Who Are We

Choong Wai (David) Fu
CEO & Co-founder

David is an engineer turn entrepreneur. He started of his career working for a startup in Silicon Valley. There are two “golden rules” in the startup world, one of them is truth and the other is ideal, he subscribes to both.

Tzu Chen (Nick) Wang
CRO & Co-founder

Nick is a UofT graduate majoring in environmental health and a student fellow at the School of Cities, UofT. With research interests in urban resilience, he aims to provide a platform to support local small businesses.

Joseph Scaglione
Sales Manager

Joseph is a UofT graduate majoring in Communications & Sociology, he has a passion for writing and storytelling. He is interested in promoting local businesses and presenting the personalities of today’s entrepreneurs.

Erica Matsui
Sales Specialist

Erica is a Diaspora Transnational Studies student at UofT and an analyst at G20. She seeks to use the platform to connect her knowledge of immigration, often subject to unequal treatment, and small business entrepreneurs.

DESIGNING TEAM

Mihoko Schick
UX/UI Designer

Mihoko is a frontend developer & UX designer. She graduated from Humber College and has a great passion for creating vibrant solutions from digital products. Check out her portfolio here

Saori Kawagishi
UX/UI Designer

Saori is a UX/UI designer and iPad content creator. She started making 3D design recently. She is eager to learn any design knowledge and loves creating. Check out her portfolio here

Manami Eguichi
UX/UI Designer

Manami is a designer and loves to play tennis. She recently started learning UX at BrainStation. She is passionate about learning and creating user-friendly websites and web applications.

Ayaka Morinaga
Graphic Designer

Ayaka is currently a student studying Graphic Design at George Brown College. She loves listening to music. Two of her gavourite foods are matcha sweets and cheesecake.

PROGRAMMING TEAM

Bo-Kai Wang
App Developer

Kai is a student at Hanson College. He enjoys learning app development and the knowledge about backend services. He is eager to see what programming can do to contribute to this world.

Chihiro Kawaguchi
Web Developer

Chihiro K. is a recent graduate of computer science. She aims to leverage her academic experience and knowledge of programming to begin a career as a computer programmer.

Chihiro Mailhot
Web Developer

Chihiro M. is a student at Seneca College. She enjoys software development, design and programming. She knows the importance of programming and is eager to contribute to the society through it.

Asami Uno
Web Designer

Asami recently started learning programming by herself. She likes to travel, eat and cook. She is continuously learning to improve her designing and coding skills and aims to be a web designer one day.

ADVISORS

Dr. Brad Bass, Ph.D.
Advisor, Research

Dr. Brad Bass is a researcher at the University of Toronto and Environment Canada. In 2007 he co-received the Nobel Prize for his work with the IPCC. He is an active educator in complex systems, founding and directing the University Research Experience with Complex Systems (URECS).

Dr. Marieme Lo, Ph.D.
Advisor, Social Responsibility

Dr. Marieme Lo is the Associate Director of the School of Cities and Director of the African Studies Program at the University of Toronto. Her work encompasses migration studies, female entrepreneurship, economic justice, with a focus on the dynamics of urban transformation and urban governance.