THE BRDGE Secures Award at BBVA Launch Party

THE BRDGE Secures Award at BBVA Launch Party


We are excited to share some incredible news from THE BRDGE! On February 1st, our founder Daniella Jasper-Okumagba won a $5,000 award at the Black Business Ventures Association (BBVA) Launch Party. This award is a testament to our team's hard work and dedication to delivering exceptional global culinary experiences.

About BBVA

The Black Business Ventures Association (BBVA) is an organization dedicated to empowering Black entrepreneurs, particularly in the tech sector. Their mission is to establish 1,000 successful Black-led tech and tech-enabled businesses in Canada by 2030. BBVA offers programs that provide mentorship, networking opportunities, and essential resources to help Black founders turn their ideas into scalable businesses.


One of BBVA’s key initiatives, the **Black Seed Accelerator**, is a 12-week program designed to guide startups through problem discovery, solution design, customer acquisition, and securing funding, all without taking any equity

[BBVA Black Seed Accelerator Program for Black-led tech startups · BBVA Blog]



Celebrating Our Achievement

Winning the BBVA award is a significant milestone for THE BRDGE. It highlights our commitment to bringing the taste of diverse cuisines to your doorstep while ensuring top-notch customer satisfaction. Our founder, Daniella Jasper-Okumagba, expressed her gratitude and shared her thoughts on this achievement:

"For this competition, I was just so anxious initially, but I'm just so grateful for the opportunity to have been put in this position. Moments like this remind me that I'm on the right track and that I should really keep pushing forward. I’m so grateful for the support."

This recognition fuels our passion and drives us to continue innovating and delivering exceptional culinary experiences.


Looking Ahead

This accolade marks a significant milestone for THE BRDGE, reflecting both our current impact and future potential. As we continue to grow, we remain committed to our core values of quality, innovation, and community support.

Stay tuned for more updates as we continue our journey of culinary excellence and community enrichment.


For more information about the Black Business Ventures Association and their programs,

Visit BBVA's official website: (


Thank you for being a part of THE BRDGE community!


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