network to empower Financial IQ! STACK has now been selected to be part of the MasterCard Start Path Portfolio.STACK participated in the MasterCard Start Path Millennial Focus group this past Thursday and won a pitch competition against 7 other start-ups.

LAW SCOUT

Law Scout is not a law firm. It’s an automated company legal platform connecting small businesses to lawyers who work online at upfront, fixed fees.