"It's been an amazing week! Lots of learning from experts in the field, meeting some great entrepreneurs. All of the ladies have been amazing. It's a network that I'll be taking forward, connecting with them, learning from their experiences. It's been a great learning experience."

-  Rashmi Bhambhani


"This has given me the opportunity to look at our business and figure out what our long-term vision is."

-  Caitlin McAullife


"It's been amazing to get this macro-lens of insights into the market, even looking at emerging markets. Really insightful, wealth of knowledge, love the presentations. I feel like I gained a lot… I think the program's been unreal. Doing these types of programs really sets you up for success."

-  Manpreet Dhillion


"I'm really blown away from the quality of the programming. You can tell they put a lot of thought into the content + even the flow of the day - I highly recommend this program. Something that I'm really getting out of this is, a community of women leaders, that are in different types of business, that have similar challenges."

-  Stacey Bedford


"…Has been a great time of acquiring new knowledge, meeting new people, but also sitting in a high-level interaction [like this]. It's a good program for startups, but is also an incentivizer for female entrepreneurs."

-  Diana Gimba


"[The Program] has helped me understand the operation + strategy needed to explore emerging markets. This program is tailored to support you as a woman, with the mindset, the skills, and even the confidence, to be able to expand + grow into new markets."

- Midia Shikh Hassan

The Canada-India Accelerator Program is dedicated to helping women-led Canadian businesses expand to emerging markets, like India. Let’s meet the amazing women entrepreneurs that have gone through the program and what their businesses are about.

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Andrea Chase, Founder + CEO of ProCabby

ProCabby Unifies taxi and limo drivers and companies globally through a ride-share platform, with a promise to provide exceptional professional service to passengers.

Anu Bidani, Founder + CEO of STEM Minds

STEM MINDS is a BCorp certified business focused on empowering youth to become fearless leaders by developing agility and a love of learning through STEM (science, technology, engineering, math). STEM MINDS’ mission is to bring the best in learning experiences to youth to create #Fearless Learners.

Athiya Rastogi, Data Scientist of SnapWrite AI

SnapWrite’s AI uses product images to generate features and product descriptions for E-commerce companies. It provides tools for retailers, independent store owners, in-house marketing teams to structure a brand’s(SME) catalogue through images classification, text generation, and analytics.

Dallas Barnes, Founder+CEO of Reya Health

Reya’s team is invested in women’s health and determined to help them find reliable contraceptive options without having to go through a difficult process. The digital platform offers personalized health counseling and support.

Helen Georgaklis, Founder of SCYiBL

SCYiBL combines positive psychology with neuroscientific design to help individuals work through trauma and negative experiences in a way that builds confidence and resilience. The process/app guides users to rewire their own brain using an innovative, scientifically-proven process that harnesses brain plasticity to help individuals overcome negative life events and thrive.

Ingrid Gayle, Founder of Girl Boss Chess

Girl Boss Chess Inc. is the only women-led chess collective globally that teaches chess online using an immersive and engaging teaching style to empower girls. Girls become more impactful when they watch themselves succeed. The idea is to counteract challenges and create a space for girls to learn chess and empower a future generation of Girl Bosses.

Jenn Schipps, Vice President of Applied Lubrication Technology 

Applied Lubrication Technology Inc. (ALT) has been manufacturing superior chain lubricants and automated lubrication systems. With input and consultations from their diverse customers and technicians in the field, they continually invest in producing innovative products and solutions, including camera-based chain wear monitoring and crack detection.

Jesmine Onyeukwu, Founder+CEO of Peakperfly Inc

Peakperfly was founded with the idea that women’s representation in business needs to improve and identifying that there is a need to help tap into their potential to build more sustainable businesses. They offer world-class peak-performance consulting, coaching, classes, courses, and community. The programs and products are based on the world’s first sustainable and peak performance framework to help startups and C-level executives build thriving teams, businesses, and companies.

Kamal Dhanoa, Founder+CEO of POPTikR

KataniTech Inc developed the ‘Pop TikR’ app to support small businesses and discover the “LocalScene”. The idea is to create a positive impact in the local communities and help people explore hidden deals in eateries, restaurants, shows, attractions, etc. It is a guide for both tourists and locals alike. A unique solution that blends hyper-locality with national portability to attract inter-provincial and international tourism.

Kelly Comeau, CEO of Bee Monitor

Bee Monitor introduces disruptive technology solutions to the beekeeping industry, including real-time monitoring with Co2, temperature, sound, and humidity levels. They extract raw data points and then use machine learning to convert that into useful information

Khushboo Vaidya,  Founder + CEO of EdCalibre

EdCalibre’s inquiry-based learning empowers students to score better in Math, be more engaged and build a logical mindset for future STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) careers. The idea is to teach Math at school curriculum in an adventure-based gamified environment while understanding the real-world applications!

Linda Tsang, Chief Operations Officer of License Academy

License Academy empowers professional networks and organizations to enhance the business value chain. With a product portfolio of : 1) Knowledge Resources: to collect raw data and turn them into knowledge products that enhance the value chain 2) Professional Standards, Certification & Licensing: to help organizations develop standards, certifications, and licensing solutions. 3) IP Assets: to code novel insights into IP assets.

Margaret Eberle, CEO + Owner of  QC Integrated Solutions

QC Integrated Solutions supports companies and individuals focused on developing products aimed at increasing both the quality and duration of human life. With their SEAM system’s ability to automate the collection of electrical property data, electrode developers can save time and money, allowing them to focus on product efficiency and innovation.


Nadia Kalyan, Owner+CMO of Shagan Inc

Shagan is a secure platform to crowdsource monetary gifts. It is an innovative solution in the ever-changing digital world and creating new standards of gifting making the process secure, convenient, contactless and eco-friendly. The app can be used for weddings, bar-mitzvahs, charity events, etc.

Nandini Folly,  Founder & CEO of CryptoMill Technologies

CryptoMill Cybersecurity Solutions is passionate about making the world safer and more secure. They focus on disruptive innovation – working hard to create ground-breaking, impactful solutions in cyberspace which is constantly under attack. We believe that security is everyone’s right. They protect the data that builds governments & businesses, bringing protection and simplicity into the most complex of environments.

Negar Yaghoobi, Founder + CEO of Colorful Zone 

Colorful Zone is a well-being factory for designing products to improve the state of well-being in individuals. They integrate cognitive science with intelligent technologies to create personalized solutions.


Sunandini Verma, CEO+Founder of Amrev Media Inc

Amrev Media offers custom software, app, blockchain, and user acquisition development technology and solutions. It is one of a kind agency that offers a full strategy execution service. They help with creating financial models and then design/develop custom software, after which they help businesses go-to-market with acquisition strategies and implementation. They also provide a custom blockchain technology tool that shares private documents and validates KYC components.


Suzanna Esroy, CEO of Collabofide

Collabofide is the fastest, most cost-effective way to validate your online business to the world, by the world. Collabofide is a tool for marketplace platforms to improve and show their ESG commitment. Collabofide connects platforms with a crowd – assessors, Trust Agents, who review a platform against established ESG principles and expectations such as those contained in standards, regulations, and industry best practices.

Zsuzsanna Andrea Lichner, Scientific Consultant of Enrich Bioscience Inc

Enrich Bioscience Incorporated is a biotechnological company, incorporated in 2016, an alumnus of JLABS-Toronto, and collaborates with the Tata Medical Centre and AIIMS, India, to develop a population-based cancer-relapse detection test. Enrich’s product is an affordable, single Molecular/AI-powered test that is accurate to your ancestry.

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Meet Angie Kramer, CEO + Founder of JobBliss

JobBliss is a scalable resource management system that allows you to organize, manage, and forecast your remote workforce whether you have employees, contractors, or both.

Meet Assel Beglinova, CEO + Founder of Minance

Finance management app for solopreneurs: Minance helps entrepreneurs, freelancers, consultants, and creatives get a handle on their finances.

Meet Bhairavi Shankar, CEO + Founder of Indus Space

Indus Space raises the profile around space exploration and its connections to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) sectors. Their mission is to provide youth with all tools and access to gaining skills and active immersive learning opportunities to inspire the next generation of the Canadian STEAM workforce.

Meet Diana Lucaci, CEO of True Impact Marketing

True Impact offers market research solutions based on attention and emotion data. They build better brands with customer insights into what gets attention, triggers emotion and forms a memory.

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Meet Fowzia Mahamed, CEO + Founder of EduCare

EduCare provides a secure HIPAA-compliant online platform - called Health Information Exchange - to students with disabilities to connect them and their educational institutions to health providers to reduce barriers to their academic success.

Meet Gina Power, Principal of Ho11yrock Inc

Ho11yrock is offering the opportunity to form partnerships on behalf of creative IP's across sectors such as TV, digital, gaming, and merchandising.

Gunjan Syal, Chief Strategy Officer + Founder of GoEmerald

GoEmerald is a data-obsessed innovation consulting firm. They orchestrate innovation into high-ROI products, services and businesses with a focus on strategy, governance and planning.

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Meet Julie MacDonell, CEO of Haloo, previously known as Heirlume

Haloo makes the complex process of trademarking fast, accurate, and affordable.

Meet Keyana Yeatman,  CEO + Founder of aiSight

aiSight Inc focuses on agri-food supply chain optimization. Their software allows for real-time count of egg production integrated with your existing management system. We help increase operating efficiency, packing capacity, and decrease the risk of cracked eggs.

Meet Michelle Caers, CEO of Crowdmark

Crowdmark is a collaborative grading and analytics platform for higher education that streamlines assessment, increases productivity and provides personalized learning. Their mission is to enrich the learning and teaching experience for students and educators by transforming assessment into a dialogue for improvement.

Meet Naomi Rowe, CEO of INTERVUMI

INTERVUMI offers a one to one interview practice and preparation platform. They provide group seminars, and other services for businesses to help create a pool of talent for higher and long-term training/development.

Meet Rachel Baker, CEO + Founder of Tejo

Tejo uses AI that allows a user to scan their face and determine an optimized skincare routine and product recommendations, including virtualization of what it will look like.

Meet Sophie Howe, Co-Founder of Xesto

Xesto Fit's accurate 3D foot scanning software helps you buy shoes that fit perfectly from home - as well as buy them for others as gifts. Utilizing Apple's FaceID technology, Xesto bridges the gap for online shoe shopping.

Meet Susan Chen, CEO + Founder of TasteGuru

TasteGuru offers B2B solutions that help food and beverage manufacturers accelerate speed to market, increase innovation, success and improve marketing campaign effectiveness. In addition, they help e-commerce merchants increase their conversion rates and customer loyalty via personalization and product discovery quizzes.

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Meet Tanya Woods, CEO + Chief Impact Officer of The Kind Village

Kind Village provides an online and mobile platform to help charities and community organizations connect with donors and schools to source the in-kind support and donations they need.

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Meet Yaa Birago, CEO of Femmebnb

Femmebnb is the first social networking vacation rental platform that alleviates safety issues associated with women's travel by helping women rent spaces from other women to maximize safety, along with a 24/7 Travel Assistant (companion) powered by artificial intelligence.. In addition, the platform is designed to connect women around the world through 'HerCommunity'.

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Meet Zoe Brooks, CEO of AWEsome Numbers 

AWEsome Numbers Inc. is a privately-held Canadian quality solutions company that helps laboratories, regulatory, peer, and proficiency programs 'upgrade' their statistical QC processes to verified Risk Management.


Cohort 2

Meet Caitlin McAuliffe, Business Development Manager for MCS Detailing

00:41 McAuliffe Structural Steel Detailing, Inc. has been detailing structural steel since 2000, having completed hundreds of projects from 50 to 2000 tons. MCS Detailing works with clients on a wide variety of commercial and industrial projects, approaching each one with professionalism and precision. Website: mcsdetailing.com

Meet Diana Gimba, CEO of iRadar Canada

00:51 iRadar data is a collection of Information Technology solutions for big data management. It is a composition of process tools for collecting, sorting, coding and analyzing panel data on public sector performance, specific and private sector business information management using enterprise intelligence system. iRadar suites simplifies the complex and difficult operational processes of handling […]

Meet Midia Shikh Hassan, Co-Founder + CEO of Dextra

00:58 At Dextra, we believe in a world where everyone can achieve what they want. We make it possible by creating simple prosthetics for the disabled and by teaching new communities how to create one to promote self-reliance. Dextra believes in creating communities in which every one has the power to chase their dreams. We […]

Meet Manpreet Dhillon, Founder + CEO of Veza Community

01:13 Veza aims to create a world where organizations provide equal opportunities so each person is paid equitably and has an opportunity to succeed – with a workplace culture that ensures all staff feel like they belong, are accepted, and understood.  Veza provides tools and resources to build diverse and inclusive teams by leveraging cultural […]

Meet Stacey Bedford, CEO of Bandzoogle

00:56 From the beginning, Bandzoogle had a simple goal: to empower musicians to build effective websites for their music. It all started in 1999, with a single band website, built by Bandzoogle’s founder Chris Vinson for his alt-rock band, Rubberman. Grass roots promotion, plus the online community that the website created helped the band get […]

Meet Vanessa LeBourdais, Executive Producer at DreamRider Productions

00:48 With over 25 years of experience in education and children’s theatre, the visionary artistic leaders of DreamRider Productions have mastered the art of engaging the heart, mind and spirit of each child to inspire a new generation of environmental superheroes! Through story, music, interactive media and live theatre, we create inclusive, meaningful, and full-throttle experiences that children adore and that […]

Meet Rashmi Bhambhani, COO of Summatti

00:52 Summatti integrates with your current tech stack so that you can start gaining actionable insights quickly from all your customer interactions. Get all the insights on how your support teams are doing, what their challenges are, how your customers are feeling, and more – all in one dashboard. Summatti makes EVERY customer interaction count […]

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