The 2020 Canadian Export Challenge supported more than 3,400 entrepreneurs across Canada to become export-ready and to connect with Canada’s global growth ecosystem.
The Final Showdown took place on October 20th Watch the recording here.
Meet the 2020 CXC Winners
$25,000 Scale-up Winner: Megan Leslie, Co-Founder of Nanotess
Calgary-based company Nanotess, Co-Founded by Megan Leslie, is a nanotechnology company commercializing nanomolecule-enabled health care and decontamination products. They currently offer biocompatible and bioselective wound dressings for chronic wounds in both humans and animals.
Based in Courtenay British Columbia, Nyoka Design Labs is reimagining the traditional plastic glow-stick and working towards empowering the next generation of eco-conscious entrepreneurs. Co-Founded by Yamila Franco, Nyoka uses permaculture design, Indigenous earth-caring knowledge, and biotechnology to power their Light Wand – a bioluminescent, non-toxic, reusable glow-stick.