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ELLEvate Women Entrepreneurs Pre-Accelerator Demo Day 2021

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

You’re invited to join us for the The ELLEvate Women Entrepreneurs Pre-Accelerator Demo Day. Register Now!

On Thursday September 9th, 10 Quebec-based women entrepreneurs will present their businesses to the entrepreneurial ecosystem and pitch for over $20,000 in awards. This is the chance to learn about our province’s up-and-coming entrepreneurs and startups!

The following founders have been part of our pre-accelerator program for the past eight weeks, and we’re very excited to share with you what they’ve been working on, and how they’ve grown.

  • Theadora Borck, Founder/Owner, La Petite Vie Co.
  • Naomie Caron, Founder, SELFISH swimwear
  • Myriam Dimanche, Founder/CEO, The Fatshionista
  • Tesia Hackett, Founder/ Owner, Cueilli
  • Guanbingxue (Shirley) Huang, Founder, Pètience
  • Anne Moorhouse, Owner, Toujours en Saison
  • Lemali Widana Pathiranage, CEO/Founder, Garden of Towers Canada
  • Taylor Pogue, Founder/Owner, Buttery Foods
  • Khushboo Vaidya, Founder, EdCalibre
  • Brittany Witham, Founder, Geopolitica Technologies
In the meantime, let us introduce you to the experienced judges who will choose the 2021 winners.
1) Marie-Agnès Chavane, Investment Manager, Desjardins Capital
2) Denise Branco Gonçalves, Director, SAP
3) Philippe Telio, Founder, Startupfest
Kicking off the event and accompanying you throughout the evening will be Erica Diamond, a certified life coach and the founder of Bliss Essential, with a special Q&A with Debbie Hynes, Regional Communications Manager at CBC.

Register Now for this free virtual event. Friends, family, investors and fellow entrepreneurs, we’re counting on you to support these local entrepreneurs in their journey and cheer for the winners!

The ELLEvate Women Entrepreneurs Pre-Accelerator is possible with the generous support of our funder and partners; the Government of Canada, the City of Montreal, SAP Labs Canada, Desjardins, Montreal Financial and Dentons, as well as the contributions of our advisors, volunteer speakers and mentors from the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

This is a free virtual event. Pre-registration is required. Available as an online, live streaming webinar. Once you have registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to log on a few hours before the workshop.


September 9
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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