Catching up with MBET team SmartBandage, Rice People's Choice Winners

MBET team SmartBandage

Team SmartBandage: Vanessa Ferlaino, Sohaib Imran Rana, Mian Talha Nasruddin, and Waqas Khan. 

Beyond the job description: Mihika Kashyap (MBET '15) pursues an entrepreneurial path at Google

Mihika outside the Tannery building

Photo by  Ian M. Stewart for the Waterloo Region Record. 

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Undergraduate: BASc, Systems Design Engineering, UWaterloo

The Science of Standing Out: Sienci Labs in Enterprise Co-op

Hippo modeled using Sienci Labs software

“What sets your company apart from the rest of the competition?” This is a question that I’ve heard almost daily as a founder of my new venture, Sienci Labs.

BETS Perspectives: Gamelynx has fun and gets things done

The Gamelynx team

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 16 week placements. In this post, Winter 2017 BETS students and BETS employer Gamelynx share how the program worked for them this term.

Ambition in action: Vincent Can Cui (MBET '16) leads big data startup in Beijing

Vincent Can Cui

The ink was hardly dry on Vincent Can Cui's MBET degree when he found himself signing the term sheet for his startup's angel round of $1M from a group of Silicon Valley and Chinese investors.

Startup insights and sauerkraut at Techtoberfest

“Ziggy zaggy, ziggy zaggy, oi oi oi!” was the chant to start off the fun at Techtoberfest, an annual tech event hosted by Communitech with the support of some amazing sponsors.

MBET Ignition Week: a mosaic of cultures and ideas comes together

MBET Class on the first day of Ignition Week

Imagine a blank canvas stands in front of you. In one hand you hold a palette with varying colours of paint. In your other hand, a paint brush. Now, you proceed to paint.

From customer discovery to Kickstarter: Sienci Labs in Enterprise Co-op

Sienci 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.

Beachside business and entrepreneurship reads: recommended by Conrad professors

Books 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. 

The classics

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