Conrad Student Competitions Round-Up

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Better Bail for America at Hult Prize

Entrepreneurship and business competitions have and will continue to be, valuable learning experiences for student entrepreneurs. The Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business would like to acknowledge and congratulate our BET (undergraduate courses); MBET (graduate); alumni; and Enterprise Co-op students on their accomplishments at the various competitions they have competed in since September 2018.

EPIC Business Model Canvas

  • Date: November 13, 2018
  • Location: Windsor
  • Competitors: Intelliculture (E Co-op), Maximus Performance (E Co-op), Rifflet Travel (BET), / Beacon Health (BET), Glind (BET), Quartet (BET), WeOwn (BET).

Elevator Pitch

  • Date: December 3, 2018
  • Location: Saint Louis
  • Competitors: Prefection Labs, Methane Chain, and Platypus (MBET)
  • Awards: 1st and 3rd

Great Canadian Sales Competition

  • Date: January 2 to February 25, 2019
  • Competitor: Jayne Elford (BET)
  • Award: Top 24 out of 4,206 contestants and will be competing in Toronto on April 4 for the Final Round. 

Apex Business Plan Competition

  • Date: January 26, 2019
  • Location: New Brunswick
  • Competitors: Prefection Labs and Confiro Seating (MBET)
  • Awards: Waterloo won entrepreneurial powerhouse, best business plan, 2nd place overall

Hult Prize

  • Date: November 29, 2018
  • Location: University of Waterloo
  • Winner: PulseHome (BET) will be competing at regionals in Melbourne on April 13.
  • Date: March 2, 2019
  • Location: Mexico City
  • Competitors: Better Bail for America (BET)
  • Award: Regional Summit Winners
  • Date: March 8, 2019
  • Location: Toronto
  • Competitors: Emergency Response Africa (MBET)
  • Date: March 16, 2019
  • Location: Boston
  • Competitors: Wormo (MBET)
  • Date: April 27, 2019
  • Location: Bogota
  • Competitor: Grid It (MBET)

Stu Clark Investment Competition 

  • Date: March 9, 2019
  • Location: Winnipeg
  • Competitors: Prefection Labs and Methane Chain (MBET)
  • Awards: 2nd overall, best Canadian team, 2nd in pitch competition

Venture Capitalist Investment Competition

  • Date: March 9, 2019
  • Location: Halifax
  • Competitors: Stephen Trim (MBET) and School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) graduate students
  • Award: 2nd place overall

QVI Problem Pitch competition

  • Date: March 14, 2019
  • Competitors: Icarus (E Co-op)
  • Award: Open Problems Category pitch winner

Laurier Venture Challenge 2019 pitch competition

  • Date: March 16, 2019
  • Competitors: PulseHome (BET)

$5K Velocity Fund Final Pitch Competition

  • Date: March 26, 2019
  • Winner: PulseHome (BET)

$25K Velocity Fund Final Pitch Competition

  • Date: March 27, 2019
  • Competitors: Stride (BET), Stabilo Medical (BET alumni), Zetotec (BET)

If you are a current, or former Conrad School student, and did not include you in the list below, please share your accomplishments with us so we can update this article and celebrate your success.