Thursday, April 11, 2019

Beyond expectations: CataLight shines at worlds largest and richest student startup competition

Kevin Dang and Ashley Keefner, Co-founders of CataLight are presented with a cheque by a representative from NASDAQ

CataLight, a University of Waterloo social impact startup shone brightly at the 2019 Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC) competing head-to-head with students from the world’s top schools like MIT, Notre Dame, Penn State and Northwestern. After three days of competition, Co-founders Ashley Keefner, Ph.D., MBET and Kevin Dang, MBET advanced to the Final Round as one of only two Canadian teams competing, defeating 35 teams in the process.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Supporting Students at fall 2018 Velocity Fund Finals

Velocity Fund Fall 2018 Finals

Today, 20 student venture teams will compete to win their share of $130,000 in prizes at the fall 2018 Velocity Fund Finals. Did you know that many of the teams competing have founders who have completed programs or taken courses at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business? Keep reading to learn more about these students.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Hult Prize Waterloo Teams Update

Text graphic - Hult Prize Team Updates

Waterloo Hult Teams have travelled to Quito, Melbourne and Toronto to compete in Hult Prize 2018 Regional competitions. Here’s a quick update, from the teams themselves (in their own words), on how they did, and what’s next.

Team CataLight

Team Members: Kevin Dang, Ashley Keefner, and Vishal Vinod — all MBET students.

Monday, March 6, 2017

UWaterloo team wins Hult Prize Regional Finals with social venture to aid refugee integration

Hult Prize team at the Regional Finals
Team EPOCH, supported by the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre, is one of five teams from across the globe to advance to the $1M finals.

Team EPOCH: Lisa Tran, Keith Choy, Jade Choy, and BETS student Ryan Schmied.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Governor General of Canada, David Johnston, visits Conrad Centre

Group photo of Governor General with MBET students

On May 17th, the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre welcomed His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, to speak with students in the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MBET) program. 

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