itter share icon Sima Gandhi: Leader, Entrepreneur, Manager, Investor is this year's Entrepreneur in Residence at the Toronto Public Library.
Sima Gandhi was raised in an entrepreneurial family and started her career in the family business of manufacturing commercial lighting at Solera Corp. She has a varied background in private sector startups, spanning several industries including manufacturing, education and construction. The Skylar Project was a social purpose business that Sima was involved in, with the objective of building sustainable housing solutions in emerging economies.
As part of the business acceleration team of MaRS’ Entrepreneurship Programs, Sima facilitated and managed relationships with Regional Innovation Centres and Campus Linked Accelerators to make MaRS educational content and experiential workshops accessible.
Most recently, Sima founded riince: designing and manufacturing an innovative kitchen utensil addressing the changes in social norms towards eating environmentally-friendly proteins and super seeds.
For the first time ever, this year's Entrepreneur in Residence will provide a behind-the-scenes view of taking a product to launch, as Sima will personally blog and take us through her journey from concept to launch of riince.
Sima will also be hosting eight entrepreneurial programs across four library branches, and meet one-on-one with current and aspiring entrepreneurs. Visit the Entrepreneur in Residence web page to find out how to apply for free one-on-one advice regarding your small business idea or plan with Sima Gandhi.
Come and meet Sima Gandhi at the 2016 Entrepreneur in Residence Launch on:
Date: Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
Place: Atrium, 1st Floor, Toronto Reference Library
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
All are welcome!