The Forge alumna Julie MacDonell took home the first-place prize of $150,000 in the Invest Ottawa and Capital Angel Networks’ SheBoot pitch competition held on October 15. MacDonell is the co-founder and CEO of Heirlume, during the pitch she impressed the judges and investors with her legal-tech startup empowering business owners to search and file trademarks quickly at affordable rates with a professional standard.
SheBoot is a four-week program catalyzing the growth of womxn-led businesses with scalable technology and tackling challenges in access to capital and mentorship and concludes with a final pitch competition.
On October 15, Ottawa Business Journal featured Heirlume in an article titled “Inaugural SheBoot program for female entrepreneurs culminates with a final pitch for $200K in prize money,” click here to read the article.
Heirlume is currently looking for a talented full-stack Software Developer to join their growing team. The Female-led startup, strongly values diversity, equity, and inclusion. To read more about their current job posting click here.