Thursday, July 17, 2014

Coming fall 2014: Entrepreneurship Option in Engineering

Emily Peat

Entrepreneurship is so ingrained in the culture of the University of Waterloo that students can build new ventures while they earn a world class degree.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Meet the Conrad Centre alumni

Melissa Upjohn

The Conrad Centre is pleased to announce that profiles of alumni and students of the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) and Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) programs will be published on the Centre's website throughout the month of July.

Alumni of the Conrad Centre continue to make an impact in Waterloo, Canada, and on the world stage. This is only the most recent of several initiatives to showcase the Centre's alumni and students. For Global Entrepreneurship Week in November 2013, five alumni were profiled in blog posts. In May 2014, an Archives webpage, an up-to-date list of external media coverage, was published. Now, the stories of Conrad alumni and students will be highlighted in individual profiles.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Cross-campus 100-level entrepreneurship course

Larry Smith

Mechatronics Engineering graduate, Calvin Chu, founded his company Palette while completing his undergraduate degree and taking entrepreneurship courses.

Update: Please note that this news item has been revised since its original publication.

Entrepreneurship is part of the University of Waterloo's DNA. In fact, entrepreneurship is so closely associated with a degree from the University of Waterloo that 44% of incoming Waterloo students in 2013 self-identify as being entrepreneurial, and 78% of incoming students agree that the University of Waterloo is a good place for future entrepreneurs. 

Leaders in entrepreneurship at Waterloo have come together to develop an online, 100-level course to satisfy the growing demand for entrepreneurship education.

BET 100: Essentials of Entrepreneurial Behaviour is available as an online elective. Students will be able to add the course to their schedule of classes in Quest when the course drop/add period begins.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Conrad students and alumni in the press

BetaKit - Velocity Graduate PiinPoint is Latest Y Combinator Startup - Jim Robeson & Adam Saunders at Y Combinator

Introducing the Conrad Centre Archives

Alumni and students of the Conrad Centre are regularly featured in the news media for their accomplishments be they competition results, new product launches, funding announcements, or speaking engagements, to name a few.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Startup Canada Awards highlight Waterloo as an entrepreneurial hub

Startup Canada Awards

The Region of Waterloo was well-represented among the Ontario winners and runner-ups of the Startup Canada Awards. Of the 14 categories, there were six winners and runners-up associated with the Waterloo entrepreneurial ecosystem, including the Conrad Centre's founder Howard Armitage and alumnus William Zhou.

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