Thursday, May 4, 2017

Silicon Valley to the MBET class: more ambition, please!

MBET class at the Google HQ with alumni

Catherine Bischoff, Associate Director, Outreach and International Programs

Monday, April 24, 2017

E Co-op students showcase their ventures on video for $5K in prizes

Video pitch winner Gabriel Guerra Barrios

At the end of every term, Enterprise Co-op students showcase their ventures through 90-second videos in the Product Video Showcase. This term, five students were awarded $1,000 each for their submissions. 

E Co-op is open to students from all faculties with any type of business concept: no-tech, low-tech, high-tech, service, consulting and more. This term's Product Video Showcase winners reflect that diversity. Check out their winning entries! 

Siobhan Allman, Pockit

Friday, April 7, 2017

From one innovation ecosystem to another: reflections from the University of Edinburgh's Startup Festival

Catherine Bischoff speaks on the panel at the Edinburgh Startup Festival
Catherine Bischoff, Associate Director of Outreach and International Programs

I was recently invited by the University of Edinburgh to speak at its business school’s Startup Festival’17 in a session e

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

MBET team SmartBandage pitches for $1.5M in prizes at Rice Business Plan Competition

Team SmartBandage

Team SmartBandage, composed of Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) students Waqas Khan, Sohaib Imran Rana, and Vanessa Ferlaino, will compete with teams from some of the world's top universities for more than $1 million in prizes at the Rice Business Plan Competition in Houston, Texas, from April 6-8, 2017. SmartBandage is the only Canadian team among 42 finalists, chosen from nearly 750 entrants.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Four wins in one weekend for Conrad teams competing across Canada

Richard Yim pitches at NBTC

Last weekend, four teams of Conrad students took home major prizes at entrepreneurship competitions in Halifax, Manitoba, and Toronto. Enterprise Co-op teams pitched and won at the National Business and Technology Conference (NBTC) and the Ted Rogers Management Conference Startup Summit in Toronto.

Monday, March 6, 2017

UWaterloo team wins Hult Prize Regional Finals with social venture to aid refugee integration

Hult Prize team at the Regional Finals
Team EPOCH, supported by the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre, is one of five teams from across the globe to advance to the $1M finals.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

MBET students compete in national and international business plan competitions

Daniel and Horacio at the Cardinal Challenge

‘Tis the season for business plan competitions for Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) students at Conrad.