Fireside chat with Tara Bosch Founder of SmartSweets, sold her company for $360 million at age 27

Oct 25, 2023, 12:30 – 4:00 AM

Metro Hub, 1265 Ellis Street, Kelowna, V1Y 1Z7

You do not want to miss this one folks! Join us to hear from the amazing founder of SmartSweets. Tara Bosch will share her full experience being a founder of a hundred million dollar brand from startup to exit.

In-person event
Fireside Chat

About this event

Tara is the founder of SmartSweets, where they are on a global mission to Kick Sugar, and Keep Candy. Tara dropped out of university at 21 to begin recipe testing in her kitchen on a quest to innovate the first delicious candy - Without the sugar. Launching nation-wide on store shelves less than a year later, SmartSweets can now be found in 30,000 stores across the USA & Canada, with partners including Target, Kroger, and Costco. Today, SmartSweets has helped people kick over 5.2 Billion grams of sugar! Tara is the recipient of several entrepreneurial awards, including being named a Peter Thiel Fellow and featured in Forbes 30 under 30, among others.

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Wednesday, October 25, 2023
12:30 AM – 4:00 AM UTC


  • Amanda Findlay-Shirras

    Startup Grind Kelowna

    Chapter Director

  • Grant Findlay-Shirras

    Startup Grind Kelowna


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