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Socially minded youth get innovation funding from St. Paul’s GreenHouse

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Student innovators from the University of Waterloo will receive $5,000 in funding from the St. Paul’s GreenHouse Social Innovation Fund today. St. Paul’s GreenHouse is the first and only live-in campus-linked accelerator in Canada focused on social innovation and entrepreneurship.

Media are attended to attend the showcase of youth-led social entrepreneurship.

“Our startups are tackling a wide range of pressing problems in our society,” says Tania Del Matto, Director of GreenHouse.  “The common thread is that each one of our innovators wants to do good, serve others, and make an impact.”

Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Time: 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Alumni Hall, St. Paul's University College, 190 Westmount Rd N, Waterloo

The award recipients are:

Civil NewsKwame Ansong (Arts and Business)

Aggregating news to compare and contrast reports on issues from international and local perspectives.

Food Not WasteElle Crevits (Arts and Business)

Allowing businesses to redistribute surplus food to emergency food programs to feed the hungry.

Gravity Chamber – Alec Vyshnevski (Science)

Connecting people with communities of shared interest to inspire a culture of physical activity.

You are the City – Sylvia Green (Civil Engineering)

Supporting the development of improved cycling infrastructure.

IDEASPACEPrianka Siva (Environment and Business)

Bringing collaboration to entrepreneurship by allowing entrepreneurs to share and collectively develop their ideas.

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