Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Conrad School Competitions Round-Up - Fall 2021

Image of a masked student pitching to a masked coach. Text overlay reads: Fall 2021 Competitions Round-Up

Conrad School students continue to be a force to reckoned with on the student pitch competition circuit — both on and off-campus. We are thrilled to share some of the highlights from this fall 2021 term.

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Fall 2021 Concept $5K Recap

Concept logo and text: $5K Fall 2021 Recap

Out of all the teams who applied to the fall 2021 Concept $5K, 20 teams were selected to pitch. Of these 20, eight teams emerged as semifinalists. All eight of these teams are comprised of current and former undergraduate and graduate Conrad School students. Our students typically find themselves among these ranks but this term is truly phenomenal!

Friday, October 22, 2021

Alumnus fintech company Propel goes public on TSX

A financial technology company that was co-founded by a Waterloo Engineering alumnus completed an initial public offering (IPO) this week that valued it at $326 million.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Celebrating an alumni venture acquisition for Women’s Entrepreneurship Week

Zoë Share with her baby girl.

The value of the global media market is expected to reach $2670.66 billion by 20251. Increasing her company’s share of this dynamic economy is Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) class of 2014 alumna Zoë Share. 

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Meet the fall 2021 Enterprise Co-op pitch winners

Michelle Sprackman

This fall term, Enterprise Co-op students submitted five-minute video pitches for prizes of $5,000 at the Ignition Week pitch competition. Each student video pitch was evaluated by a panel of judges. Meet the fall 2021 pitch winners!