Product Design Firm, MAKO, Joins Western’s Connector Event

Western’s Entrepreneur Connector Event and Showcase

May 9, 2018

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.

About: MAKO Design + Invent is the original firm providing world-class consumer product development services tailored to startups, small manufacturers, and inventors. Simply put, we are the leading one-stop-shop for developing your physical product from idea to store shelves, all in a high-quality, cost-effective, and timely manner. We operate as one powerhouse 30-person product design team spread across 4 offices to serve you (Austin, Miami, San Francisco, & Toronto). We have full-stack in-house industrial designmechanical engineeringelectrical engineeringpatent referralprototyping, and manufacturing services. To assist our startup and inventor clients, in addition to above, we help with business strategy, product strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories. Also, our founder Kevin Mako hosts The Product Startup Podcast, the industry's leading hardware podcast. Check it out for tips, interviews, and best practices for hardware startups, inventors, and product developers. Click HERE to learn more about MAKO Design + Invent!

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