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. Feb. 26, 2018Hult Prize 2018 Regionals see Waterloo teams compete to win and change the lives of 10 million peopleHult Prize Logo

    The Hult Prize is the largest start-up program in the world for early-stage social ventures, and once again, Waterloo student teams are advancing to regional competitions. Their challenge: build a scalable, sustainable social enterprise that harnesses the power of energy to transform the lives of 10 million people by 2025.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

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  1. Mar. 21, 2018Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Information SessionMBET Pitch Night

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

  2. Mar. 21, 2018Conrad Games - Season FinaleConrad Games

    The purpose of the ConradGames in Engineering is to simply engage and encourage Undergraduate Engineering Students in Entrepreneurship and Innovation mindsets.

  3. Mar. 22, 2018Enterprise Co-op Information SessionEnterprise Coop

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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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