From data analytics to targeted digital out-of-home advertising, technological innovations are changing the way small and medium enterprise does business. Don’t be left in the dust.
Here are eight Edmonton tech solutions to help you grow your local business.
Granify is an e-commerce optimization tool that uses machine learning to predict which buyers are at risk of abandoning their carts. By analyzing customer behaviour (mouse clicks, scroll speed, etc.), Granify can identify specific objections and work to convert hesitant buyers — increasing revenue by three to five per cent.
Intello is bookkeeping software for sole proprietors. The cost-effective tool allows users to conveniently import up to 18 months of transaction history from any major Canadian bank and automatically a business tax code to business transactions.
IQ Interactive provides interactive display technology to numerous industries, including restaurateurs. Its digital signage and enterprise-model POS system allows restaurateurs to manage reports, menu updates and pricing from a single home base. IQ Interactive also provides self-service POS systems.
Jobber’s software makes it easy for home-service small businesses to manage their business — from scheduling to invoicing. It also syncs with most accounting and inventory management software.
Tadum helps teams stay organized and accountable through an interactive, online shared meeting agenda. The app automatically creates agendas and meeting minutes once a meeting is finished and has built-in accountability features. It also tracks metrics and provides status updates on different tasks.
Trajectory IQ’s game-powered software not only makes onboarding and training more engaging, but also allows for better tracking of employee progress. The turn-key platform gives access to over 50 interactive puzzles and games that are proven to increase information retention. The company also offers a series of off-the-shelf training modules targeted at industry employees, called The Road.
Visio Media’s anonymous targeting software, called Elev8, allows companies to tailor their electronic display ads to a person’s gender or age. It also provides accurate performance data by measuring how long someone looked at an ad. (Learn more about how Edmonton Made used Visio’s innovative tool to promote the second edition of Gifted.)
What’s the Deal? is a targeted marketing solution for restaurateurs. The mobile app allows restaurateurs to promote specific deals to consumers. Subscription packages also include professional photography services, monthly analytics and access to market insights.
Launch Party gives you the opportunity to meet our city's brightest entrepreneurs, try their products, and celebrate everything that our startup community has to offer. Launch Party is a flagship event of Edmonton Startup Week and showcases the hottest startups in town. Since 2010, more than 85 technology companies have launched products at the event, including rapidly growing teams such as ZEPT, Jobber, Drivewyze, Poppy Barley, and Showbie.
Developed in Edmonton in 2013, Trajectory IQ is the only gamified web and mobile HR software on the market dedicated to employee training and awareness.View details
IQ Interactive is a business technology company specializing in digital signage systems and point of sale systems.View details
What’s the Deal? is a start-up aiming to showcase local restaurants’ daily specials to consumers who are looking for specific deals in their vicinity.View details