Fireside Chat with Vincenzo Guzzo aka Mr. Sunshine

February 22, 2021 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
YSpace is excited to present an exclusive fireside chat and LIVE venture pitch with Vincenzo Guzzo aka Mr. Sunshine from CBC's Dragons' Den!

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:

 Fireside Chat with Vincenzo Guzzo aka Mr. Sunshine by YSpace image

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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