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Indigenous Entrepreneurs

Companies in this category must be founded or co-founded by an indigenous entrepreneur. There is no specific theme for the type of company that can be presented. (Supported by Ted Rogers School of Management)

The Pitch Competition took place Friday, August 23 @ 2:30 pm. The winner of this Pitch Competition will continue on to the Pitch Competition Finals on Sunday, August 24 @ 5:30 pm.

Winner of category: HeroHub

Meet the Competitors 

Cheekbone Beauty

Cheekbone is a digially native direct to consumer beatuy brand that are culturally appropriate, customer focused, highly authentic and relateable.  They focus on healping Indigenous youth see themselves in the beauty brand.


Hempergy aims to reduce the amount of energy, money, and time required to separate raw materials from hemp plants. Through the development of this technology, we will be able to provide consistent access and availability of high-quality fiber to the manufacturing industry.


HeroHub is an online platform that creates a greater social impact by connecting local charities & non-profits to individuals and businesses who are seeking volunteer or sponsorship opportunities, charity events, and to donate new or gently-used items!

Sister Circle Consulting

Sister Circle guides organizations, schools, governments and coporations towards reconcilation with Indigenous Peoples with the aim of building capacity to create effective parnterships for sustainable and community driven economic development.

Tea Horse Teas

Providing authentic, theically-sourced premium whole leave teas and herbal infustions, Tea Horse Teas  works with accomplished Canda-based suppliers who personally select premium quality teas from only the finest growers and producers around the world.

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Dates & Times:
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August 28
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Hall F, Enercare Centre

All Programming Subject to Change

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