News archive - February 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

SAF Teams take 1st place at Battle on Bay

1st place team, Battle on Bay
by Vivian Diec, Web and Media Coordinator

Two teams represented the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) at this year’s Battle on Bay competition held at Ryerson University of which one of the teams took home first place! This year marks the third consecutive year to which a University of Waterloo team has won the Battle on Bay Competition!

Friday, February 2, 2018

Waterloo Student Venture Fund makes inaugural investment in Nicoya Lifesciences Inc.

by Patty Mah

During the 2017 Fall term, the inaugural Waterloo Student Venture Fund (SVF) team reviewed 30 company pitches, conducted due diligence on three of these companies and presented two investment recommendations to the SVF’s Investment Committee. The recommendations resulted in the SVF’s first investment of $25,000 in Nicoya Lifesciences Inc. in its financing round in January 2018.