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KPMG LLP

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Schulich Startup Night is now in its 8th edition and is growing again.

Presented by Schulich School of Business and Kinetic Commerce Inc., Startup Night is an evening where Schulich and Lassonde School of Engineering students and alumni present their new startups to a hand-selected panel of top industry professionals and an audience of their peers.

Schulich Startup Night’s programming also includes presentations from some of Toronto’s most successful luminaries in the startup community.

The event will be hosted on October 17th 2017 at KPMG LLP, on 333 Bay St. Official event start time is 6pm with an exclusive opportunity for early attendees to network with Schulich Startup Night speakers, judges, and KPMG representatives.

Keynote Talk: Hongwei Liu - CEO, Mappedin

Hongwei Liu is the CEO of Mappedin, a Waterloo company making the indoors discoverable. He has led the company’s growth from the founding team to the 38 person operation based out of their downtown Kitchener office. He was born in China, grew up in Ottawa, and came to KW to study Electrical Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Today, Hongwei focuses on dreaming big, talking to customers, and finding amazing people to help build the dream. Hongwei Liu will be sharing how his business got its start along with his biggest lessons along the way.

Schulich Start Up Night Alumni, Mark Freedman - CEO, Chataway Sports Technologies

Chataway Sports has launched the world's first dynamic shooter tutor for the hockey world. The ScoreMore, a motion-based replacement for a goaltender, has been used as a training and entertainment unit for players ranging in skill from professional athletes to recreational users. Mark Freedman is going to let you in on everything he wished he knew about entrepreneurship before he started his own business.

Schulich Start Up Night Alumni, Dan Forte & Wyatt Shaw - Founders, Portl Media

Last winter’s Start Up Night winners join us to talk about their biggest challenges and successes seen to date since their win and the launch of their entertainment and advertising app.


Finalists who place in the top 2 of the evening will win a Launch Package from Kinetic Commerce and its partners.

1st place:

  • Fast-tracked financing review for $15,000 from Futurpreneur

  • Startup Consulting package from KPMG

  • Five dedicated hours of mentoring by Schulich Entrepreneur in Residence, Chris Carder or five coffee introductions with top mentors.

2nd place:

  • 6 hours of Virtual In-House Counsel Package OR Bay Street In A Box Incorporation Package from Aluvion Law

  • Five dedicated hours of mentoring by Schulich Entrepreneur in Residence, Chris Carder or five coffee introductions with top mentors.

Judges:

Jonathan Gabay - Senior Manager, Innovation Partnerships RBC

Michael Donahue - Vice President at Toronto Business Development Centre

Daniel Graham - Business Development Manager, Futurepreneur

Derek Szeto - Co-Founder, Wirkin


We look forward to having you join us in support of this vibrant start up community.

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