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[email protected] Presents: Real Stories by Real Entrepreneurs

February 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



The [email protected] presents a live storytelling discussion where real stories will be told by local entrepreneurs. Panelists will share their personal stories and experiences of managing the early days of starting up, building a winning team, their biggest failures and learning from them, and more.

At the end of the storytelling presentations, a casual/networking-style question period will give you the chance to ask the panelists questions.

The event is taking place at McMaster University’s Thode Library, Makerspace (Basement). 

Panelists include:

Graeme Davis (Bruha Inc), Co-Founder & CEO. 

Graeme is a driven and passionate leader with prior experience as the founder and president of Showdom Inc. Graeme’s previous experience as a project manager, coupled with his entrepreneurial instincts, have allowed him to gain familiarity with managing teams and building a software-based business. Graeme remains responsible for contributing and overseeing duties with Brüha including server and backend design, and oversees product development, branding, marketing, sales, and the financial standing of the company.

Peter Mokrycke (Architect Hair Design), Owner Operator 

Peter Mokrycke is the Owner Operator of Architect Hair Design located on Hamilton’s James Street North. After completing his studies from the University of Western Ontario’s Ivey Program, Peter joined Target as an Executive Team Leader. He is a natural leader with strengths in operations, marketing and business development.

Dan Johnston (Collective Arts Brewing), Business Development Manager

Dan Johnston is the Business Development Manager for Collective Arts Brewing. He cut his teeth in the industry opening and managing some of the largest craft beer bars across Australia before returning home to Toronto. Recent projects with Collective Arts include securing distribution channels into Spain, Australia and the North East of US. Outside of the beer world Dan is an active volunteer in his hometown community, loves his Blue Jays and is always spreading the good word of craft beer!

Learn more and register here.


February 15, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8 Canada


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