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.
- Nov. 18, 2019
NERv Technology (www.ne-rv.com) emerged victorious through three days of pitching against a group of 100 finalists at the Entrepreneurship World Cup Global Finals.
- Nov. 15, 2019
The Weston’; Sobey’s; Roger’s; Pattinson’s. Some of Canada’s biggest brands are family businesses. So it comes as no surprise that a recent report from the Conference Board of Canada shows Canadian family businesses generate almost half of private-sector GDP and 7 million jobs. In fact, these family-owned enterprises (FOEs) account for more than 60% of all private sector companies.
- Oct. 9, 2019
Physician-angel and VC firm fuel ongoing studies and product development.
NERv Technology Inc., an innovative medtech venture co-founded by a number of University of Waterloo alumni, has secured $1 million CAD in pre-seed funding. In partnership with a number of physician angel-investors, a hospital, and Sunhope Capital VC, this recent round of funding will help to cover the costs associated with preclinical studies and further development of their flagship post-operative sensory platform product.
- Nov. 21, 2019
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Speakers Series hosted by the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business.
The Conrad School is hosting a lunch hour Speakers' Series as part of the annual Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019 global awareness and celebration. Please join us to network and hear 20-minute presentations covering entrepreneurship topics. Lunch will be provided.
Dates, Speakers and Full Series Agenda
- Nov. 28, 2019
Please join us for our third Conrad Games for Fall 2019!
For the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship & Business's Lunch Hour Games - ConradGames in Engineering!
Invited teams of Engineering students will be competing:
- Dec. 3, 2019
Hult Prize is the world’s biggest engine for the launch of for-good, for-profit startups emerging from university with over 2500 staff and volunteers around the world. In nearly a decade, the movement has deployed more than $50M of capital into the sector and mobilized more than one million young people to re-think the future of business as it continues to breed disruptive innovation on college and university campuses across 120 plus countries.
- 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.