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

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

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.

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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.



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

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  • Amanda Findlay-Shirras

    Startup Grind Kelowna

    Chapter Director

  • Grant Findlay-Shirras

    Startup Grind Kelowna