🎙🔥 Hot Mic: Conversation About Ideas and Investments

Hosted by Mahboob Bolandi, Karafarin founder/ CEO, these weekly conversations focus on different aspects of  startup worlds including ideas, strategies and success stories, featuring successful Iranian entrepreneurs from around the globe.
Please follow  کــلاب کــارآفرین کــانادا on ClubhousePlease check the details here and fill out the form if you wish to be the next guest speaker in our weekly Hot Mic conversations.

Our Startups ORBiT Club also conducts conversations with global class leaders and entrepreneurs from successful ventures. 

ORBiT Conf 2020 (Cancelled Due to Covid)


Please check ORBiT Conf website for more info: ORBiTConf.com

ORBiT Conf 2019
ORBiT Conf 2019, in partnership with World Trade Center, will be held on Sep 14th 2019 at Ontario Science Centre. ORBiT is the flagship annual entrepreneurship conference in Toronto presented by Karafarin Canada.

Financing Your Startup

What You Need To Have In Place: The Story, The Projection, The Cash-flow

What Are The Sources And Implications

– Bootstrapping: The absolute best
– Personal Loans: Stressful
– Corporate Loans: The Cheapest (In the long run)
– Investors: Expensive and difficult
– What Else? (Surprise!)

iBRDIGE Toronto Conference 2019

Karafarin is proud to collaborate with iBRIDGES in its 4th international conference in the capacity of Community Partner.
iBRIDGES as a global hub for high tech entrepreneurs of Iranian descent will hold its 2019 Conference on Fri, July 26th in the beautiful multicultural city of Toronto. This gathering will take place at MaRS Discovery District, the biggest startup hub in Toronto and will be an unparalleled opportunity for entrepreneurs, VCs, and executives from around the world to jointly explore global advances in high tech entrepreneurship.

Testing and Validating Your Business Ideas Through The Lean Method 

Knowing whether your idea is pursuable is one of the hardest challenges for any entrepreneur. In this workshop, you will learn how to use the lean methodology through the lean canvas to validate ideas quickly before even pursuing them. We will discuss how you can validate your idea without a product, minimal cash spends and nominal effort.

​Speaker: Amin Nikdel, Founder at InteliStop Inc

Art of Creativity: Introduction to Innovation

The goal of this workshop is to discuss various types of innovation, current opportunities for inventors in Canada and the world (incl. financial and in-kind support), and steps to get into the innovation society. The First Institute of Canadian Inventors’ is the official representative of the International Federation of Inventors’ Association (IFIA) in Canada, which is the leader of National Inventors’ Team of Canada (NITC).

Karafarin Toronto Entrepreneurship Mixer: Feb 2019

You are cordially invited to join us in Karafarin Entrepreneurship Mixer: Feb 2019 Edition to meet with other professionals, network, share and learn. Karafarin Mixer is about cultivating friendships and business associates, supporting each other and collaborating.

Karafarin New Year 2019 Entrepreneurship Brunch

Join other like-minded professionals and community leaders for Karafarin Brunch as we dive into what our hopes are for this new year. It will keep us accountable for pursuing our dreams and ideas in 2019.

Note: The first 10 registrants will have the opportunity to speak on the microphone and introduce their business or idea for 1 min.

Karafarin Toronto Entrepreneurship Mixer: Nov 2018

Enthusiasts of Entrepreneurship Eco-system are invited to attend Karafarin Nov 2018 Edition Mixer to meet, network, and learn. Karafarin offers a variety of opportunities for social and business development. Our Mixer is about cultivating friendships and business associates, supporting each other and collaborating.

Karafarin Toronto Entrepreneurship Mixer: Oct 2018

Karafarin Toronto Entrepreneurship Mixer is where you’ll have the opportunity to meet with entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders in a relaxing environment, gain valuable insights, engage with trained small business specialists and discuss starting your new startup.

ORBiT Conf 2018 (Karafarin 2nd Annual Entrepreneurship Expo) 

Karafarin 2nd Annual Entrepreneurship Expo/ Conference will be held on Sep 15th 2018 in Toronto with over 1000 registrants and is a day-long Celebration of Entrepreneurship and also a showcase of innovative ideas that inspire and encourage the entrepreneurial spirit in the community.

ORBiT Conf 2017 (Karafarin 1st Annual Entrepreneurship Expo) 

Karafarin 1st Annual Entrepreneurship Expo is a day long celebration of Entrepreneurship in the community. It starts off with learning, sharing and networking for entrepreneurs and investors to be held at the Ontario Science Centre. The Expo brings together Entrepreneurs and Business leaders from across the province.

Karafarin Toronto Entrepreneurship Mixer: Nov 2016

This event is where you’ll have the opportunity to meet with entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders in the community, gain valuable insights, engage with trained small business specialists and build up your startup team with other talented professionals. ​Some of successful entrepreneurs in the community will present their startup in this friendly environment. Each Startup will have a stand and enthusiastic professionals and investors will have chance to discuss the possibility of doing business with them and future cooperation.

Karafarin Canada Grand Opening: July 2016

Karafarin Canada hosted many distinguished entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders in its Grand Opening on July 28th, 2016 in York Mills Gallery, Toronto.
Our invited keynote speakers were: Honorable Dr. Reza Moridi, Minister of Research, Innovation and Science, Dr. Javad Mostaghimi, Distinguished Professor at UofT and Allyson Hewitt, Vice President of MaRS Discovery District​​.
To watch the Highlights of Karafarin Opening, please click here.