Karen Lau, the co-founder, CTO and Lead of Design of our portfolio company Furnishr, was awarded $50,000 in funding at the Communitech Fierce Founders Bootcamp Pitch Competition on Thursday 8/24.
The two-part bootcamp hosted female founders to develop business skills for their startups. Throughout the bootcamp the women participated in intensive workshops on customer validation, design-led innovation, product management, financials, and investment as well as pitch coaching. The top 9 companies were judged by Michelle McBane of MaRS, Joseph Fung of Kiite Inc., Nicole LeBlanc of BDC, Lisa Rowsell of Thomson Reuters and Deloitte’s Zahra Jivan.
Read the feature on betakit.com
(Photo credits to Communitech)