The academic engine for entrepreneurs
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.
- July 17, 2019
Tomorrow, ten student venture teams will compete to win one of four $5,000 CAD in prizes at the spring 2019 Velocity Fund $5K Finals. We are proud that four of these teams have founders who are enrolled in programs or who have taken courses at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. Keep reading to learn more about these students.
- May 24, 2019
This spring term, 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. Meet the spring 2019 pitch winners!
- Apr. 11, 2019
CataLight, a University of Waterloo social impact startup shone brightly at the 2019 Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC) competing head-to-head with students from the world’s top schools like MIT, Notre Dame, Penn State and Northwestern. After three days of competition, Co-founders Ashley Keefner, Ph.D., MBET and Kevin Dang, MBET advanced to the Final Round as one of only two Canadian teams competing, defeating 35 teams in the process.
- Oct. 3, 2019
Discover the value of engineering graduate studies
If you are thinking about graduate school, this is your opportunity to connect with representatives from Canada's top engineering schools!
- Apr. 10, 2019
Better Bail For America (BB4A), a team of four fourth-year Mechanical and Mechatronics engineering students, competed in and won the Hult Prize Regional Finals in Mexico in March 2019.
- Jan. 19, 2018
Young entrepreneurs often seek a Mentor, but what they should be looking for is a Tormentor.
- Nov. 6, 2017
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.