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.

Styling 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.

BETS Perspectives: Trying on a new role at sustainable fashion startup UnCo.

UnCo team photo

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 UnCo. share how the program worked for them this term.

From the startup side 

Kim Kirton, CEO

Takeaways from Tech and Tennis Day at the Rogers Cup

BETS students from the Rogers Cup

Conrad undergraduate students attended Tech and Tennis Day at the Rogers Cup on August 10. 

The Science of Standing Out: Sienci Labs in Enterprise Co-op

Hippo modeled using Sienci Labs software

“What sets your company apart from the rest of the competition?” This is a question that I’ve heard almost daily as a founder of my new venture, Sienci Labs.

Ambition in action: Vincent Can Cui (MBET '16) leads big data startup in Beijing

Vincent Can Cui

The ink was hardly dry on Vincent Can Cui's MBET degree when he found himself signing the term sheet for his startup's angel round of $1M from a group of Silicon Valley and Chinese investors.

Startup insights and sauerkraut at Techtoberfest

“Ziggy zaggy, ziggy zaggy, oi oi oi!” was the chant to start off the fun at Techtoberfest, an annual tech event hosted by Communitech with the support of some amazing sponsors.

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