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The Conrad School is an immersive educational environment for entrepreneurs. Located within Canada's most innovative university, in a region ranked among the top startup ecosystems in the world, the Conrad School is the academic engine for entrepreneurship on campus, offering programs that are entrepreneurial by design.
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- July 15, 2021
This spring term, Enterprise Co-op students submitted five-minute video pitches for prizes of $5,000 at the Ignition Week pitch competition. Each student video pitch was evaluated by a panel of judges. Meet the spring 2021 pitch winners!
- May 11, 2021
The winter 2021 term was full of competition news for our undergraduate, graduate, alumni students — and their ventures. Here is a summary of their noteworthy accomplishments during the recent competition season.
- Apr. 23, 2021
This is an excerpt from an article originally published on BetaKit.
- Apr. 7, 2021
My name is Edmond H. and I am in my second year of the Math/CPA program and am currently on my first co-op work term through the Bridging Entrepreneurs to Students (BETS) program.
- Jan. 27, 2021
Written by David Sartor EIT, CMC, MBET (Class of 2020)
Entrepreneurship, to put it simply, is the act of building a business. Naively, I believed being an entrepreneur was essentially about creating a financially stable company from the bottom up, establishing yourself in the industry similar to the likes of some current influential minds - Bill Gates (Microsoft), Steve Jobs (Apple), Elon Musk (Paypal, Tesla).
- Apr. 29, 2020
Jackson Mills saw a problem with student feedback. Originally, he thought that students were falling behind in some classes because of a translation error due to the use of jargon. He and another classmate thought that if they translated lectures into more visual metaphors it would eliminate the use of jargon.