A summer running her own window cleaning service convinced University of Windsor business student Alyssa Atkins to ditch plans to study law. It has also earned her recognition as one of the top undergraduate entrepreneurs in Canada.
“I knew right then I wanted to run my own business because I got up every morning so excited about going to work,” said Atkins, , who is due to graduate from the Odette School of Business in the spring.
Published in USask On Campus News January 11, 2013 by Colleen MacPherson
Jackie Cook and Jeff Wandzura know a good opportunity when they see one so when the two U of S students had the chance to put their entrepreneurial spirits to the test, they took it. Last year, Cook, who is in her final year of commerce, and Wandzura, a four-year pharmacy student, became Saskatchewan’s first representatives in The Next 36...
Chris Bowal and Nigel Gutzmann take all their third-year engineering classes together and now they’re going to share in another experience—an intense eight-month mentoring program to help them become entrepreneurs.
Toronto, ON (January 11th, 2013) – Kira Talent(@kiratalent) is pleased to announce it has partnered with the Richard Ivey School of Business (Ivey) HBA program to allow the school to better evaluate candidates during the application process. In January, Ivey will be the first undergraduate school in Canada to introduce video interview questions through Kira Talent’s online tool for all university students applying to the HBA program. This represents a huge leap forward in getting to know applicants during the screening process.
*Stephen Lake, Co-Founder of Thalmic Labs is Alumni of The Next 36 2011 Cohort
Waterloo's Thalmic Labs was founded 8 months ago by three uWaterloo mechatronics grads (Aaron Grant, Matthew Bailey, and Stephen Lake) and is now 9 employees strong. Including this new Y Combinator investment they have raised a seed round totalling $1.1 million which includes angel investments from ATI Technologies co-founder Lee Lau, Dayforce co-founder David Ossip, and Rypple co-founder Dan Debow.