A startup backed by the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre at Waterloo Engineering competed recently in the finals of the world’s largest student competition for social enterprises.
Jade Choy, Keith Choy, Lisa Tran and Kaivalya Gandhi, a fourth-year software engineering student, represented the University of Waterloo at the $1-million Hult Prize Challenge at the United Nations in New York. Their startup, EPOCH, was one of six teams still in the running from an initial field of almost 50,000 competitors.
“This has been an intense year full of growth and opportunity and we are eager to keep going,” said Jade Choy.
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