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.
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.
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?
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.
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.