Styling confidence: Hair by Lassa grows in Enterprise Co-op

Leslassa 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.

Unlocking local knowledge: LUQL in Enterprise Co-op

Enterprise 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.

BETS 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

Takeaways from Tech and Tennis Day at the Rogers Cup

BETS students from the Rogers Cup

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

BETS Perspectives: Designing a memorable co-op experience at LabsCubed

LabsCubed 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 short-term placements. In this post, Spring 2017 BETS students and BETS employer LabsCubed share how the program worked for them this term.

BETS Perspectives: Getting hands-on with the design process at Vena Medical

BETS 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.

Sarim Haque (MBET '15) hacks growth at Caspy

Sarim Haque

Undergraduate degree: Mechanical Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan

Pre-MBET: Engineer at Honda

Post-MBET: Growth Hacker, Caspy 

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.

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