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Western’s Entrepreneur Connector Event and Showcase

by | May 9, 2018 | Community Initiatives

On Tuesday, May 15th, product design firm, MAKO will be attending the Western Entrepreneur Connector Event and Showcase which will connect entrepreneurs in Toronto with Kevin Mako, founder of MAKO and other industry leaders.  

Product design firm, MAKO, has always been committed to helping startups and entrepreneurs, and Kevin Mako is excited to discuss the keys to success for startups. Up and coming businesses from Propel, Western’s startup accelerator will be present, as well as other industry leaders and entrepreneurs. 

Partner accelerator of our product design firm, Propel.

Western University’s accelerator, Propel.

About Kevin

Kevin Mako attended the Richard Ivey School of Business and incorporated product design firm, MAKO at just 22 years old. After graduating as class president with a 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 an entrepreneurial spirit, MAKO has partnered with Ryerson’s DMZ, supports Western’s Propel, and is committed to youth innovation through the MAKO Student Innovation Award. Kevin also personally finances and invests in small businesses and startups and is excited to be joining Western students for this showcase. 

About the startups

Businesses that will be showcased at the event include:

The event will be taking place at the University of Toronto and tickets can be purchased here.

Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent

Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent

Company Team

MAKO Design + Invent is a full-service consumer product development firm servicing both high-growth corporate manufacturers and invention startups. With a 25-person team across 3 offices (Austin, England, Toronto), MAKO has complete in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering design and prototyping services. To assist our start-up inventor clients, we also have a subsidiary branch called Mako Invent that, in addition to above, helps start-ups with patenting, strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories. For our corporate clients, MAKO Design develops world-class consumer electronics designs through our industrial, mechanical, and electrical design teams.



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