People Pixels

Design Partners for Startups & Enterprises That People.

Our Story.

You X Ventures helps our partners disrupt industries and improve lives. We dedicate hearts, minds and teams specialized in architecting and designing smart and beautiful products in both form and function.

We work with Founders & Business Leaders in social impact domains to design their products and reach their business goals. We bring a depth of expertise in Healthcare, Education, Finance, Nutrition, Fitness and Mental Health.

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Client Spotlight.

We relentlessly pursue client happiness and shared sense of accomplishment from our clients. Ella, Ryan and Ann were kind enough to share what that meant to them.


TO Health!

Design Partner

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You X Ventures are an inspired group, striving for meaning and impact in their work and in the process - bringing out both in their clients.

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We’ve worked with multiple designers, agencies and UX pros and You X ranks with the best of them. They get it done. Period.

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Product Design Team


The Superfood Effect

Product Design & Development

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You X Ventures are brilliant innovators and we’re all really excited to be working with them.

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Select Clients.

We sign a lot of NDA’s in our industry and we take them very seriously. For more details about specific clients and project efforts, schedule an in-person portfolio review with our Founder: e-mail:

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Incubated Ventures.

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Ventures Startup Program

Our hybrid Venture/Partnership program is designed specifically for young, seed stage startup founders. We offer an equity investment of $10,000 in cash and in-kind services from our team as well as office space, mentorship and network access in exchange for 7% equity and a 3 year design partnership.

The You X Ventures Startup Program will open for applications Summer 2018.

Tech & Education

Magic Cape Labs

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Magic Cape’s patented IP empowers kids to soar in their social, educational and emotional development using magical blocks. Learn more at

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Billenial is a design driven FinTech startup on a mission to reduce bad debt and encourage goal driven saving habits for Millennials through our fun and social saving app - io-me. Learn more at




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Research & Development

We help companies define and evaluate core business & product insights & requirements through human centred research practices

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Product Design

We operate as a strategic partner for startups and enterprises looking to launch, improve or re-imagine their product

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Training & Retreats

We offer customized corporate & team training solutions in Design Thinking, UX & Product Design

Find Us Online.

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Join us at Kids x Tech.

We run a quarterly event that explores the intersection of technology with child development and play. Join our community and check-out our next event!

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Get in touch.

Let's grab a coffee!
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Visit Us:

You X Ventures
WeWork Richmond St. West (4th Floor)
240 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2C5