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Feb 7, 2020

How does 150-years in business prepare you for modern day disruption?

In this episode, Eric Morse speaks to QuantumShift alums Andrew Oland, CEO of Moosehead Breweries, and Jon Stanfield, CEO of Stanfield’s Ltd, on how the long history of their business impact how they view, and handle the current disruptive landscape.
Feb 4, 2020

How to be innovative and make yourself indispensable with Brent Choi of DDB Canada

Brent Choi learnt the importance of being indispensable the hard way. Fired from his first four jobs, Brent began his recovery by relying on his work ethnic, and passion to find solutions.
Jan 28, 2020

2020 Ivey Business Plan Competitions

Teams from Western University, and Wilfrid Laurier University, took home top prizes from the 2020 Ivey Business Plan Competition on January 25, 2020.
Jan 27, 2020

Three ways Canadian entrepreneurs can succeed internationally

At the Ivey Business Plan Competition, Albert Behr, CEO of BehrTech, shared advice for taking companies global.
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, LLB/MBA ’82, to receive Order of Canada

Larry Rosen, LLB/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 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.