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. Sep. 28, 2017Spring Enterprise Co-op ventures on display in the Product Video Showcase

    Three Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) ventures have been awarded $1,000 each in the Product Video Showcase, a competition which challenges Enterprise Co-op students to create a 90-second video about their venture. 

    Check out the winning videos below: 

  2. Sep. 27, 2017E Co-op students pitch for $25,000 in Ignition Week pitch competitionRobert and James Graham-Hu, E Co-op pitch winners

    On Monday, September 11, 2017, Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) students pitched to a panel of judges, competing for several awards of $5,000 to fuel the development of their ventures this term. Each student had five minutes to pitch and three minutes to answer questions from the judges.

    Read on to meet the winners, and find out what is driving them to launch and grow their ventures this term! 

  3. Sep. 5, 2017New MBET year launches with Ignition WeekInternational representation of MBET program

    This week, Conrad welcomes the new Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) full-time class to UWaterloo. The MBET program begins with Ignition Week, a high-energy orientation which lays the foundation for a transformative year. 

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  1. Sep. 28, 2017BETS Perspectives: Trying on a new role at sustainable fashion startup UnCo.UnCo team photo

    Conrad’s Bridging Entrepreneurs to Students (BETS) program is a specialized co-op program which connects first-year engineering co-op students with seed and early-stage startup companies for short-term placements. In this post, Spring 2017 BETS students and BETS employer UnCo. share how the program worked for them this term.

    From the startup side 

    Kim Kirton, CEO

  2. Aug. 17, 2017Takeaways from Tech and Tennis Day at the Rogers CupBETS students from the Rogers Cup

    Conrad undergraduate students attended Tech and Tennis Day at the Rogers Cup on August 10. 

  3. Aug. 11, 2017BETS Perspectives: Getting hands-on with the design process at Vena MedicalBETS team at Communitech

    Conrad’s Bridging Entrepreneurs to Students (BETS) program is a specialized co-op program which connects first-year engineering co-op students with seed and early-stage startup companies for short-term placements. In this post, Spring 2017 BETS students and BETS employer Vena Medical share how the program worked for them this term.

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