SOURCE: The Impact Centre

The Impact Centre

November 11, 2016 07:00 ET

Impact Centre announces first panel of entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurship 100: Conversations

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 11, 2016) - The Impact Centre recently announced the panel of entrepreneurs for the first session of Entrepreneurship 100: Conversations on November 17, 2016. During the event, the panel will discuss their own experiences as well as engage with the audience on the question of what it takes to become, and be, an entrepreneur.

The panelists are:

  • Mia Andrews, president of the Canadian Personal Chef Association and the COO of Manjya
  • James Standen, founder and CEO of nModal
  • Leila Keshavjee, founder of Happy Pops

Entrepreneurship 100: Conversations is a live-only experience where attendees interact with a diverse panel of entrepreneurs to learn about transforming ideas into successful business. The free events will be moderated by Charles Plant, an entrepreneur, advisor, teacher, and senior fellow at the Impact Centre. Online polling and questions during the first hour as well as a networking session during the second hour of the event will ensure attendees engage with the panel.

All events take place from 6:00PM to 8:00PM.

  • November 17: Are you entrepreneurial? What does it take to become, and be, an entrepreneur?
  • November 24: Do you have a good idea? Where do ideas come from and how can you ensure they're any good?
  • December 1: How do you start? Who can you get to help you?

JJR Macleod Auditorium
Medical Sciences Building, Room 2158
1 King's College Circle
University of Toronto

All events are free and some light refreshments will be provided. More information is available at:

About the Impact Centre:
The Impact Centre is a research institute at the University of Toronto that strives to bring science to society through industry projects and partnerships, entrepreneurial companies, and unique training programs. We connect exceptional research, talent, innovative companies, and government to create products and services both for existing industry partners and as the basis for startups.

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