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Entrepreneur Connector Event and Showcase
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

ONRamp, University of Toronto, 150 - 100 College St., Toronto, ON

Western Connector Event

Ready. Set. Connect.

Connect with entrepreneurs in Toronto at Western’s Entrepreneur Connector Event and Showcase with special guest speaker Kevin Mako, HBA’07, Founder of product design firm, MAKO Design + Invent

Mingle with industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and check out a few of the up-and-coming businesses from Propel, Western’s startup accelerator.  

Guests will enjoy canapés and refreshments and one complimentary drink ticket. Cash bar available.

The registration fee is $10 per person. Please register by Monday, May 14, 2018. Space is limited and may sell out before this date.


5:30 p.m. Registration and Mix & Mingle

6:00 p.m. Remarks and Keynote

6:30 p.m. Mix & Mingle resumes

Kevin Mako

Kevin Mako

Kevin is the Founder of the international consumer product development firm MAKO Design + Invent, the first firm in North America to offer product development services and now the largest consumer industrial design firm in Canada. The company has been named to the world-renowned Inc 5000 list and Entrepreneur Magazine’s 360 list for its visionary leadership, industry innovation, and entrepreneurial support. 

While attending the Richard Ivey School of Business, Kevin incorporated MAKO Design + Invent at just 22 years old. Graduating as Class President with an additional specialization in Entrepreneurship, Kevin continued his education at the University of Hong Kong studying manufacturing and supply chain management.

As a strong believer in developing entrepreneurial spirit, Kevin also personally finances and invests in small businesses and startups in a wide range of industries including media, retail, medical and technology. 

Showcase Participants

Brust  |  Supports Health  |  Sugar & Co  |  Dynamix  |  Alcamy  |  Litmus Automation


Western Alumni is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Please contact us if you have any particular accommodation requirements or require information in an alternate format.

We are sorry, the deadline for registering for this event online has passed. Please email alumnirsvp@uwo.ca or call 1-800-258-6896 and press 2 if you are still interested in attending. Please leave your name, email, phone number, the name of your guest and specify which event you will be attending.














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