Ontario’s Rising CleanTech Startups: Innovating California’s Sustainable Future

Ontario, Canada has always been known for its thriving innovation culture and entrepreneurial spirit. This spirit has been further fueled, especially in the CleanTech industry, with a surge of startups that were born in 2020 and beyond. These companies, harnessing the power of technology, are making significant strides towards sustainability and are developing smarter alternatives for a cleaner future. Here, we present a series of CleanTech companies that should be on your radar.

Whether it’s creating digital manuals to minimize the use of paper, recycling services to recover rare earth elements, or developing something as innovative as carbon-neutral, decentralized cloud storage, these businesses are paving the path towards a greener, more sustainable future. The common thread tying them all together? They all call Ontario their home.

Let’s dive into the world of these innovative startups and get to know them better.


Founded by Arnab Barua and Martin Gagne,
Dux provides an all-in-one SaaS platform to create and share digital instruction manuals for product manufacturers. They offer a cheaper and more sustainable solution as opposed to paper-based manuals. Customers can easily access, follow, and save these digital manuals on any device. Find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Liven Proteins

Liven Proteins, co-founded by Fei Luo, operates in the AgTech, Biotechnology, and CleanTech sectors. Check out their
LinkedIn page for more information.

Mobility Innovation Lab (MIL)

Founded by Jaspal Singh, the Mobility Innovation Lab (MIL) works on creating innovative solutions for the transportation sector. They provide innovation advisory services to cities and authorities, organize innovation challenges, and build partnerships. Follow them on
Twitter and

Cyclic Materials

Cyclic Materials, founded by Ahmad Ghahreman and Patrick Nee, provides recycling services that recover rare earth elements. The clean-up helps businesses reduce CO2 emissions. Follow them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Seal Storage

Founded by Alex Altman, Andrew McFarlane, and Michael Horowitz, Seal Storage developed a carbon-neutral, decentralized cloud storage to provide secure and sustainable data access. Find them on LinkedIn.


Path2Zero offers an innovative platform for businesses to source eco-friendly products. They aim to make sustainability accessible to all businesses. They can be found on LinkedIn.


AMATEC is revolutionizing the construction industry using a unique material, High-Density Gypsum (HDG). Catch them on LinkedIn.


Founded by Anna Khusnutdinova and Khorcheska Batyrova, OzoneBio’s unique technology converts toxic feedstocks into high-value products. Connect with them on Facebook and Twitter.

Volterra Energy Marketplace

Volterra Energy Marketplace develops software for renewable energy companies in Canada. They can be followed on LinkedIn.


Fractalytic, founded by Bhavesh Kakwani and Mike Skirzynski, operates in the CleanTech and Real Estate industries. Find them on LinkedIn.

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