Entrepreneurship

Join this panel if you are interested in developing, organizing, and managing a business venture. You will be able to meet successful entrepreneurs in Toronto.

Moderator: Fares Sultan

Fares Sultan is Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Sultan Financial Services. Sultan Financial Services is a money services business provides wide range of monetary services to individuals and corporations ranging from money remittance, cheque cashing, and foreign money exchange to buy / sell of Gold & Silver Bullion. He is also founder and senior partner of Canadian Brokerage Corporation that buys and sells overstock, bankruptcy, excess stocks, and discontinued consumer goods. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Damascus University and graduated from Toronto School of Business. He also formerly held a managerial position at the City of Toronto as the Head of the Property Assessment Unit.


Panellists

Sharif Higazy

Sharif Higazy is a Global Citizen who has witnessed the global village through business and academia. His passion lies in building innovative global initiatives and developing highly successful strategic plans. He has developed a unique experience in defining vision,entrepreneurship, strategic planning, business development, project management, marketing,public relations, consulting and product development.
Sharif led the development of new innovations, taking them to key markets, and has led the development of successful incubator and accelerator programs. He has developed the KIWI Choice, 320Reality and Ecosol brands, among others, and has secured R&D grants from the federal government. Sharif participated as a speaker at international events and has participated in business competitions and won several awards for his innovative ideas. He holds a Bachelor of International Business from Carleton University, with a language concentration in French. He studied Masters Level at Universite Libre in Belgium.


Tahani Abu Raneh

Canada’s leading female expert in real estate investing, Tahani Aburaneh is a Real Estate Land Developer, Entrepreneur, International Speaker, Trainer and proud mother of two grown children. As the author of Real Estate Riches: A Money-Making Game Plan for the Canadian Investor, she recently ranked on Amazon’s real estate bestsellers list. In accordance with Tahani's genuine love for contribution, 100% of the proceeds of her book are donated to care.org.Tahani is also the founder of the Ellie Realtor training program SIAC and author of the Savvy Investor Agent Guide where she trains professional agents all across Canada on how to work with real estate investors to transform their business and life. Having traversed a path riddled with setbacks, this passionate and focused woman has risen from humble beginnings to overcome the odds and transform her life. The true value of Tahani's success story is not in singing the merits of occupying the number one spot, achieving accolades or the breaking of sales records. Rather, her story is a demonstration of how an individual can successfully achieve financial independence, and testimony to how being focused on helping others and living one’s passion be of reward



Mohamed Fattal 

 He is a young entrepreneur who successfully founded an Online Entertainment and Content Management company at the age of 19 while completing his undergraduate degree at McMaster University. His company "Alfan Group" has been recognized as one of the leading online entertainment companies. "Alfan Group" is one of the top Mutli-channel Networks on YouTube in the Middle East and growing in North America. Alfan Group has successfully delivered over 700 million views. With this success, he has become a strategic partner with Google and has built great recognition in the Middle East and North Africa region as well as North America. He hopes to become a serial entrepreneur in the future and spread the passion for innovation and entrepreneurship among the youth.