February 15th 2017 06:00 PM - February 15th 2017 08:00 PM

Real Stories by Real Entrepreneurs w/ The Forge@MAC

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1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Real Stories by Real Entrepreneurs w/ The Forge@MAC

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Join The Forge@Mac team and our panelists for Real Stories by Real Entrepreneurs

 

Real Stories by Real Entrepreneurs is a live storytelling discussion where (as you guessed it), Real Stories will be told by Real (& local) Entrepreneurs. Our panelists will engage with you by telling you their personal stories and experiences of things such as: managing the early days of starting up, building a winning team, biggest failures and learning from them, experiences with their first customer, etc..

 

Each panelist will have approx 15-20 minutes to share with us their personal experiences. At the end of the sotrytelling presentations, we'll be hosting a casual/ networking-style question period, giving you the chance to personally introduce yourself and ask each panelist any questions you might have about theirs or your own experiences. 

 

The event is taking place at McMaster University's Thode Library, Makerspace (Basement). 

 

PANELISTS include: 

 

Graeme Davis (Bruha Inc), Co-Founder & CEO. 

 

Graeme Davis Bruha CEO

Graeme is a driven and passionate leader with prior experience as the founder and president of Showdom Inc. Graeme’s previous experience as a project manager, coupled with his entrepreneurial instincts, have allowed him to gain familiarity with managing teams and building a software-based business. Graeme remains responsible for contributing and overseeing duties with Brüha including server and backend design, and oversees product development, branding, marketing, sales, and the financial standing of the company.

 

Peter Mokrycke (Architect Hair Design), Owner Operator 

 

Peter Mokcrycke Owner AHD

Peter Mokrycke is the Owner Operator of Architect Hair Design located on Hamilton's James Street North. After completing his studies from the University of Western Ontario's Ivey Program, Peter joined Target as an Executive Team Leader. He is a natural leader with strengths in operations, marketing and business development.

 

Dan Johnston (Collective Arts Brewing), Business Development Manager

 

Dan Johnston Collective Arts

Dan Johnston is the Business Development Manager for Collective Arts Brewing. He cut his teeth in the industry opening and managing some of the largest craft beer bars across Australia before returning home to Toronto. Recent projects with Collective Arts include securing distribution channels into Spain, Australia and the North East of US. Outside of the beer world Dan is an active volunteer in his hometown community, loves his Blue Jays and is always spreading the good word of craft beer!

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ABOUT THE ORGANIZER

The Forge@MAC

The Forge@Mac encourages, develops, and supports all McMaster students interested in entrepreneurship. The extracurricular program is dedicated to tapping into the passions and interests of McMaster students who see entrepreneurship as a possible life and career choice. Whether you want to be part of a team, or need help recruiting, attracting funds, or validating your idea, The Forge@Mac will be here to help and lead you along the way.

Ticket Information

Please note that your tickets will be email to you and attached as a PDF upon successfully registering for this event. In the event that you have either not received your confirmation email, cannot find the confirmation email, or used an incorrect email address, please contact the organizer.

All ticket holders will receive an email notification reminder 24-48 hours prior to the event's start date (this does not imply particular sessions, just the event). Your tickets will also be attached to this email.

It's encouraged to save your tickets to your phone by downloading them or taking a screenshot, however you may also print your tickets before arriving to the event.



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