The academic engine for entrepreneurs

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

  1. Jan. 30, 2018Meet the Winter 2018 Enterprise Co-op pitch winnersE Coop Award

    This month, Enterprise Co-op students pitched for five prizes of $5,000 at the Ignition Week pitch competition. Each competing student had five minutes to pitch their venture to a panel of judges, followed by a three-minute question period.

  2. Dec. 1, 2017Students pitch social enterprises to harness the power of energy for 10 million people in the Hult Prize UWaterloo Finals

    On November 29, the Conrad Centre hosted the Hult Prize @ UWaterloo Finals, a cross-campus social entrepreneurship competition which challenged students to develop social enterprises that harness the power of energy for 10 million people. Eight student teams pitched their solutions, competing for a chance to represent UWaterloo at the Hult Prize Regional Finals

  3. Nov. 7, 2017Howard Armitage, Conrad's founding director, receives the Waterloo Award Howard Armitage with Waterloo Mayor

    Howard Armitage receives the Waterloo Award from Mayor Dave Jaworsky. 

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  1. Feb. 22, 2018Enterprise Co-op Information SessionEnterprise Coop

  2. Mar. 1, 2018Enterprise Co-op Information SessionEnterprise Coop

  3. Mar. 3 to 4, 2018StarterHacks 2018StarterHacks

    Conrad is pleased to sponsor StarterHacks, a hackathon for first-time hackers.

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  1. Jan. 19, 2018Thoughts on Entrepreneurship: Having a TormentorMBET student, Joel Kadish

    Young entrepreneurs often seek a Mentor, but what they should be looking for is a Tormentor.

  2. Nov. 6, 2017Styling confidence: Hair by Lassa grows in Enterprise Co-opLeslassa Armour-Shillingford

    Leslassa Armour-Shillingford never set out to be a hairstylist—but when more and more friends started asking her to do their hair in first year, she stumbled upon a huge demand in the KW region for stylists with expertise in kinky-curly hairstyles.

  3. Oct. 17, 2017Unlocking local knowledge: LUQL in Enterprise Co-opEnterprise Co-op student Danny Eng in front of the Golden Gate Bridge

    The best travel moments usually happen off-the-beaten path, when you stumble upon a hidden gem or visit a cool spot based on a local’s tip.

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