If you are a true travel lover and you live in Ottawa,  stop what you’re doing and get the Wandure app on your phone right now.

Now what is Wandure you may ask ? Well for beginners it is the winner of 2018 Small Business Expo PitchFest.  During summer, Startup Ottawa and Collab Space present the Small Business Expo PitchFest - an opportunity for local entrepreneurs to pitch their business idea to a live audience and expert panel for the chance to win $3,000 in cash. 22 finalists are chosen, and given three minutes to pitch their idea. This year Wandure was the winner.

Mainly described as the Uber for tour guiding and Tinder for travelers’, this mobile platform allows travelers to go on unique experiences 

created by real locals, or find like-minded travel buddies in their area. Founded by Ali Kazal and Ismail Benmbarek, both 23, high school friends who turned their passion which is travelling into something profitable and useful for other travel lovers. This win for them represent another validation and boost that their app is not only innovative but needed.

Backed by Invest Ottawa, Collab Space and Archtech Academy you can say that they have the proper tools to fully launch their premarketing phase which is already underway.

So before you call Ottawa boring or any city for that matter – Check Wandure you may be surprised by the adventures that await you.

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