Building Disruptive and Sustainable Businesses

August 20th & 21st, 2021
Virtual Event

Smith Scale Up Summit

The Smith Scale Up Summit is an immersive event that connects the entrepreneurs of today with the future leaders of tomorrow. The event strives to be a platform comprising of different perspectives that forge a functional foundation of skills needed to grow, launch, and scale emerging ventures. 2020 was the eighth year of the conference, and we were graced by entrepreneurs that span the breadth of the Canadian business landscape.


What to Expect

A forum​ of industry leaders from Fintech, Clean Energy and other industries who have been successful in accelerating the rate of innovation during the pandemic will be discussing the various designs of a functional foundation necessary to scale disruptive and socially responsible businesses. 

Organized by the students of the Smith School of Business, the Scale Up Summit provides an environment tuned to the future leaders and entrepreneurs 

An interactive summit, the Scale Up Summit will feature panel discussions, round table sessions,  workshops and networking opportunities. 

Stay tuned for more! 

Speakers from previous years






Marcus Daniels

Founding Partner and CEO,

Highline Beta



Allan Miranda

Head of JLabs, Canada

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Oscar Roque

VP Strategy, Trends and Emerging Trends,












Barrie Laver

Managing Director, RBC Capital Partners 

Venture Investments, RBC Ventures












Kuzi Mutonga

Co-Founder, Audacious Energy

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Christine Yip

Managing Director,












Travis Ratnam

Co-Founder & CEO, 

Knowledge Hook Inc

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Contact us

Goodes Hall, 143 Union St, Kingston, Ontario

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