Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Hult Prize Waterloo Teams Update

Text graphic - Hult Prize Team Updates

Waterloo Hult Teams have travelled to Quito, Melbourne and Toronto to compete in Hult Prize 2018 Regional competitions. Here’s a quick update, from the teams themselves (in their own words), on how they did, and what’s next.

Team CataLight

Team Members: Kevin Dang, Ashley Keefner, and Vishal Vinod — all MBET students.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Hult Prize 2018 Regionals see Waterloo teams compete to win and change the lives of 10 million people

Hult Prize Logo

The Hult Prize is the largest start-up program in the world for early-stage social ventures, and once again, Waterloo student teams are advancing to regional competitions. Their challenge: build a scalable, sustainable social enterprise that harnesses the power of energy to transform the lives of 10 million people by 2025.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Meet the Winter 2018 Enterprise Co-op pitch winners

E Coop Award

This month, Enterprise Co-op students pitched for five prizes of $5,000 at the Ignition Week pitch competition. Each competing student had five minutes to pitch their venture to a panel of judges, followed by a three-minute question period.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Students pitch social enterprises to harness the power of energy for 10 million people in the Hult Prize UWaterloo Finals

On November 29, the Conrad Centre hosted the Hult Prize @ UWaterloo Finals, a cross-campus social entrepreneurship competition which challenged students to develop social enterprises that harness the power of energy for 10 million people. Eight student teams pitched their solutions, competing for a chance to represent UWaterloo at the Hult Prize Regional Finals

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Howard Armitage, Conrad's founding director, receives the Waterloo Award 

Howard Armitage with Waterloo Mayor

Howard Armitage receives the Waterloo Award from Mayor Dave Jaworsky. 

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.

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