About this Event
The fireside chat is brought to you by the YSpace team at York University. YSpace is York U's pan-university entrepreneurship hub fostering a community of innovators and changemakers by creating an open and collaborative culture. We support not only the development of start-up ventures, but also the growth and well-being of entrepreneurs as impactful leaders.
About Fireside Chat & Rapid Pitches with Vince Guzzo
This exclusive fireside chat will feature entertainment mogul Vince Guzzo, aka Mr. Sunshine, President & CEO of 'Cinémas Guzzo', and Dragon from CBC's Dragons' Den! He will be taking questions from the audience, so come prepared.
The fireside chat will be followed by a rapid-fire pitch session featuring 6 ventures from our Food & Beverage Accelerator program. The pitches will be 3 minutes long and Mr. Sunshine will have 5 minutes to ask questions and provide his feedback.
Details about the 6 ventures will be released closer to the event date. Stay tuned and get ready for an exciting event! Register now to save your spot.
About Vince Guzzo aka Mr.Sunshine:
Vince Guzzo is a movie industry titan based in Montreal, where he lives with his wife and five children. The brash businessman recently became a central Canadian media figure as the newest Dragon on CBC’s Dragons’ Den. His eccentric style and quirky demeanor have made the popular show must-watch television in its 13th season. When he’s not moonlighting as a Dragon, Guzzo is the formidable President and CEO of Guzzo Cinémas, Quebec’s largest chain of independent movie theatres. A naturally savvy entrepreneur, with a diverse portfolio of businesses, Mr. Guzzo's business empire now includes multi-theatre cinemas, restaurants, a construction company, an e-commerce gourmet food platform, charitable foundation, and Mr. Sunshine, his personal fashion brand. His outspoken nature, business acumen and personal insights has connected him with audiences across the globe.
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