Thursday, September 28, 2017

Spring 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: 


Wednesday, September 27, 2017

E Co-op students pitch for $25,000 in Ignition Week pitch competition

Robert 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! 

E Launch Awards

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

New MBET year launches with Ignition Week

International 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. 

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Nairobi to Waterloo: Jamii virtual incubator challenge winners visit Conrad

David Rose with students

In 2015, the Jamii virtual incubation platform, developed by Conrad researchers, launched its first cohort in collaboration with Strathmore University in Nairobi.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

BET 420 integrates Hult Prize for real-world social entrepreneurship experience

Hult Prize logo

To learn entrepreneurship, you must experience it. This fall, BET 420 Social Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility takes this philosophy to the next level by integrating the Hult Prize challenge directly into the course. BET 420 gives students the opportunity to apply their classroom learning to a real-world context, while taking part in a global effort to address the planet's most pressing problems through social entrepreneurship.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Culturally relevant entrepreneurship: insights from the Colombian colloquium on incubation models

Catherine in Colombia

Catherine Bischoff, Associate Director, Outreach and International Programs