Tuesday, November 26, 2019

A new faculty member and a new course: Business Negotiations

Tatiana Astray - a new faculty member, a new course: negotiations

The Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business is pleased to announce the appointment of a new faculty member: Tatiana Astray.

Monday, November 18, 2019

NERv Technology Takes Top Prize at Entrepreneurship World Cup Global Finals

NERv Technology wins Entrepreneurship World Cup Global Finals

NERv Technology (www.ne-rv.com) emerged victorious through three days of pitching against a group of 100 finalists at the Entrepreneurship World Cup Global Finals.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Family Business: a new undergrad BET course offering for winter 2020

Image of a large family on a beach watching the sun rise/set. Text reads: BET 470 Family Business - a new course offering.

The Weston’; Sobey’s; Roger’s; Pattinson’s. Some of Canada’s biggest brands are family businesses. So it comes as no surprise that a recent report from the Conference Board of Canada shows Canadian family businesses generate almost half of private-sector GDP and 7 million jobs. In fact, these family-owned enterprises (FOEs) account for more than 60% of all private sector companies.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

NERv Technology Inc. continues building a future of safe surgeries with latest round of funding

NERv Logo

Physician-angel and VC firm fuel ongoing studies and product development.

NERv Technology Inc., an innovative medtech venture co-founded by a number of University of Waterloo alumni, has secured $1 million CAD in pre-seed funding. In partnership with a number of physician angel-investors, a hospital, and Sunhope Capital VC, this recent round of funding will help to cover the costs associated with preclinical studies and further development of their flagship post-operative sensory platform product.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Meet the fall 2019 Enterprise Co-op pitch winners

Aileen Agada, BeBlended with $5000 award cheque

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

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