Margaret Dalziel, a professor with the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre, has been appointed by the Ministry of Finance to chair a prestigious expert panel examining business support programs in Ontario. The panel will review and evaluate the initiatives and provide recommendations that the province will use to ensure the growth of Ontario companies is supported effectively to better attract strategic new investments.
Members of Waterloo Engineering's Software Technologies Applied Research (STAR) laboratory were honoured with one of the Best Technology Showcase Awards at CASCON 2013, the International Conference hosted by the Centre for Advanced Studies Research, IBM Canada Software Laboratory. The conference was held November 18-20 in Toronto.
It’s obviously something about your great engineering school, combined with the resources and encouragement to start building and creating stuff while you’re still in school, that positions Waterloo founders so well to be starting companies," says Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of reddit, author and startup investor.