13 Top EdTech Companies in Canada

Over the past years, there have been drastic changes in Canadian classrooms. We've gone from chalkboards to tablets to SMART boards... to now completely virtual classrooms. Developments in technology from edtech companies and startups in Canada are enhancing education not only for students but for our educators and working adults as well.

Canada is at the forefront of the edtech industry. There is nationwide innovation to expand accessibility and inclusion, build effective studying habits, empower students to succeed, provide tutoring, and connect students and teachers online.

These are the Leading 13 EdTech Companies in Canada:


1. Prodigy Education

Prodigy is the developer behind the Prodigy Math App, an interactive role-playing game where students battle 'monsters' with correct solutions to math questions.

2. Paper

Paper (formerly GradeSlam) provides chat-based help from tutors through live chats and file sharing. 

3. Top Hat

Top Hat offers classroom engagement and content management solutions, tracking attendance, enabling discussion, managing classrooms, access to interactive textbooks, and on-device testing.

4. Classcraft

Classcraft is a role-playing game (RPG) that creates a collaborative and competitive learning environment where students and teachers can play together.

5. Thinkific

Thinkific operates a marketplace to create, buy, and sell courses integrating video, audio, text, marketing support, and editing tools for creators. 

6. Parlay Ideas

Parlay Ideas promotes a discussion-based learning tool that encourages communication and the sharing of ideas between students and educators. 

7. ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard is a career guidance platform for higher education students, enabling simple foreign university applications. 

8. Axonify

Axonify enables businesses to build and share front-line employee training programs unique to each entity.

9. FreshGrade

FreshGrade is an online learning network allowing for seamless communication between students, teachers, and parents through a digital portfolio. 

10. Destiny Solutions

Destiny Solutions provides SaaS solutions assisting colleges and universities in their efforts to attract, manage, and maintain their non-traditional students with services managing curriculum, enrollment, and system administration.

11. D2L

D2L is a cloud-based learning solution provider for testing, tracking, reporting, virtual classrooms, and web conferencing. They also develop massive open online courses.

12. Absorb LMS

Absorb LMS offers course and content management along with training and administration capabilities for authentication, administrative reporting, and registration.

13. Altus Assessments

Altus Assessments has a suite of tools used for academic admission assessment and skill tests.