Having an idea is easy. Finding a solution to a problem? Now that’s hard.

Today, Communitech HYPERDRIVE welcomes 11 companies into our seed-accelerator program.

We’re excited to introduce the teams that are changing the status quo, creating hardware and software to better our lives and turning out incredible entrepreneurs in the process.

Introducing HYPERDRIVE cohort 3:

Apollonia Health is an oral healthcare biotech company developing and commercializing natural, safe and effective anti-cavity oral rinse products for children.  Our innovative products do not contain fluoride, alcohol, or any other industrialized chemicals that are harmful when ingested by children. CEO: Joon Kim @apolloniahealth

At AvidTap we are making local retail mobile. Our first product is a mobile pre-payment and loyalty platform that will engage, retain and attract local customers. We make shopping more fun, more social, and more rewarding. We use proprietary technology to allow customers to pay for purchases, gather points, and communicate with stores. CEO: Kaz Nejatian @AvidTap

Commission Pitch fills an online void for information on real estate agents’ skills, experience and expertise by providing neighbourhood-level statistics on agents’ transaction history (homes sold, days on market, selling price, etc). Commission Pitch also connects agents directly with new clients by allowing buyers and sellers to communicate with, solicit offers from and hire agents directly through the platform. CEO: Chris Silvestre @commissionpitch

Market Clouds is a web-based financial terminal that delivers the tools investors need, at a price that they can actually afford. CEO: Mat Cybula @MarketClouds

RENOMii Technologies is a SaaS company developing software that allows for easier, content rich communication between homeowners & contractors during a renovation. Our cloud based software provides a painless process to quote, direct order, manage & invoice clients. CEO: Scott Barker @RENOMii

Roadmunk allows executives & product managers to create and publish beautiful product roadmaps in a collaborative web application. CEO: Latif Nanji @Roadmunkapp

StrataVox is a cloud-based platform that streamlines processes and communications for the property management industry. It creates unprecedented efficiencies for all players, better service for residents, and lower costs for condominium owners. StrataVox not only boosts services provided by property management companies, it goes beyond by unlocking the value of big data and analytics. CEO: Rene Cravioto @stratavox

Studybucks is a mobile application where parents can reward kids with cash for solving math problems. CEO: Travis Squires @Studybucks

At Tacit Innovations, we are on a quest to revolutionize the way consumers discover, browse, order and pay for their meals at any restaurant from the comfort of their smartphone. We empower restaurant owners and operators with the right capabilities to increase their revenues and drive overall profitability, by leveraging the power inherently built in our product - RestoLinkx™. CEO: Cris Jucan @TacitInnovate

Togethr is a mobile gift giving service that revolutionizes the way our friends, families and colleagues give to one another. CEO: Aditya Sharma @TogethrApp

The Smile Epidemic uses technology to increase the happiness and healthiness of individuals and companies. For enterprises, we've built Plasticity – Workplace Social Engagement Software. We're disrupting employee engagement measurement and stimulus; by providing more accurate, relevant and current data we change the way you spend your HR budget, for good. CEO: Jim Moss @Smile_Epidemic

Be sure to follow their progress and experiences on the HYPERDRIVE blog as well as on twitter at @HYPERDRIVE151.