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Dec 12, 2018

The fruits (and veggies) of labour: Divyansh Ojha, HBA ’20

Divyansh Ojha is the founder of FoodFund, an imperfect produce delivery service that sources, packs, and delivers farm fresh produce to customers’ doors every week.
Dec 1, 2018

David Wright, HBA ’83: Champion of Ivey Entrepreneurship

On September 13, 2018, we lost a dear friend in Dave Wright, HBA ’83. An integral part of Ivey Entrepreneurship, Wright served in multiple roles, including chairing the Advisory Council. At Western’s 2018 Homecoming celebration, he was recognized posthumously with the Distinguished Service Award.
Nov 30, 2018

2019 Business Plan Competition Schedule

There are plenty of opportunities for graduate and undergraduate student teams looking to validate and fund their business ideas. Here's a selection business plan competition in Canada and the United States.
Nov 28, 2018

Institute Buzz: Great strides and great losses

This fall season has been typified by great strides and great losses for our team at Ivey Entrepreneurship Community.
Nov 28, 2018

Ian Haase, MBA ’10 - Getting back on the saddle with Motif

For eight years, Ian Haase, MBA ’10, had the best of both worlds. He had the excitement of engaging with young entrepreneurs on a daily basis, with the added bonus of having a secure job. So what inspired Haase to get back in the saddle with a cannabis company named Motif?
Nov 20, 2018

Igniting the passion for entrepreneurship at Western

Each year, thousands of students and entrepreneurs in 170 countries gather to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week. In 2018, with the growth of entrepreneurship initiatives across Western University, it was the perfect opportunity for us to join this celebration.
Nov 13, 2018

Ivey researchers provide a glimpse into a disruptive future

For the past year, Ivey professors Tima Bansal, Eric Morse, and Gerard Seijts have conducted intensive interviews with global leaders to gauge the impact of disruption on the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. They shared their findings at the Future of Business Education Evening.
Oct 25, 2018

How to survive business success

How do you know when you’ve “made it”? Entrepreneur and author Kelsey Ramsden, MBA ’04, isn’t sure you ever really do.
Sep 5, 2018

Golden lions and thrones? Ivey’s Ryan Ward-Williams adds DJ Khaled to Ultrabrand’s celebrity roster

Ryan Ward-Williams, HBA '15, worked with popular American record producer DJ Khaled to bring his unique furniture line to life, We The Best Home.
Aug 2, 2018

Institute Buzz: Growing across campus

While much of university winds down during the late spring and summer, we’ve had a fascinating dance card at Ivey Entrepreneurship celebrating major milestones and discovering new mountains to climb.