Starting Business as Immigrant - Story of UCW Students

Jun 27, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

University Canada West

Join us for an insightful event where two students will share their unique experiences and challenges of starting and growing a business in Canada as immigrants. Gain valuable perspectives and practical tips on navigating the entrepreneurial landscape from those who have firsthand knowledge and success.

Virtual event
Fireside ChatPanel Discussion


About this event

We are happy to introduce Margaret-Mary Chisom Ezeh and Muna Okam - UCW students who started their business in Canada as immigrants.

Chisom is the Co founder of Budgety, a budgeting and expense tracking app for students and immigrants. She is currently pursuing an MBA with a specialization in machine learning and AI at University Canada West. She has 6 years of experience in the software industry, specifically in fintech and SaaS, as a Product manager.

Muna is a seasoned entrepreneur with over 15 years of entrepreneurial experience under her belt. She has founded several companies, growing them from startups to award winning businesses in her home country, Nigeria. She is the founder and current Chief Executive Officer of Chloe’s Cupcake Heaven Limited, a premium dessert retail company with outlets in Abuja and Lagos Nigeria, which specializes in the production and sale of quality baked desserts and frozen desserts. Chloe’s Cupcake Heaven was named as one of the fastest growing small medium enterprises in Nigeria, 2023. Presently, Muna recently founded Chloe’s Foods Incorporated, a food and snack manufacturing company based in British Columbia, Canada focused on developing, manufacturing, marketing, and selling packaged snacks in North America.

The format of the event is panel discussion / fireside chat.

Check out what happened


  • Margaret-Mary Chisom Ezeh



  • Muna Okam

    Chloe’s Foods Incorporated



  • Alexander Sakharov

    University Canada West

    Chapter Director

  • Mike Koziol


  • Michal Koziol

    Chapter co-director

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