Meet the Team

We'd Love to Hear From You!

Andrew Canis


Developer, entrepreneur and researcher. Andrew has received a PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto.

Stephen Canis


A CPA with a Masters of Accounting from the University of Waterloo Stephen is passionate about design, marketing and data driven decision making.

Ian Canis

Scavenger Hunt Expert

A free spirit with a passion for creating Ian has a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Waterloo.

What's TextClues?

Textclues is all about bringing the future of scavenger hunts to everyone. The solutions we found for mobile hunts all required an app download and had prices so high you needed to call for a quote! Downloading an app doesn't work well when your hunter doesn't have mobile data, doesn't want the hassle of downloading an app or when the hunt is a surprise.

Instead we use text messages which are available on everyone's phone with no setup. You use our online form to input your scavenger hunt clues and answers. The hunter receives the clues and texts back the answers. If the answer is wrong they have to try again, after three tries they get ushered onto the next clue. It's simple. We like simple.

Feedback is Always Welcome

We've helped hundreds of people create scavenger hunts for their friends, businesses and loved ones. We hope you enjoy using our service as much as they did. Please contact us to let us know how we did! In our crusade to provide unique experiences to as many people as possible we can use all the help we can get!

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