Judges

Catherine Addai

Elise Ahenkorah

Inclusion Strategist, inclusion FACTOR; Founder & Executive Director, #shemeets

Nene Akintan

Realtor, Wife, and Mom

Nerissa Allen

Co-Founder & President, Black Business Association of BC

Janice Bartley

Carla Beauvais

Co-founder, Orijin

Cheryl Bedard

Financial Planner, Founding Partner of Bedard Associates

Shelly Bell

CEO & Founder, Black Girl Ventures

Oluwabunmi Bosede

Counsel, Oluwabunmi Bosede Law Office

Roderick Brereton

Adeola Damie

Owner & Lead Planner, Celebration Events Management

Kelly de Fogain

Founder & Executive Director, Afropolitan Canada

Sylvie Gasana

Regional Director, Femmessor Laval & Business Advisor, Financing & Coaching

Amina Gerba

President & Founder, Africa Expansion Forum; Chairman of the Board of Directors, Entreprendre ici

Karima-Catherine (KC) Goundiam

CEO & Founder, Red Dot Digital; Founder & CEO, B2BeeMatch

Dr. Yvonne Kangong

Vivian Kaye

Founder & CEO, KinkyCurlyYaki

Nelm Khangura

Vice President, Store and Colleague Solutions, LoblawTechnology

Candies Kotchapaw

Founder & Executive Director, Dylott

Yannick Lefang

Idas Levato

Founder, WerkTO

Raluca Lupu

Account Manager, BDC

Mary MacIsaac

Senior Vice President, Loblaw Brands at Loblaw Companies Limited

Patricia Bebia Mawa

Executive Vice President, Silvertrust Media and Afroglobal Television

Kerlande Mibel

Maudeleine Myrthil

Director of Entrepreneurship, 3737 Group

Isaac Olowolafe

President, Dream Maker Inc.

Lola Olorunfemi

CEO & Founder, Lolaempowers

Adedoyin Omotara

Charles Osuji

Owner & Managing Partner, Osuji & Smith Lawyers

Michael Pinnock

Treasurer, BBPA

Michele Smith

Associate Director, Canadian Commercial Banking, Bank of Montreal

Rustum Southwell

Chief Executive Officer, Black Business Initiative

Solange Tuyishime

Donna Walwyn

Karen Greve Young

Pitch Coaches

Melissa Durrell

President & Chief Communications Strategist, Durrell Communications

Louis-Edgar

Farley Flex

President & CEO, Plasma Management & Productions Inc.

Tamara Henningham

Tricia Jose

Co-founder, Arrive

Emilie Laflamme

Senior Product Designer, RBC Ventures

Samuel ErvéMandeng

Business Strategy Developer

Angelique de Montbrun

Director of Consumer Marketing, RBC Ventures

Jemmelia Morgan

Co-Founder, Girls Night In

Manisha Narula

Director of Community Impact and Strategy, League of Innovators

Lysiane Randria

President, Atalia Conseils