In this episode of The New Journey, Swish Goswami, CEO Trufan shares his journey of starting a tech company, raising funds, and angel investing. His experience as a founder at a young age throws light on the key aspects of starting and growing a business.
SWISH GOSWAMI: Swish Goswami, 24, is the CEO of Trufan, a tech company building products that improve brand engagement while directly compensating consumers for their data. His company has made two acquisitions, raised over $5M to date (from several NBA players and venture firms), and has clients like Sony Music, Netflix, NBA, NFL, P&G, and a plethora of small to medium-sized businesses.
Swish has given three TEDx talks, secured a publishing deal with Kogan Page and a sneaker deal with K-Swiss, and set up an angel fund called AGEX Capital. Through AGEX, he is an advisor/investor in popular social companies like FaZe Clan, Wombo, and Upstream.
Swish has a personal following of over 200,000 and enjoys speaking around the world under North America’s prestigious bureau Speakers Spotlight. For his entrepreneurial and philanthropic achievements, Swish was inducted into Plan Canada’s Top 20 under 20 and Bay Street Bull’s 30 under 30, recognized as LinkedIn’s Top Voice and Startup Canada’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year and awarded the United Nation’s Outstanding Youth Leadership award.
About THE NEW JOURNEY: The New Journey is a series of stories & conversations featuring leading thinkers, leaders, and experts in immigration and diversity. You’ll read their stories and learn about their experiences in Canada; the challenges they faced and the lessons they learned along the way. Whether it’s a career change or forging a new path as an entrepreneur, we hope these conversations will help you along your journey towards success in Canada.