Ingenuity Ascend Cohort 2021



Manilla is a mobile payment company that connects international students in Canada with their friends and families abroad. Using a peer-to-peer matching system, its application facilitates cross-border payments for users with speed and security. Being the recipient of the 2021 Lakehead Ingenuity Award, the company is poised to launch its interactive app on the App Store and Google Play this fall.

Sunkissed Universe 

A black owned fashion brand where art and fashion collide, to create an infusion of wearable artworks  . With each hand-painted design, no two pieces are the same. Every piece is unique, one-of-a-kind, just like you. Sunkissed Universe offers pieces that are not only functional but also stylish and durable. Great for individuals with a unique taste. From our fashionable hand-painted purses to our comfortable, urban lounge wear, Sunkissed offers an array of street wear lines that is sure to turn heads. Welcome to Sunkissed Universe where possibilities are endless.

Titan Intelligence

Titan Intelligence is a software solutions company based out of Thunder Bay, Ontario. We develop advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning applications to help add value to our client's business. Through our computer vision software we've extracted raw data from our client's operations to help drive growth and new revenue opportunities.

By the Bay Esports 

By The Bay Esports is an Esports company founded in Thunder Bay. We look to bring competition to the region in the form of competitive tournaments. All while creating content to highlight players and increase viewership to our upcoming broadcasts.