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Friday, March 26, 2021

Faculty of mathematics students compete in the 2021 Concept $5K Finals

Logo of concept by velocity

Two Faculty of Mathematics students were among the finalists in the Concept $5K competition. Greg Maxin from Arbitrium and Nathan Knight from Prospr, competed alongside their teams with the hopes of securing a $5,000 grant for their startups.

Monday, March 22, 2021

2020 Co-op Student of the Year Award

Ryan Goldford portrait with pink background

Actuarial Science and Statistics student Ryan Goldford has been honoured by Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) as the 2020 Math Co-op Student of the Year for his exceptional performance during his Winter 2020 co-op work-term as an Actuarial Analyst Co-op at Sun Life.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Waterloo startup aims to revolutionize food delivery industry

Yuqian Li delivering her pitch

They won’t graduate until next spring, but their startup has already taken flight.

The five founders of Gooloo recently earned a spot in the University of Waterloo’s Concept $5K Finals, where they explained their business model to a panel of judges alongside nine other student teams.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Flowy wins Concept $5K pitch competition

Flowy co-founder David Zhao presents at the Concept $5K final

At this year’s Concept $5K competition, three University of Waterloo roommates returned home with a coveted $5,000 prize to invest in their growing startup.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Students show off entrepreneurial skills at Enterprise Co-op presentations

Patrick Hannigan

Patrick Hannigan (4A Computer Science (CS)), William Zhou (3B CS), Edward Yang (4A CS) and Daniel Yaroslavski (4B CS), were given the opportunity to showcase their learnings in front of peers and faculty along with a brief pitch of their ventures today at an Enterprise Co-op (E-Co-op) presentation session.

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