Monday, January 24, 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Virtual event

Moderated by Future of Law Lab director Joshua Morrison (GPLLM 2014), join our #UofTLawOnline panel of U of T Law entrepreneurs as they discuss what it takes to succeed at your own venture:

  • Ran Goel (JD 2007), CEO & Founder, Fresh City Farms
  • Rubsun Ho (LLB, 1995), Head of Trading Compliance, Kognitiv Corporation
  • Laura Zizzo (JD 2007), Co-Founder & CEO, Manifest Climate

Register via Zoom

Ran was investment lawyer in New York. He returned to Toronto in 2011 and teamed up with his brother and other urban farming enthusiasts to form Fresh City, an urban farm, processor, distributor and a retailer of farm-fresh organic and local food. Today, Fresh City works directly with dozens of Ontario farms and operate one of Canada's largest organic-focused kitchens, employing over 250 people.

Rubsun has a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from McGill University and a Bachelor of Law from U of T. He is a Co-founder of Caravel Law in Toronto, a successor firm to Cognition LLP which was sold to Axiom Legal. He is also a founder Crowdmatrix Inc., an online investment platform, which was sold to Kognitiv Corporation where he remains as Head of Trading Compliance. Rubsun is also a Board Member of Cypherpunk Holdings Inc. and a Board advisor to Clik2Pay.

Laura started her legal career with a prominent Bay Street law firm before founding the first law firm in Canada focused on climate change in 2009. She has also worked in the strategic research division of the Ontario Ministry of Finance and as co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of International Law and International Relations. She is co-founder of the Climate Change Lawyers Network, a member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) committee on Environmental Law, a member of the University of Toronto's Environmental Finance Advisory Committee and sits on the boards of the Clean Air Partnership and Shift Action. In 2015 she co-founded and became CEO of Mantle314, now Manifest Climate, advising large private and public sector clients globally.