Thursday, July 23, 2020

COVID-19 highlights importance of Waterloo blood startup

Shane Kilpatrick (MSc ’17, MBET ’18) is the CEO of Membio

By Natalie Quinlan and Beth Gallagher. This is an excerpt of an article originally published on Waterloo Magazine.

Shane Kilpatrick (MSc ’17, MBET ’18) is the CEO of Membio, a Canadian startup creating technology to manufacture red blood cells. In the Waterloo Magazine, he touches on the challenges and opportunities that COVID-19 presents for Canadian innovation.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Supporting Students at the Winter 2020 Concept $5K Finals

Concept Winter 2020 $5k Competition

Ten student venture teams will have the opportunity to win one of four $5,000 grants at the Concept $5K finals today. Six out of ten ventures have founders that are current or former students of the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business.

Due to the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 virus, there will be no live pitch competition event this semester. Instead, the finalists will submit their three-minute video pitches to the judges who will assess the teams remotely.

Keep reading to learn more about this semester's finalists.

Monday, March 2, 2020

HyIvy takes home $25K at Fierce Founders Finale

The following is a summary of the CBC news article, Waterloo woman draws on experience with cervical cancer for startup idea.

Rachel Bartholomew (MBET '14) took home $25,000 for her startup, HyIvy Health, at Communitech's Fierce Founders Finale, last week. HyIvy is making a difference in sexual rehabilitation for women with pelvic diseases and cancers. The suite of sexual rehabilitation products that HyIvy Health helps women's sexual recovery after diagnosis, treatment and/or surgery.

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.

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