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.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Making Conrad Connections at the DMZ

Ahmed Jamal, David Rose and Aliya Kassamali

ConradConnect Live at the DMZ

In June the Conrad School hosted the latest ConradConnect Live event, this time at the Ryerson DMZ in downtown Toronto. ConradConnect Live is an opportunity for the Conrad School to host our students and alumni in a casual environment to network with each other, Conrad School faculty and staff, and community members. 

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Meet the Spring 2018 Enterprise Co-op pitch winners

shadwell da cunha picture.

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 Spring 2018 pitch winners!

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Hult Prize Waterloo Teams Update

Text graphic - Hult Prize Team Updates

Waterloo Hult Teams have travelled to Quito, Melbourne and Toronto to compete in Hult Prize 2018 Regional competitions. Here’s a quick update, from the teams themselves (in their own words), on how they did, and what’s next.

Team CataLight

Team Members: Kevin Dang, Ashley Keefner, and Vishal Vinod — all MBET students.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Hult Prize 2018 Regionals see Waterloo teams compete to win and change the lives of 10 million people

Hult Prize Logo

The Hult Prize is the largest start-up program in the world for early-stage social ventures, and once again, Waterloo student teams are advancing to regional competitions. Their challenge: build a scalable, sustainable social enterprise that harnesses the power of energy to transform the lives of 10 million people by 2025.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Meet the Winter 2018 Enterprise Co-op pitch winners

E Coop Award

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.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Students pitch social enterprises to harness the power of energy for 10 million people in the Hult Prize UWaterloo Finals

On November 29, the Conrad Centre hosted the Hult Prize @ UWaterloo Finals, a cross-campus social entrepreneurship competition which challenged students to develop social enterprises that harness the power of energy for 10 million people. Eight student teams pitched their solutions, competing for a chance to represent UWaterloo at the Hult Prize Regional Finals

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Howard Armitage, Conrad's founding director, receives the Waterloo Award 

Howard Armitage with Waterloo Mayor

Howard Armitage receives the Waterloo Award from Mayor Dave Jaworsky. 

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Spring Enterprise Co-op ventures on display in the Product Video Showcase

Three Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) ventures have been awarded $1,000 each in the Product Video Showcase, a competition which challenges Enterprise Co-op students to create a 90-second video about their venture. 

Check out the winning videos below: 

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