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101 Best Ontario Human Resources Startups & Businesses – Revolutionising The Human Resources Industry

This article showcases our top picks for the best Ontario based Human Resources companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Human Resources industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies 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

Top Ontario Human Resources Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Wave

Wave

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Wave offers tailored financial services (payments, payroll) and award-winning free software for small/micro-businesses around the world.

Humi

Humi

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Humi is an all-in-one HR, Payroll, and Benefits platform, helping 4,000+ Canadian businesses.

Humi

Epoch

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Epoch is a software application that automates virtual and in-person internal events to enable employee experiences.

Humi

Axonify

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Axonify provides e-learning software, interval reinforcement solutions, and gamified learning.

Humi

Plum.io

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Plum uses objective data to measure and match human potential to job needs, enhancing talent decisions across the employee lifecycle

Humi

Curv Health

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Curv is a distributed digital clinic that connects individuals with specialists who use frontier tools to offer better, cost-effective care.

Humi

Together

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Together Software provides corporate mentor ship management platform.

Humi

Knockri

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Knockri is an AI video skills assessment tool that uses a similar way to measure employers.

Humi

Wavy

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Create amazing company culture, wherever your people are.

Humi

WFHomie

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WFHomie is an employee engagement and distributed team culture analytics platform.

Humi

Workwolf

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Saas, Marketplace, Blockchain, HR_Tech

Humi

Receptiviti

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The human insights operating system

Humi

Collage HR

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Reinventing the way Canadian businesses manage HR, payroll, and benefits.

Humi

SPOTWORK

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The Future of Work is Today. Manage you agile workforce with on-demand recruiting, training, compliance, payroll and scheduling.

Humi

Hatchways

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Hatchways is a platform focused on making career transitions easier. Focused on web developers.

Humi

Knit People

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Cloud payroll & payments, HR, and benefit service for small businesses. Proudly Canadian.

Humi

NEXT Canada

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NEXT Canada is a national non-profit charity with a focus on increasing national prosperity through innovation and entrepreneurship.

Humi

Intrideo

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The most effective platform to showcase the best talent, so your business focuses on managing and growing the best teams.

Humi

Plasticity Labs

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Plasticity improves the psychological skills of employees allowing them to be happier and highly productive.

Humi

Quantum Capture

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Enhance customer satisfaction and engagement with AI-powered virtual humans.

Humi

Ideal

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Ideal is a talent intelligence system.

Humi

Hatch Inc.

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Hatch Inc. provides human resource services.

Humi

Lunaria Solutions

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Saas company help organizations drive diversity and inclusion efforts through customized evaluations and actionable reporting.

Humi

PeopleInsight

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PeopleInsight is a cloud-based workforce analytics for business and HR innovators.

Humi

StoreForce

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StoreForce develops a SaaS platform that provides a suite of scheduling, timekeeping, performance management, and execution tools.

Humi

WerkApp

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WerkApp is an automated platform that makes temporary staffing easier, reliable and affordable for the industrial sector.

Humi

Recroup

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Recroup is next generation job advertising platform that give employers access to passive candidate all over the web.

Humi

ContactMonkey

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ContactMonkey is an internal communications email platform helping companies create, send, and track internal comms from Outlook or Gmail.

Humi

Organimi

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Organimi offers cloud-based tools that enable its users to create and update organizational charts in real time.

Humi

TalentNet

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TalentNet is a woman-owned human capital management software company.

Humi

Tia Health

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Tia is a virtual clinic platform which allows patients to access a doctor from anywhere via online video, phone, or IM.

Humi

Sparkrock

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Sparkrock provides Finance, Workforce Management, Payroll and Employee Scheduling software for Nonprofits, Human Services Agencies.

Humi

Morneau Shepell

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Morneau Shepell is the only human resources consulting and technology company.

Humi

Needle HR

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Needle is a talent acquisition platform that helps employers connect with designers, animators, architects, artists, and others.

Humi

HR.com

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HR.com is the largest social network and online community of HR executives.

Humi

TribeHR

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TribeHR is online human resources software that helps small and medium-sized businesses simplify their HR management challenges.

Humi

Thrive Career Wellness Platform

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Thrive offers HR Tech Services & SaaS for employers, HR Agencies & public sector to deliver career transition & unemployment services.

Humi

Prelook

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Prelook allows users to browse companies and gain insights on its culture before applying for a job.

Humi

HRdownloads

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HRdownloads is a content-driven HRIS platform that provides unlimited solutions to the unlimited number of tasks that HR creates.

Humi

Work.com

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Work.com is a cloud computing-based social performance management platform for managers and employees to improve their performance.

Humi

Geolance.com

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Geolance is a fast-growing in-demand staffing platform for business services worldwide

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Aboard

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Aboard enables teams to easily onboard & engage their employees from anywhere.

Humi

InitLive Inc.

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InitLive is a revolutionary staff & volunteer scheduling tool for events, programs and CSR.

Humi

Workopolis

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Workopolis is Canada’s largest and most popular career site helping employers and candidates connect with each other online.

Humi

PaymentEvolution

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PaymentEvolution Provides online, secure, payroll and payment services to small and mid-sized businesses.

Humi

Peersight

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Peersight helps job seekers get to know their colleagues before they accept an offer.

Humi

Equality Street

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Equality Street is a recruiting firm that offers to place Salesforce professionals.

Humi

Jobly

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Simplifying job search and streamlining staffing with the job board and staffing agency in one.

Humi

TrainingSeeker

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Canada’s first online marketplace dedicated to connecting you with the certified training providers you need.

Humi

Sales Talent Agency

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Sales Talent Agency Located in Downtown Toronto is a sales recruitment company.

Humi

Teachaway

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Teach Away is the worldwide leader in international teacher recruitment and professional development.

Humi

Spot App

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Spot App is an end-to-end HRMS with a focus on recruitment through streamlined technology

Humi

LifeWorks (New)

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LifeWorks helps organizations deliver well-being support to employees.

Humi

Fortay.ai

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Fortay is a team success platform that helps innovative companies build diverse values-aligned teams and healthy, inclusive workplaces.

Humi

ExperiencePoint

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ExperiencePoint is a professional training and coaching service company.

Humi

Arrow Workforce Solutions

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Arrow Workforce Solutions provides staffing and recruitment services including full-time, part-time and contract employment opportunities.

Humi

Greenlight Consulting

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Greenlight Consulting is a staffing agency that renders in staff augmentation, recruiting and outsourcing solutions for various industries.

Humi

Venngo

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Venngo is Canada’s leading provider of fully managed employee discount, member discount, customer discount and personal discount programs.

Humi

Fitzii

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Fitzii is a free hiring platform providing easy access to expert tools and advice that increases the odds of making a great hire, and saves.

Humi

Oomple

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Oomple is a global marketplace that matches companies and on-demand professionals, making it easier to get important work done.

Humi

JobAdx

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#SmarterProgrammatic Job Board & Publisher Ad Tool

Humi

Nortek Solutions Inc.

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Nortek Solutions was founded in 2000 with a mission to help companies manage their people by leveraging technology.

Humi

ToolBelt Pro

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ToolBelt Pro is an app that connects people needing help with completing jobs/tasks around their home & those that have the skills to them.

Humi

Randstad

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Randstad is a staffing and recruitment company that specializes in HR outsourcing, IT recruitment and hiring strategies.

Humi

Vite

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Employee Retention, Engagement and Learning & Development Software – Vite is an AI-based professional development Software.

Humi

High Line

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High Line Corporation has been designing and delivering solutions for over 30 years.

Humi

AirMason

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AirMason’s employee handbook software makes it easy to create, distribute, track and update digital employee handbooks — anytime, anywhere.

Humi

Canadian Executive Search Group

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Canadian Executive Search Group is a recruitment agency that offers both contract & permanent positions for all the competitive industries.

Humi

CareerJSM

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CareerJSM is a comprehensive SaaS job search management platform for global career transition, outplacement and employment service providers

Humi

HRSG – Human Resource Systems Group

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HR Software and Professional Services

Humi

HiredWell

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Mobile-optimized solution that enables businesses to seamlessly gather information from walk-in job seekers.

Humi

Full Steam Staffing

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Full Steam Staffing is a staffing and recruiting company providing clerical, agricultural, and warehouse placement services.

Humi

Sprigg

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Sprigg is HR software used that helps companies with performance appraisal and talent management of employees.

Humi

Blu Ivy

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Blue Ivy is an employer branding and employee engagement consultancy.

Humi

Applytoeducation

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Applytoeducation is an online portal that offers job vacancies and job fairs that connects candidates with recruiters of various sectors.

Humi

Pivotal Integrated HR Solutions

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Pivotal Integrated HR Solutions has helped many small and mid-sized Canadian businesses pivot & bringing HR capabilities.

Humi

AIESEC

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AIESEC specializes in leadership development, human resources, youth empowerment, global talent acquisition and youth leadership services.

Humi

HR Covered

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HR Covered provides HR compliance, documentation, HR support, consulting, recruiting, and legislative training services.

Humi

CLAC

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CLAC is an independent Canadian labor union that applies social principles of justice, respect, and dignity to the workplace community.

Humi

ASL Consulting

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ASL provides hiretoretire, global, human resources software and professional services solutions for large and medium-sized organizations.

Humi

ADP Canada

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ADP Canada Designs better ways to work through cutting-edge products, premium services and exceptional experiences.

Humi

CareerBuilder.ca

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CareerBuilder is an international career recruitment portal.

Humi

Afino

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Afino helps managers engage remote employees in activities that promote wellness and team building.

Humi

Career Spark

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Getting everyone into their right jobs, to drive success at work.

Humi

Canadian Payroll Assocation

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The Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) has been representing employers’ payroll interests since 1978.

Humi

Career Edge

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Career Edge is a self-sustaining social enterprise that connects leading Canadian employers with diverse.

Humi

DealerPILOT InTune Solutions

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DealerPILOT InTune Solutions is a tool that provides human resources, applicant tracking, time management services.

Humi

Manpower Canada

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Manpower Canada is a staffing and recruiting company specializing in recruitment services.

Humi

Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions

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Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions is a provider of integrated human capital solutions to companies.

Humi

CareRelay

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CareRelay is designed to alleviate immediate tension and strain while providing care.

Humi

The Certus Group

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The Certus Group is a human resources firm that specializes in executive recruitment and staffing services to various sectors.

Humi

TALENTMINDED

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TALENTMINDED provides monthly managed recruitment services.

Humi

Eclipse EIO

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eclipse EIO, design products, packaging and user experiences with a unique research based process call Informed Creativity.

Humi

Grapevine Evaluations

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Grapevine provides an online 360 degree

Humi

Prica Global Enterprises

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Prica Global Enterprises provides marketing, accounting, human resources, IT and procurement services.

Humi

Thomas Thor Associates

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Thomas Thor Associates offers recruiting, talent acquisition and other services for the global nuclear industry.

Humi

Talentmap

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TalentMap is human resource and artificial intelligence company located in Ottawa

Humi

Infinite Outsourcing Solutions

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Infinite Outsourcing Solutions is a resource management consultancy that offers project management, HR, and talent acquisitions solutions.

Humi

EMA Partners

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EMA Partners is a consultancy that offers executive search and leadership advisory services to various businesses and industries.

Humi

Brunico Communications

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Our job at Brunico is to stimulate people into action – action that will increase the value of their businesses and enhance their careers.

Humi

Get Fillip

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Get Fillip helps in Gaining competitive advantage with solutions tailored to the specific needs.

Written by Warren Tesla

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