My Experience Building a Christian Health Business Through MBET

Jenni Lien, MBET '23

Hi everyone, my name is Jenni Lien and I’m part of the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) 2023 cohort.

Humanist entrepreneurship and problem solving

Rashi Jaising at the University of Waterloo main campus entrance in the winter.

Rashi is a recent University of Waterloo undergraduate alumna (Honours Arts, Human Resources Minor) and a future graduate of the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) student (Class of 2022).


I come from India, a country with a vast population, 48% of our population consists of women. However, I have always sensed inequality between genders. I am a humanist, and I believe in equality for all.

Making real contributions to early business objectives through the BETS program

Edmond H., Math/CPA student

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.

Embracing your entrepreneurial-self

David Sartor, MBET 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).

See a problem? Consider Enterprise Co-op

Jackson Mills, 3B Computer Science student

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.

Better 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. 

Thoughts 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.

BETS Perspectives: Getting hands-on with the design process at Vena Medical

BETS team at Communitech

Conrad’s Bridging Entrepreneurs to Students (BETS) program is a specialized co-op program which connects first-year engineering co-op students with seed and early-stage startup companies for short-term placements. In this post, Spring 2017 BETS students and BETS employer Vena Medical share how the program worked for them this term.

Behind the Booth: MBET students vlog their experience at the Ontario Accessibility Innovation Showcase

Screenshot of the vlog

What's it like to exhibit your startup at a conference? Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) students Krysta Traianovski and Sameer Khan take us behind the scenes in Conrad's first student vlog, documenting their experience as first-time exhibitors at OCE Discovery Days.

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