Friday, November 25, 2022

Fall 2022 Velocity $5K Recap

Velocity 5K winners

Out of a total of 72 applications received at the Fall 2022 Velocity $5K competition, 23 student ventures were selected as semifinalists, then eight teams pitched during this week's finals.

The finals included five team members who are or were Conrad School students from both the Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) or Bridging Entrepreneurs to Students (BETS) programs. Four of these student teams brought home $5,000 each at the end of the afternoon.

Friday, November 18, 2022

Twenty years’ worth celebrating

Conrad School celebrates 20 years

Last month, the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business celebrated its 20-year anniversary.

In 2002, we opened our doors to welcome the first cohort of the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) program, with a mission to expand on Waterloo’s culture of entrepreneurship.

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Ghanaian celebrity graduates from University of Waterloo

Yaa Yaa graduates from MBET program

This is an excerpt from an article originally published by CTV Kitchener.

She's a star performer, known for her vocal skills and stage presence. Now this Ghanaian celebrity has walked a different kind of stage in Waterloo, after graduating with a master’s degree.

Monday, November 7, 2022

Systemic gender barriers mean going it alone may not be the answer for all new women entrepreneurs in Canada

Horatio Morgan Profile Photo

This is an excerpt from an article originally published by Waterloo News.

A new study reveals that inexperienced entrepreneurial women in Canada still see more success when partnering with experienced men than when partnering with experienced women or going it alone.

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