Friday, October 16, 2020

Hult Prize at Waterloo 2021: Food for Good

Hult Prize 2021 Food For Good

The Hult Prize @ Waterloo competition energizes and activates socially-conscious entrepreneurs at Waterloo and beyond, and this year will no doubt be one of the most exciting yet! Food is a universal need and source of comfort. The theme for this year’s Hult Prize challenge, dubbed “The Nobel Prize for Students”, is Food for Good. The mission? To create jobs, stimulate economies, reimagining supply chains, and improving outcomes of 10 million people by 2030.

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.

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.

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.

  1. 2020 (11)
    1. October (3)
    2. August (1)
    3. July (2)
    4. April (1)
    5. March (2)
    6. January (2)
  2. 2019 (14)
    1. November (3)
    2. October (3)
    3. September (1)
    4. July (1)
    5. May (1)
    6. April (1)
    7. March (1)
    8. February (1)
    9. January (2)
  3. 2018 (12)
    1. November (1)
    2. October (2)
    3. September (2)
    4. August (1)
    5. July (2)
    6. June (1)
    7. April (1)
    8. February (1)
    9. January (1)
  4. 2017 (28)
  5. 2016 (29)
  6. 2015 (23)
  7. 2014 (53)
  8. 2013 (55)
  9. 2012 (10)
  10. 2011 (6)
  11. 2010 (1)