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The Disruptors is allowing viewers to vote for the Top Disruptor of the season. Voting will be open for one week from the day a pitch is made by a start-up on the show.

Potential disruptors that receive the most votes will then be short-listed, with the top disruptor being chosen by Bruce Croxon, Amber Kanwar and BNN editorial staff. That start-up will then be spotlighted on the program and be given the opportunity to pitch Bruce Croxon’s investment company, Round 13.

Week 19

Disruptor 1: Pinch VR
Pinch VR has created an ultra-thin smartphone case that unfolds into a Virtual Reality headset.
Posted on 5-26-2016 at 1:54 PM
Disruptor 2: SimWave
SimWave has created VR studio that promises an “immersive art experiences.”
Posted on 5-26-2016 at 1:51 PM

Week 18

Disruptor 1: ReUp
ReUp has created a platform that allows companies to build their very own mobile payment, marketing, and loyalty apps for iOS and android using all of their own colours, images, and branding.
Posted on 5-19-2016 at 1:38 PM
Disruptor 2: Knowledgehook
Knowledgehook helps support school teachers by analyzing the academic performance of math students in real time and offering suggestions to help address problems.
Posted on 5-19-2016 at 1:33 PM

Week 17

Disruptor 1: SoapBox
SoapBox provides software allowing company managers to collect and manage employee ideas.
Posted on 5-12-2016 at 12:52 PM
Disruptor 2: JobBliss
JobBliss is a private database that helps companies manage freelance talent.
Posted on 5-12-2016 at 12:44 PM

Week 16

Disruptor 1: Coinsquare
Coinsquare is a cryptocurrency exchange. It allows users to trade Canadian dollars for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Posted on 5-05-2016 at 2:19 PM
Disruptor 2: Coinkite
Coinkite’s product opendime is a small USB stick that allows users to spend bitcoin like a dollar bill.
Posted on 5-05-2016 at 2:12 PM

Week 15

Disruptor 1: AccessNow
AccessNow uses crowdsourcing to pin-point the accessibility status of locations on an interactive map.

Posted on 4-28-2016 at 11:13 AM
Disruptor 2: feeDuck
feeDuck is a real-time auction that connects home sellers with professional real estate agents who compete for their business.

Posted on 4-28-2016 at 11:05 AM

Week 14

Disruptor 1: CubbySpot
Cubbyspot is an app that helps users find daycares in their area.
Posted on 4-21-2016 at 11:25 AM
Disruptor 2: Casalova
Casalova helps tenants search for properties, schedule viewings and even pay rent on its site.
Posted on 4-21-2016 at 11:21 AM

Week 13

Disruptor 1: BlancRide
BlancRide is a car-pooling mobile app that connects drivers and passengers who share similar routes.
Posted on 4-14-2016 at 12:43 PM
Disruptor 2: Law Scout
Law Scout is an online service that makes it faster and easier for small businesses to find and hire lawyers.
Posted on 4-14-2016 at 12:38 PM

Week 12

Disruptor 1: Raise Your Flag
Raise Your Flag helps young people without a degree or diploma find work, develop skills and connect with companies who are hiring.
Posted on 4-07-2016 at 12:51 PM
Disruptor 2: Breather
Breather provides users access to on-demand office spaces in major cities, including Montreal, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.
Posted on 4-07-2016 at 12:42 PM

Week 11

Disruptor 1: Plum
Plum screens applicants before anyone reads a resume, providing critical recruiting intelligence and information on an applicant’s performance and productive abilities.
Posted on 3-31-2016 at 1:45 PM
Disruptor 2: TranQool
TranQool is an e-mental health platform matching users with therapists.
Posted on 3-31-2016 at 1:41 PM

Week 10

Disruptor 1: Lendified
Lendified is a Toronto-based alternative lender that provides loans for small businesses.
Posted on 3-24-2016 at 12:43 PM
Disruptor 2: Kira Systems
Kira Systems brings the power of machine learning to the workplace.
Posted on 3-24-2016 at 12:38 PM

Week 9

Disruptor 1: Plasticity Labs
Plasticity Labs uses data analytics to measure and boost company morale.
Posted on 3-17-2016 at 1:34 PM
Disruptor 2: Voltera
Voltera has created a portable 3D circuit board printer. 
Posted on 3-17-2016 at 1:28 PM

Week 8

Disruptor 1: Ooka Island
Ooka Island is a game-based reading program that helps children learn how to read.
Posted on 3-10-2016 at 1:20 PM
Disruptor 2: PopRX
PopRX is a mobile app that lets users organize and order prescriptions.
Posted on 3-10-2016 at 1:12 PM

Week 7

Disruptor 1: Think Dirty
The Think Dirty app provides users with a way to learn about the potentially toxic ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products.
Posted on 3-03-2016 at 1:41 PM
Disruptor 2: mywedhelper
Mywedhelper is a platform designed to help brides and grooms with the planning process for primarily South Asian style weddings.
Posted on 3-03-2016 at 1:34 PM

Week 6

Disruptor 1: Do Your Own Mortgage
Do Your Own Mortgage is a self-service mortgage website that gives users access to more than 50 competing institutions, including credit unions, trust companies, and banks.
Posted on 2-25-2016 at 12:13 PM
Disruptor 2: Statflo
Statflo is all about improving the wireless retail experience.
Posted on 2-25-2016 at 12:07 PM

Week 5

Disruptor 1: PiinPoint
PiinPoint promises to validate your location in seconds.
Posted on 2-18-2016 at 1:09 PM
Disruptor 2: Boostmi
Boostmi is a sharing company focusing on car battery boosting. Its mobile app allows users to get a boost for $25.
Posted on 2-18-2016 at 12:59 PM

Week 4

Disruptor 1: ModernAdvisor
ModernAdvisor is an online financial advisor.
Posted on 2-11-2016 at 12:21 PM
Disruptor 2: Borrowell
Borrowell is a Toronto-based startup that is a marketplace for lenders.
Posted on 2-11-2016 at 12:18 PM

Week 3

Disruptor 1: Urbery
Urbery is a same-day grocery delivery service that uses a fleet of personal grocery shoppers who buy and deliver groceries specifically for you and bring them right to your doorstep.
Posted on 2-04-2016 at 12:55 PM
Disruptor 2: Lucova
Lucova is helping to create a hands-free retail experience with the use of a selfie. Customers can download the application and upload a selfie image.
Posted on 2-04-2016 at 12:45 PM

Week 2

Disruptor 1: Oneiric
Oneiric has created a new all-in-one protective base layer hockey pant.
Posted on 1-28-2016 at 11:30 AM
Disruptor 2: Spacefy
Spacefy is an online marketplace that allows creative people or companies to find spaces for their projects or productions.
Posted on 1-28-2016 at 11:35 AM

Week 1

Disruptor 1: Wiivv
Wiivv has a novel way to make that shoe fit just right
Posted on 1-22-2016 at 4:50 PM
Disruptor 2: Upverter
Imagine having thousands of engineers at your fingertips.
Posted on 1-22-2016 at 4:45 PM

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Behind the story pitch that resulted in the creation of THE DISRUPTORS, BNN’s Kanwar specializes in equity markets and is constantly digging for stocks flying under the radar, trends that are about to emerge, and curating research to make it accessible to viewers. Kanwar has interviewed CEOs from across the C-Suite, and brings the day’s biggest business stories to viewers on BNN, CP24 and CTV News Channel.


Long before social networking became an underpinning of modern society, Bruce Croxon was making his mark as a digital pioneer, co-founding the dating website Lavalife in 1987 and revolutionizing how people connect. Under his direction, he grew this early tech start-up from four to 600 employees into the marquee brand of online dating with more than 200 million users and nearly $100 million in revenue. Since then, Croxon has earned success as an investor and advisor in early-stage companies in the technology and hospital sectors. A familiar face to Canadian viewers, Croxon was a judge on the hit television program DRAGON’S DEN from 2011 to 2014. His latest endeavor is as principal in Round 13 Capital, a firm investing in the Canadian high tech field looking to find and create the next wave. CTV Two CTV News CTV News Channel BNN - Business News Network CP24