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Laurier to recieve $1.3 million to support women’s entrepreneurship

Laurier to recieve $1.3 million to support women’s entrepreneurship

Wilfrid Laurier University is set to receive $1.3 million of funding through FedDev Ontario as a part of Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy. The Women Entrepreneurship Strategy is a $2 billion investment made by the Government of Canada with the purpose of advancing womens’ economic empowerment in hopes of doubling the number of female entrepreneurs by the year 2025. The funding […]

by Sophia Cole· · Campus, Local, News ·
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Dividere Stainless, Laurier start-up, promotes innovative and discrete dual chambered flask

One of many interesting opportunities available to Laurier students is the entrepreneurship option, which offers utilities run by the Schlegel Centre like the Launchpad program — a service through the Communitech Hub, The Accelerator Centre and the Community Innovation Hub that allows Laurier students and alumni to use a workspace at no cost, to help accelerate their start-up businesses. Two […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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City of Waterloo runs pilot project to turn dog poop into electricity

A new pilot project being introduced by the City of Waterloo aims to turn dog waste into energy, heating and fertilizer. This would be accomplished through a process known as anaerobic digestion, which happens when organic waste breaks down in an environment without oxygen. “Here was an opportunity to do something that’s environmentally friendly, show that we’re a dog-friendly city […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Local, News ·