Julia Slanina

Founder Julia Slanina recently took home $30,000 in cash and in-kind services after winning Canada’s Total Mom Pitch, a competition sponsored by Scotiabank. 
Trademark registration startup Heirlume takes home $150K grand prize at inaugural event.
Eight entrepreneurs from the National Capital Region are among 10 female business founders taking part in the new program.
Local economic development agencies are doing their best to help give the city’s fledgling biotech and medical devices sector a leg up