RippleX Fellowship is a 12-week program delivered by Ripple Ventures with the goal of bridging the gap between academia and the startup ecosystem.

Cohort 14 includes three U of T student entrepreneurs

Valeria Vazquez is studying Psychology and Political Science at University of Toronto (Class of 2025). She is passionate about environmentalism, education, and technology innovation for underserved communities. Currently, she is building Ramuri, a Chrome extension that recommends alternative, more sustainable product options that are visual matches.

Summer Deng is studying Commerce with a Finance and Economics specialization at University of Toronto (Class of 2024). Interested in impact investing, climate tech, and voice acting, she currently works at Moneris as an Enterprise Risk Management Intern.

Lydia Estreed is studying Political Science and Computer Science at University of Toronto (Class of 2024). She is interested in the deeptech space, especially quantum computing. She is currently interning at Sustainable Development Technology Canada as an Investment Analyst.

RippleX Fellowship is a 12-week program dedicated to cultivating the talents and ambitions of students aspiring to excel as startup founders and venture capitalists. With a rich history spanning over four years and 13 successful cohorts, the RippleX Fellowship has been instrumental in shaping the careers of over 325 alumni.

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