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.

  1. Oct. 8, 2019NERv Technology Inc. continues building a future of safe surgeries with latest round of funding
    NERv Logo

    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.

  2. Oct. 4, 2019Meet the fall 2019 Enterprise Co-op pitch winners
    Aileen Agada, BeBlended with $5000 award cheque

    This fall term, Enterprise Co-op students pitched for 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 fall 2019 pitch winners!

  3. Oct. 2, 2019Environmental sustainability and accountability is the challenge for this year’s Hult Prize
    Hult Prize at Waterloo decorative banner image

    The road to the world’s premier social impact entrepreneurship competition, the Hult Prize, begins next week on campus in Engineering 7. This competition is for any and all entrepreneurial students at Waterloo, A kick-off event on October 10 will present and explore this year’s challenge: to build startups that have a positive impact on our planet with every dollar earned.

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  1. Sep. 30 to Oct. 21, 2019Concept $5K grant applications open
    Concept $5k grant application flyer

    From a doodle in your notebook to a pitch on stage. Applications are now open for the Concept $5K Grant!

  2. Oct. 21, 2019Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) Speakers Series - Day 1
    Women Entrepreneurship Week

    We’re celebrating WEW 2019 with stories from women entrepreneurs and their allies.

  3. Oct. 24, 2019Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) Speakers Series - Day 2
    Women Entrepreneurship Week

    We’re celebrating WEW 2019 with stories from women entrepreneurs and their allies.

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  1. Apr. 10, 2019Better Bail For America Wins Hult Prize Regional Finals
    Better Bail For America at Hult Prize in Mexico

    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. 

  2. Jan. 19, 2018Thoughts on Entrepreneurship: Having a Tormentor
    MBET student, Joel Kadish

    Young entrepreneurs often seek a Mentor, but what they should be looking for is a Tormentor.

  3. Nov. 6, 2017Styling confidence: Hair by Lassa grows in Enterprise Co-op
    Leslassa Armour-Shillingford

    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.

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