Welcome to Conrad

The Conrad Centre is an immersive educational environment for entrepreneurs. Located at a university rated the most innovative in Canada, in a region ranked in the top startup ecosystems in the world, the Conrad Centre is the academic engine for entrepreneurship, offering programs that are entrepreneurial by design.


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  1. Jan. 12, 2017Enterprise Co-op startup wins third place in St. Louis University Real Elevator Pitch competitionGroup photo at Met Square

    All entrepreneurs know the importance of a good elevator pitch, but not many have the opportunity to deliver it to real investors in an actual elevator. That’s the exact scenario that Enterprise Co-op student Amanda Chan found herself in as a finalist in the St. Louis University Real Elevator Pitch competition.

  2. Jan. 6, 2017Enterprise Co-op students awarded $2,000 in Product Video ShowcaseScreenshot of the product video showcase winning video

    Each term, the Conrad Centre invites Enterprise Co-op students to develop a 90-second video displaying the products or services they have developed during their E Co-op term.

    Two students have been awarded $1,000 each for their submissions. Check out their videos below! 

    Amanda Tan, Elementary

  3. Dec. 7, 2016MBET students win $25K for smart mattress startup at Velocity Fund FinalsMBET students at VFF

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  1. Jan. 24, 2017Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology information webinarMBET alumnus Ezaam

    Learn more about the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MBET) program by attending our live online information session.

  2. Jan. 28–29, 2017Waterloo Women: Ideas, Makers and InnovatorsWaterloo WIMIn group photo

    Conrad is pleased to sponsor Waterloo Women: Ideas, Makers, and Innovators (WIMIn), an ideathon to inspire University of Waterloo students, alumni, and faculty to collaborate in developing world-changing ideas that could lead to potential products, businesses, and a shift in mindset on pressing social issues.

  3. Jan. 31, 2017ConradConnect Live: Founding Teams and First HiresStudents networking at a Conrad event

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  1. Aug. 25, 2016From customer discovery to Kickstarter: Sienci Labs in Enterprise Co-opSienci team at a maker faire booth

    Andy Lee's Enterprise Co-op term is coming to an end this month, but he and his co-founders at Sienci Labs are busier than ever with the launch of their Kickstarter campaign. The campaign aims to bring the Sienci Mill One, an affordable and user-friendly desktop CNC milling machine, into the hands of creative makers across the world.

  2. July 28, 2016Beachside business and entrepreneurship reads: recommended by Conrad professorsBooks recommended by Conrad professors

    Ah, summer! It's the perfect time for busy students and startup founders to take a break and catch up on their reading. Looking for some inspiring entrepreneurship books for your next trip to the beach, the pool, or the park?

    Conrad faculty members have got you covered with this list of their favourite business and entrepreneurship reads. 

  3. July 11, 2016Views from the Conrad Centre: Procrastinate on quittingHoward, John, and Chris with their bikes

    Howard Armitage, founder of the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Centre is, in my eyes, the Dumbledore of the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship

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Meet our alumni

Craig Haney

Craig Haney, MBET

Director of Corporate Innovation, Communitech

I am living my dream. I work at Communitech, a place built to back the entrepreneur, where I'm inspired every day to innovate, create, and have fun in the process.

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