Post Tagged with: "entrepeneurship"

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Entrepreneurs Exchange offers to help students take a closer look at startups

Startup Laurier, Wilfrid Laurier University’s entrepreneurship club on the Waterloo campus, held its eighth annual Entrepreneur Exchange last week on Friday, Feb. 1 at the Vidyard in Kitchener. The event, an evening of networking, workshops and speakers, provided all Laurier students, as well as students from the University of Waterloo, with the opportunity to get acquainted with the career option […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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Changemaker Awareness Month brings social entrepreneurship talks to the Schlegel Centre

As an AshokaU Changemaker Campus, Wilfrid Laurier University took part in the annual kick-off of “Changemaker Awareness Month,” where students are asked, inspired and challenged to engage their community and get involved in doing small or large acts to improve on problems they feel passionate about. Ashoka, founded in 1980 by Bill Drayton, has become one of the leading organizations […]

by Aaron Hagey· · News ·
Schlegel Centre renamed

Schlegel Centre renamed

After becoming the second university in Canada to receive the Ashoka U Changemaker Campus designation in March, Wilfrid Laurier University continues to encourage the development of social entrepreneurship and innovation on campus. The recent name change of the Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship to the Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation reflects this development. Joanne Benham Rennick, director of social […]

by Emilia Curcic· · Campus, News ·
Uber-like phone app made by BBA student focuses on efficiency in snow plowing and lawn mowing

Uber-like phone app made by BBA student focuses on efficiency in snow plowing and lawn mowing

Photo by Jessica Dik Jason McCann, a fourth-year Wilfrid Laurier University business student, just launched an app that will handle long and tiresome snow removal this winter for residents and small businesses in Guelph, Waterloo and the surrounding areas. The app, MowGoSnowGo, also does lawn maintenance and operates similarly to Uber by connecting the contractor to the customer. The customer […]

by Erika Ymana· · Local, News ·