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Nov 19, 2019

The Importance of Culture in the Workplace, with WestJet co-founder Don Bell

Don Bell discusses the founding of WestJet, and the important role workplace culture played in growing the organization.
Nov 5, 2019

Taking Hold of Opportunities with Matt Phillips of Phillips Brewing

"It all began with a 27 year old brewer, a windowless apartment, and a mountain of credit card debt." Today, Philips Brewery is thriving as BC’s Biggest Little Brewery.
Oct 31, 2019

Jason Swit, HBA ’ 11 - Cleaning up big data with explanatory AI

Jason Swit, HBA '11, and his venture, nuAI, is looking to automate the data preparation process with the help of sophisticated artificial intelligence, thus bridging a billion-dollar gap between big data and solutions.
Oct 31, 2019

Institute Buzz: Increasing Engagement

Each fall holds immense promise at Ivey and Western as students begin their academic journey, and our hope is that their horizons, and limitations are challenged every day. In the last few months, we have seen those results in very tangible ways.
Oct 29, 2019

Ivey entrepreneur to appear on Dragons’ Den

Elliot Kimelman, HBA ’20 candidate, will appear on CBC's Dragons’ Den on November 14, pitching his product, C-Spray.
Oct 24, 2019

Amy Ni, MBA ’19 - Connecting Western Talent with Global Markets

For Amy Ni, MBA '19, the one-year-long MBA program was an opportunity to test the viability of her own startup idea; a software platform that uses AI to solve three major problems in how to attract, recruit and retain top talent.
Oct 22, 2019

Digital Marketing with 44 North Digital Marketing Founder Corey Shelson

This week’s Ivey Entrepreneur podcast features Corey Shelson, MBA '13, founder of 44 North Digital Marketing.
Oct 8, 2019

How to Grow your Start-up with GrowthTO Founder Emily Lonetto

This week’s Ivey Entrepreneur podcast features Emily Lonetto, HBA’16, founder of GrowthTO, the largest community of growth and product practitioners in Canada.
Sep 10, 2019

Ivey receives funding for social sciences and humanities research

Read about six new Ivey research projects that received grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Aug 20, 2019

Ultrabrand becoming a go-to for beauty brands

Digital branding company Ultrabrand, founded Ryan Ward-Williams, HBA '15, is becoming a go-to for major beauty brands.