Kickoff the school year right by exploring what it's like to be an entrepreneur!
Would you like to meet like-minded, entrepreneurial individuals and get help transitioning your bright idea into reality? Interested in the world of entrepreneurship but hesitant to give it a try? Join The Forge @ Mac this year and turn your passion into reality! Join us for our Kickoff night this week in BSB to check it out for yourself.
The keynote speaker of the evening: Manu (Swish) Goswami is a 20 year old sophomore from Toronto, Canada studying Peace, Conflict, Justice Studies and Ethics, Society and Law at the University of Toronto. He is an award-winning serial tech entrepreneur and innovator, UN Youth Ambassador, early stage tech investor, LinkedIn campus editor, social media personality and TEDx speaker. Swish is one of the world’s youngest venture capitalist as a Business Development Associate at JB Fitzgerald Venture Capital. Swish is also the brand manager for business leaders and public figures like Trevor Booker of the Brooklyn Nets. He is currently focusing his energy on writing a book on personal branding and growing his businesses: Technotronics (a wearable tech startup in partnership with NBA teams like the Brooklyn Nets and Utah Jazz), RafikiMedia, The Next Foundry, and FoodShare. Swish has “already made a dent on the global entrepreneurial landscape” and has been notably featured on The Huffington Post, Canadian Student Business Review, and Influencive along with notably winning Startup Canada’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, the United Nation’s Outstanding Youth Leadership Award, and Plan Canada’s Top 20 under 20 award. In 2016, Swish was recognized as the “Face and Future of Canadian Entrepreneurship” by UPS Canada.
Make sure to come out to hear the brilliant Manu speak!
Food, giveaways, prizes and a good time to be provided. Don't miss out on this great event! Seats are limited so sign up fast! It’s Lit.