Waze Founder Inspires Young Entrepreneurs at Schulich
Schulich’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship hosted an event in partnership with Waze co-founder and CEO Uri Levine this past week. Celebrating the launch of his new book, “Fall in Love with the Problem, Not the Solution”, Levine delivered a keynote presentation on the origin of and learnings from his journey with Waze, which was acquired by Google in 2013 for $1.1 billion. Over 250 members of the Schulich entrepreneurship community attended.
“We were incredibly fortunate to have entrepreneurial legend Uri Levine join us at Schulich to share his thoughts and insights as well as his own incredible entrepreneurial journey,” said Schulich Dean Detlev Zwick. “Our students and alumni found the keynote address to be extremely valuable in helping to navigate their own entrepreneurship journeys.”
Levine’s visit to Schulich was part of the “Fall in Love with the Problem, Not the Solution” book tour, which seeks to empower entrepreneurs across the world. The event was supported by The Schulich Foundation and Schulich’s Office of Advancement and Alumni Engagement.
“We extend our heartfelt thanks to Uri for visiting the Schulich Startups community,” said Chris Carder, Executive Director of Schulich’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. “We wish Uri safe travels as he continues to spread his message and words of support with young entrepreneurs and innovators worldwide.”