Monday, February 11, 2019

Student entrepreneurs pitch solutions to youth unemployment at Hult Prize

Hult Prize On-Campus at Waterloo

Youth unemployment is an issue that is close-to-home for students around the world and tackling this problem is the focus of this year’s Hult Prize challenge.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Meet the winter 2019 Enterprise Co-op pitch winners

Thisarani (Tess) Kalhara Kuruppu, Eco-op student

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

Friday, January 18, 2019

Conrad School 2018 Review

Conrad logo

2018 was a monumental year for the Conrad School, our students and alumni.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Supporting Students at fall 2018 Velocity Fund Finals

Velocity Fund Fall 2018 Finals

Today, 20 student venture teams will compete to win their share of $130,000 in prizes at the fall 2018 Velocity Fund Finals. Did you know that many of the teams competing have founders who have completed programs or taken courses at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business? Keep reading to learn more about these students.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

New Faculty Announcement — Welcome Janet Boekhorst and Chris Holt

Janet Boekhorst and Chris Holt

The Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business is very pleased to announce the appointment of two new faculty members: Janet Boekhorst and Chris Holt.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Waterloo’s entrepreneurship library collection and librarian

Librarian Rachel with MBET student Peter

Did you know that Waterloo has a library collection dedicated to entrepreneurship? Did you know that this collection has a dedicated librarian who is keen to help entrepreneurial students at Waterloo take full advantage of this resource?

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Meet the fall 2018 Enterprise Co-op pitch winners

Wesley Owen Tang, Enterprise Co-op student.

This month, Enterprise Co-op students pitched for five 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 2018 pitch winners!

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

New name, new space, same entrepreneurial spirit at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business

Engineering 7 building

Change is afoot at Conrad.  In early June, the University of Waterloo’s Board of Governors officially changed the Conrad Centre into the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. This change reflects what Conrad has become and where it is going.  We are eager to keep our community aware of what is changing, what is staying the same, and what to expect from the new Conrad School.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

The Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business has a course for you

Team Prava pitching at the Hult Prize Regionals.

Are you curious about Waterloo’s entrepreneurial community?

Did you know the Conrad School offers entrepreneurship education for all Waterloo students?

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Supporting Students at Spring 2018 Velocity Fund Finals

Velcoty Fund Spring 2018 Finals

Today, 20 student venture teams will compete to win their share of $130,000 in prizes at the Spring 2018 Velocity Fund Finals. Did you know that 80% of teams competing have completed programs or taken courses at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business? Keep reading to learn more about these students.

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