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Aug. 19, 2014 Local entrepreneurial powerhouses join Conrad faculty Marc Hurwitz

It is with great pleasure that the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre announces the appointments of Marc Hurwitz and David Rose as Lecturers at Conrad.

Aug. 12, 2014 New Conrad space in the Communitech Hub Conrad Centre workspace in the Hub, near CDMN Soft-Landings and HYPERDRIVE

The Conrad Centre has new workspace in the Communitech Hub!

The Conrad Centre provides its students in the Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) and Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) programs with access to professional co-working space at the Communitech Hub in downtown Kitchener. Student entrepreneurs from the Conrad Centre that immerse themselves in the startup scene at the Hub have the opportunity to contribute to the entrepreneurial ecosystem while they establish their businesses and build their networks.

The new Conrad workspace at the Hub is now larger, more private, and has an open-concept layout and more access to natural light.

Aug. 6, 2014 Five Conrad startups take awards at Velocity Fund Finals VFF 2014 - Velocity Fund Finals

Congratulations to all of the startups that participated in the Velocity Fund Finals (VFF) on July 24th!

The VFFs are an opportunity for Waterloo students and recent alumni to win funding towards the further development of their startups.

This term, five of the six startups that took home awards had Conrad Centre students or alumni on their teams. Since the event, the Conrad Centre has reached out to the teams at MAJiK Systems, Boogaloo Bunks, Grobo, ExVivo Labs, and Suncayr to learn about their experience at the VFFs and how they became finalists in the first place.