Meet the fall 2020 Enterprise Co-op pitch winners

Thursday, October 8, 2020

This fall term, Enterprise Co-op students submitted five-minute video pitches for prizes of $5,000 at the Ignition Week pitch competition. Each student video pitch was evaluated by a panel of judges. Meet the fall 2020 pitch winners!

E-Launch Awards

The E-Launch Awards are awarded to the winners of a pitch competition among non-engineering students in the E Co-op program. Up to five scholarships of $5,000 are awarded each term.

Michele Akeson, Mergo

Applied Health Sciences

Michele Akeson

Mergo is a mobile app designed to help employees in the labour force to assess the physical risk factors of their job and prevent the development of Musculoskeletal Disorders.

Tuneer Mondal, Greenery


Tuneer Mondal

Greenery is a platform that connects environmentally-friendly organizations who seek to make an impact or gain exposure with a community of environmentally conscious users who are willing to take action. Organizations post challenges for users who can earn rewards and measure their positive environmental impact through their completion.

Sean Aye, Wandr


Sean Aye

Wandr is building a video sharing community for discovering, sharing and planning travel.

Paul Oh, Kite


Paul Oh

Kite is a mobile app startup that allows people to easily send gifts to others via online.

Norman Esch Enterprise Co-op Awards

The Norman Esch Enterprise Co-op Awards are available to students in Engineering. There are four winners this term:

Gerry Saporito and Mylene Tu, Lumaki Labs

Engineering - Mechanical and Mechatronics, Management Sciences

Gerry Saporito and Mylene Tu

An EdTech start-up focused on revolutionizing the future of work through engaging virtual internship recruitment & onboarding.

Brandon Chan and Jack Paduchowski, Maesos Technologies

Engineering - Mechanical and Mechatronics

Brandon Chan and Jack Paduchowski

Distributed IoT weather sensors for agriculture to provide real-time data and historical analytics for farmers to optimize operations.

Christian Camarata and Matthew Cianci, OpenRace

Engineering - Management Sciences

Christian Camarata and Matthew Cianci

The first-ever, real-time virtual running app that is aimed to help motivate runners from across the world and create the most interactive running experience.

Sheha Akbari, Silky Road

Engineering - Management Sciences

Sheha Akbari

Silky Road is a social enterprise that provides representation for BIPOC youth in the art and fashion industry, while uplifting marginalized community members through meaningful work.

Stephanie Mills

Engineering - Management Sciences

Stephanie Mills

CodeGem is a management intelligence platform built to optimize software teams. The platform allows managers to understand their team's productivity, collaboration and engagement automatically from existing workflows.