CEO, Surf | Startup Canada's Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Swish Goswami has built a multi-hyphenate career at the age of 25. He is currently the CEO of Surf, a tech company providing brands a better way to engage and understand consumers while compensating consumers for their data. His company works with some of the biggest brands, including Netflix, the NBA, the NFL, Sony Music, L’Oreal, Electronic Arts, and more. A disruptor, curator, and a builder, Goswami shares his philosophies on entrepreneurship, personal branding, and trends leading technology and business today.
Goswami has started six high-impact ventures in four industries and has been recognized for curating the world’s first youth social capital fund. At Surf, Goswami has built a revolutionary browser extension that passively rewards people for their everyday browsing and helps them save when shopping with their favourite brands. Surf’s vision is to build an equitable data economy and the company has made two acquisitions and raised over $5M to date from several NBA players, unicorn founders, and venture firms.
Goswami has given three TEDx talks and is the bestselling author of The Young Entrepreneur, a book encouraging and teaching students how to build a business while in school. Through his angel fund AGEX, Goswami is an investor and advisor to popular social companies like FaZe, Clan, Wombo, and Upstream. As an in-demand speaker, he speaks around the world about mental health, personal branding, and entrepreneurship.
In recognition of his entrepreneurial and philanthropic achievements, Goswami 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.