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.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Conrad School 2018 Review

Conrad logo

2018 was a monumental year for the Conrad School, our students and alumni.

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.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

New name, new space, same entrepreneurial spirit at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business

Engineering 7 building

Change is afoot at Conrad.  In early June, the University of Waterloo’s Board of Governors officially changed the Conrad Centre into the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. This change reflects what Conrad has become and where it is going.  We are eager to keep our community aware of what is changing, what is staying the same, and what to expect from the new Conrad School.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Supporting Students at Spring 2018 Velocity Fund Finals

Velcoty Fund Spring 2018 Finals

Today, 20 student venture teams will compete to win their share of $130,000 in prizes at the Spring 2018 Velocity Fund Finals. Did you know that 80% of teams competing have completed programs or taken courses at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business? Keep reading to learn more about these students.

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