Startup Garage | Cohort 12: Meet the Companies

eHub uOttawa
2 min readMar 24, 2021

Discover the next generation of entrepreneurs in Ottawa

The 2021 ​Startup Garage​ cohort is here!

Startup Garage is a 4-month pre-accelerator program to foster and support entrepreneurship. By providing student startups with funds, mentorship and training, Startup Garage has been supporting the growth of some of Ottawa’s most innovative startups since 2010.

Now in its 12​th​ year, the Entrepreneurship Hub is excited to unveil the 10 companies that will form the 2021 Cohort!

Chartd

Chartd provides small businesses with a user-friendly web application to create and automatically maintain their financial models.

Faye Beverage

Faye Beverage was created out of the idea that healthy, vegan shouldn’t have to compromise on taste or ingredients.

Homeboard

Homeboard is a new way to discover and buy home decor products through intuitive easy to create mood boards.

LiftSmart

LiftSmart is a fitness tracker that allows athletes and regular gym-goers to obtain meaningful weightlifting data while they workout, allowing them to drastically improve their performance and efficiency in the gym.

PELV-X Labs

PELV-X Labs provides technology-driven female health solutions for clinical and research applications.

Plexity

Plexity changes how pharmacies and clinics deliver digital healthcare experiences and how patients access and share their personal health information.

Sprout

Sprout is a social enterprise that addresses food waste and food insecurity by recuperating comestible produce that would have been thrown out and giving it a new chance to create a meal box subscription service.

ThredApps

ThredApps is an e-commerce platform keen on changing the way people dress through use of a custom one-of-a-kind design interface for merchandise, in which they can buy or sell said merchandise they designed, on the app.

Warrior Yoga

Warrior Yoga is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the barriers which prevent people from accessing yoga and meditation, particularly for trauma impacted and low-income communities.

Wellness World

WellnessWorld is a holistic student life platform that connects students to events, resources and services based on their unique needs, wants, and identities.

Join us for our launch event on April 8 for a chance to meet all 10 companies. Register today!

The Startup Garage program is made possible with the help of the following partners: BMO, Desjardins Fund for Entrepreneurial Initiative, FedDev Ontario, Gowling WLG, Logan Katz LLP, The Tony Durst Entrepreneurship Fund and the University of Ottawa.

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