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Feb 21, 2018

Athletes to entrepreneurs: Amar Gupta and Josh Barr, MBA ’17

Amar Gupta and Josh Barr, MBA ’17, wanted a caffeinated protein drink that tasted good, but was still healthy and affordable. So they decided to make it themselves. Enter brüst: an all natural and low-calorie drink with 20 grams of protein infused in a cold brew coffee.
Feb 10, 2018

2018 Ivey Business Plan Competitions

Ivey teams scored wins in both the IBK Capital - Ivey Business Plan Competition and the Spin Master - Ivey HBA Business Plan Competition.
Jan 31, 2018

MBA team startup on the right track after Ivey business plan competition

Team Plentiful may not have won the recent IBK Capital-Ivey Business Plan Competition, but they did walk away with valuable learnings and the confidence to carry on. The plan, called Plentiful, was pitched by teammates and MBA ’18 candidates, Ashley Amir and Gavin Nicholl.
Jan 26, 2018

Cashing in on the cannabis boom

Pranav Sood, HBA ’11, discusses with Cheap Home Grow, his company, Trellis, a cannabis inventory management firm, and the rise of the cannabis industry overall.
Jan 21, 2018

2018 Spin Master - Ivey HBA Business Plan Competition

Two undergraduate teams from the Ivey Business School took joint first place at the 2nd Spin Master - Ivey HBA Business Plan Competition.
Jan 20, 2018

2018 IBK Capital - Ivey Business Plan Competition

Team Hello Prosper from the Ivey Business School, won the 20th edition of the IBK Capital – Ivey Business Plan Competition on January 19-20, 2018, securing $15,000.
Jan 19, 2018

Wealthsimple CEO’s message to Canadian entrepreneurs: THINK BIGGER!

Mike Katchen, HBA ’09, Co-founder and CEO of Wealthsimple, visited Ivey on January 15 to share his learnings and advice with students on how to find success in business here in Canada.
Jan 4, 2018

Entrepreneurship Student Opportunities - Spring 2018

With the Spring semester in full swing, there’s plenty of Entrepreneurship events and opportunities for students at Ivey, Western and beyond.
Dec 14, 2017

Peak beer? Is the craft beer bubble about to burst?

Consumption trends say Canadians are drinking less beer now than in previous years. However, there has been an explosion of smaller-scale craft breweries across the country.
Nov 23, 2017

Ivey faculty and alumni received the Order of Canada

Retired Ivey professor Paul Boothe; Bonnie Brooks, EMBA ’08; and Pierre Morrissette, MBA ’72, LLD ’10, were the Ivey recipients of the Order of Canada on Nov. 17.