Alia El Bana, CEO
Kiwi Choice Inc.
“OCLF was there for us.”
Energizing Green Business
Alia El Bana is the CEO of Kiwi Choice Inc. An Ottawa based environmentally friendly consumer electronics maker. Their first product is the Kiwi U-Powered, a powerful and environmentally friendly portable charger for your electronic devices. Entrepreneurship is a long and difficult road but Alia, who is a student at Carleton’ University’s Sprott School of Management, believes that anyone can make it, but it takes persistence, perseverance and, above all, passion!
What Alia appreciates most about OCLF is the friendly atmosphere. “Unlike other financial institutions, I felt as if they cared and wanted me to succeed.” The mentoring that Alia received helped her to develop her business plan, especially the financials. By working with Alia on the numbers OCLF not only provided her with a better understanding of her business but also assisted her to secure the financing that her business needed to grow.