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.

Sarim Haque (MBET '15) hacks growth at Caspy

Sarim Haque

Undergraduate degree: Mechanical Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan

Pre-MBET: Engineer at Honda

Post-MBET: Growth Hacker, Caspy 

Catching up with MBET team SmartBandage, Rice People's Choice Winners

MBET team SmartBandage

Team SmartBandage: Vanessa Ferlaino, Sohaib Imran Rana, Mian Talha Nasruddin, and Waqas Khan. 

Beyond the job description: Mihika Kashyap (MBET '15) pursues an entrepreneurial path at Google

Mihika outside the Tannery building

Photo by  Ian M. Stewart for the Waterloo Region Record. 

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Undergraduate: BASc, Systems Design Engineering, UWaterloo

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.

MBET Ignition Week: a mosaic of cultures and ideas comes together

MBET Class on the first day of Ignition Week

Imagine a blank canvas stands in front of you. In one hand you hold a palette with varying colours of paint. In your other hand, a paint brush. Now, you proceed to paint.

Views from the Conrad Centre: Procrastinate on quitting

Howard, John, and Chris with their bikes

Howard Armitage, founder of the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Centre is, in my eyes, the Dumbledore of the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Tech

Pitch, Practice, Repeat: MBET at the International Business Model Competition

Alexandru and Vince at Microsoft

The International Business Model Competition (IBMC) is a unique student startup competition focused on the inputs, not the outputs, of the entrepreneurial process.

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.

MBET in the Valley: from startups to sightseeing in San Francisco and Silicon Valley

Photo of San Francisco

Last month, students from Conrad's Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) program travelled to the heart of the startup movement: San Francisco and Silicon Valley, California. 

MBET student Ademola Adelakun chronicled the trip on video and writes about his experiences below.

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