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CIBC donation goes towards Integrated Case Exercise week and women in finance

CIBC recently announced that they are committing to donating $200,000 to the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics over a four-year period to enhance the business school and help create scholarships for women in finance. The funding is split up into multiple different sectors of the school, with $25,000 a year being donated to the Integrated Case Exercise (ICE) week […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Laurier professors produce early Alzheimer’s detector

Two professors from the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics have teamed up with BrainFX, Thought Wire and Saint Elizabeth Health Care to produce a new early detection tool for Alzheimer’s. The detection tool will be using a BrainFX screener combined with an artificial intelligence (AI) database provided by Thought Wire. Together the technology will create a brain health assessment […]

by Erin Abe· · News ·
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Editorial: Building Canada’s Best Business School

When I first came to Laurier in 2015, I saw a big sign in the Schlegel Centre that said “Building Canada’s best Business school.”  Even though Laurier has climbed significantly in Business school rankings over the past few years, I personally believe there are some improvements that need to be made if we want to achieve that goal.   Laurier was […]

by Pranav Desai· · Opinion ·
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President of PepsiCo presents at Laurier

On Sept. 26, Jason McDonell, president of PepsiCo Foods Canada, presented a talk to Wilfrid Laurier University students in the Lazaridis Hall atrium. McDonell, who graduated from Laurier with a BBA in 1996, told attendees various stories about his time as a student at the university and then about working for PepsiCo, in addition to offering several pieces of advice […]

by Jake Watts· · Campus, News ·
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Lazaridis Scale Up Program Looking for Next Lazaridis 10

The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics recently announced that they are accepting applications for the Lazaridis Scale-Up Program. Since the fall of 2016, the Lazaridis Scale-Up Program has been working closely with 10 Canadian technology companies who are looking to scale up and become dominant in their respective industries. The purpose of the Scale-Up Program is to give support […]

by Erin Abe· · Campus, Local, News ·
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National Data Platform works to analyze growth of expanding companies

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis School of Business and Economics is working with HockeyStick to create a data platform to track the growth metrics of Canadian companies. The National Data Platform has secured $2.5 million dollars in federal funding to help benefit Canadian businesses. The data platform will assist with companies’ day-to-day operations. It will also assist with the Canadian government’s […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, National, News ·
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WLU’s Lazaridis institute chooses participants for Canadian Scale-Up program

Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis Institute recently unveiled the ten technology ventures chosen to participate in its launch of the Canadian Scale-Up Program. The program began over the summer with a cross-Canada roadshow, where presentations were given in major cities to the respective regions’ most promising technology companies. When applications closed on Sept. 16, the program had approximately 70 completed applications, […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Campus, News ·
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The Lazaridis Institute seeks out the ten best ventures in the country

The Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises is currently on a cross-Canada quest to seek out the ten best ventures in the country to join the first cohort of the Lazaridis Institute Scale Up Program. The institute was created to work within the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University, with an aim of supporting […]

by Maddy Cutts· · News ·