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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.
Oct 31, 2017

Institute Buzz: Building on a strong foundation

In 2017, we are looking to build upon the strong foundation we established last year, which included the expansion of our programs at Ivey and Western University.
Oct 12, 2017

How Ivey startup Lending Loop went from classroom to real world

Lending Loop, founded by two HBA alumni, is just one of the examples of how academic research in business schools can be applied in the real world, creating successful new companies.
Oct 2, 2017

A Boon for Boomers

With a team of entrepreneurs that launched Boomerswork.com, Aris Economopoulos, HBA ’11, is hoping to provide innovative solutions to leverage Canada’s aging population.