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Jan 17, 2020

Looking for 'more' with Alan Gertner of Tokyo Smoke

On the first episode of our new series titled ‘Hustle & Grit,’ we speak to Alan Gertner, MBA’06, about motivation, and what made a former Google executive, leave one of the most prominent companies in the world to create numerous start-ups in the Cannabis space.
Jan 7, 2020

Building a product for yourself with Sarah Sklash of The June Motel

From side hustles, to full-time entrepreneur, Sarah Sklash, HBA ’07, chose to transform the ‘diviest motel you’ve ever seen,’ into one of Ontario's most Instagrammable experiences.
Jan 3, 2020

Larry Rosen, MBA '82, to receive Order of Canada

Larry Rosen, MBA '82, is among 120 new appointments to the Order of Canada.
Dec 17, 2019

Building Bridgit with Co-founders Mallorie Brodie and Lauren Lake

Mallorie Brodie, HBA ’13, and Lauren Lake, B.E.Sc '13, share their journey of building a startup from university, to raising millions, to pivoting away from their original concept.
Dec 13, 2019

Graduate Business Plan Competitions 2020

Business Plan Competitions open to graduate students.
Dec 9, 2019

Liao, HBA ’14, to study in China as Schwarzman Scholar

Cynthia Liao, HBA ’14, will study in China as Schwarzman Scholar
Dec 3, 2019

Introducing a new strand of entrepreneurship focused on human flourishing

Ivey Associate Professor Oana Branzei believes the ground is ripe for a new type of entrepreneurship, focused on human flourishing and well-being, to find solutions to many of the world’s greatest problems.
Dec 3, 2019

Embracing Evolution with HighStreet Ventures Inc. Founder Scott Butler

Scott Butler, QS '16, founder and CEO of HighStreet Ventures Inc., retraces his entrepreneurial journey, from leaving WestJet, and becoming a real estate developer in one of Canada's hottest markets.
Nov 27, 2019

Ivey entrepreneur scores deal on Dragons’ Den

Elliot Kimelman, an HBA ’20 candidate, received an offer for his business, C-Spray, during his pitch on Dragons' Den.
Nov 21, 2019

A conversation with high-growth entrepreneurs

For Global Entrepreneurship Week, three entrepreneurs from some of Canada’s fast-growing companies shared lessons on resourcing for high growth, shaping culture, and learning from past mistakes.