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Friday, July 20, 2018

First Annual SAF Strategy Case Competition

First Place:  Anna Jia, Enerstine Chen, Robbie Jones, Shivam Dudley

The inaugural SAF Strategy Case Competition was held on Saturday, June 2nd. Opened to all School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) students in second year or above, the annual event is meant to provide an experiential opportunity for students to gain exposure to and learn about the expectations for careers in the field of consulting. A total of 38 teams registered for the competition of which 16 were chosen to compete.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

SAF Students Claim First Place in Business Analytics Competition

L-R: Kieng IV (faculty advisor), Cindy Hum (AFM, 4A), Jennifer Lo (CFM, 4B), Jasper Lam (AFM, 4A), Manhattan College, Business A

L-R: Kieng IV (faculty advisor), Cindy Hum (4A, AFM), Jennifer Lo (4B, CFM), Jasper Lam (4A, AFM), Manhattan College, Business Analytics Competition & Conference judge.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Celebrating the School's successes

Beyond the classroom

This past term, the School celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Student Investment Fund (SIF), as well as the launch and inaugural investment of the Student Venture Fund (SVF). Both of these funds highlight the School’s dedication to experiential education, and provide students with hands on experience in portfolio management.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

SAF Team Wins Venture Capital & Entrepreneurship Case Competition at Western

Shivam Dubey, David Zhao, Jun Park, Fineas Tatar holding cheque

L-R: Shivam Dubey, David Zhao, Jun Park, Fineas Tatar

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Waterloo’s Student Venture Fund Take Home First Place at the Pacific Venture Capital Competition

David Zhao, Jun Park, Fineas Tatar, Ismail Mohammad, Vishal Vinodkumar, Samir Javier

L-R: David Zhao, Jun Park, Fineas Tatar, Ismail Mian, Vishal Vinodkumar, Samir Javier

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Blockchain Implications for Audit and Assurance

Reprinted from CPA Canada

New white paper identifies potential Blockchain implications for audit and assurance

Monday, March 5, 2018

SAF team advances to Americas Regional of CFA Equity Research Challenge

2018 SAF winning team of CFA Equity Research Challenge, Local Division

L to R: Steve Balaban, Faculty Advisor, Hammad Shams, Katherine Chan, Team Captain, Uday Sandhu, Justin Lee, Kevin Li

Thursday, March 1, 2018

CEOx1Day: Two SAF students reflect on their experience shadowing top executives

Shot of people at table with a SAF mug

Annu Puri and Ria Bharadwaj were two of 18 students across Canada who were selected for the unique opportunity to gain an in-depth look at what it takes to lead a major organization.

The CEOx1Day program is designed to uncover and develop Canada’s future leaders, matching students with top CEOs from a diverse set of industries for a memorable day of mentorship and learning.

Read more about their experiences below! 

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.

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