Monday, June 20, 2022

University of Waterloo Entrepreneurial Ph.D. Fellowship Applications Open

MBET class

In keeping with its position as Canada’s top Innovation University, today, the University of Waterloo launches its Entrepreneurial Ph.D. Fellowship pilot. These new fellowships will support outstanding, business-minded doctoral students who are interested in commercializing their research.  

Monday, June 6, 2022

From building robots in the basement to putting algorithms on the moon

Clearpath

Written by Rose Simone. This is an excerpt from an article originally published on Waterloo Magazine.

About 13 years ago, Matt Randell and three friends from Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo started building robots. It was an interest that grew from their involvement in UW Robotics Team and then carried on into their final-year engineering project, which became an idea for a company.

In 2009, Matt completed his Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology degree where he gained critical skills to develop his business model while leveraging the support of programs that make up Waterloo’s vibrant startup ecosystem.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Toronto-based app aims to combat social isolation

Toronto-based app aims to combat social isolation

This article and video was originally posted by CityNews.

Even as pandemic restrictions lift, a generation of young people continue to cope with social isolation and loneliness as they work and learn remotely. CityNews speaks to Spurrya Jaggi, Founder of Lichi, an app at aims to help address this.

Friday, April 29, 2022

Conrad School Competitions Round-Up - Winter 2022

Arshmeet Singh, Angad Vohra and Saatvik Arora

Student ventures, and students themselves, have been recognized for their outstanding accomplishments this winter term. Everyone at the Conrad School is proud to share these highlights.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Meet the winter 2022 Enterprise Co-op pitch winners

collage of student winners

This winter term, Enterprise Co-op students submitted five-minute video pitches for prizes of $5,000 at the Ignition Week pitch competition. Each student's video pitch was evaluated by a panel of judges. Meet the winter 2022 pitch winners!

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