Cohort 1

Meet the founders of LiftOff's first cohort and learn about each of their businesses!

Felipe Gonzalia

Felipe Gonzalia

Felipe Gonzalia Productions

Felipe Gonzalia Productions creates marketing and video campaigns for social enterprises, startups and ambitious entrepreneurs.

Pearl-Catherine Tita

Pearl-Catherine Tita

BLK Book Fair

BLK Book Fair is a collaborative opportunity for Black Canadian Authors and Creators of intellectual materials.

Rochelle Williams

Rochelle Williams

Painting Pastry Chef

Painting Pastry Chef is a Kitchener based visual artist and pastry chef.

Bolatito Alawode

Bolatito Alawode

Mychopchop

Mychopchop was the first African grocery store that operates solely online.

Suzanne Phillips

Suzanne Phillips

Suzanne Phillips RMT

Suzanne Phillips RMT is a massage therapist in a home- based clinic in Woodstock.

Tessy Obasuyi

Tessy Obasuyi

Sugar Kelly

Sugar Kelly is a luxury wig and hair extension brand that caters to women who have experienced hair loss due to cancer, alopecia, and postpartum.

Jenell Valentine

Jenell Valentine

Doll House Beauty Collection

The goal for Doll House Beauty Collection is to become a household name for the target market of 20-35year olds in the GTA.

Sean Ramsay

Sean Ramsay

Nestabl

Nestabl is a new streaming network dedicated to Home, with a focus on bringing together user generated and produced video content, curated by our AI and delivered to users in a personalized way.

Ainsley Deer

Ainsley Deer

Taste Jamaica

Taste Jamaica is a Canadian business that delivers the excellent taste of authentic Jamaican treats to a customer’s household anywhere in North America.

Raechele Lovell

Raechele Lovell

DiverseWorks

Raechele Lovell presents, DiverseWorks; A new Professional Dance Company for Waterloo Region!

Sonya Denton

Sonya Denton

weDstll

weDstll is empowering human connectedness online.

Nickadian Edmonson

Nickadian Edmonson

Caribbean Kitchen

Caribbean Kitchen is a casual dine-in or take-out restaurant located inside the International Food Court of the Kitchener Farmer’s Market.