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Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Power the Next Generation of Schulich Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Supercharging Student and Alumni startups and careers
Forging powerful global and regional partnerships
Attracting World-Class Speakers and Mentors to Schulich
Creating Breakthrough Work-Integrated Learning Placements
Unlocking New Classroom Experiences

The Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship leads the development of accelerator/incubator services for the Schulich School of Business and its various programs, builds new partnerships throughout the wider innovation ecosystem and designs Innovation-centric Work Integrated Learning Programs.

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November 18th, 2021

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Featured Speaker: Andy Hoang

Andy Hoang (MBA '13) - Aviron

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Enjoy the latest highlights from our community

Bold problem-solvers inspired to improve the world.

Swyft raises $17.5 million to bring same-day delivery to all the retailers that aren’t Amazon

Aadil Kazmi BBA '13

ALT TEX closes $1.5 million pre-seed round to commercialize sustainable polyester alternative.

Myra Arshad BBA '19

SKYGAUGE closes $3.3 million Seed Round to launch a workforce in the sky.

Nikita Illushkin BBA '15

Inspiring Schulich Success Stories

Daniyal Dehleh and Arshal Madan - BeTimeful
Schulich Startups ‘BeTimeful’ Launches on Product Hunt to Solve Productivity
How many times have you gone to social media for something specific only to end up down a 30-minute rabbit hole? After being distracted by YouTube’s recommendation videos every time they watched a tutorial for their studies, Daniyal Dehleh (BBA’21) and Arshal Madan (iBBA’21) co-founded BeTimeful to remove distracting features automatically once a person is […]
Master of Management Students Win Award by Tackling Plastic Waste
Five Master of Management students were recently awarded $1,000 for The Bob Elhart Award in the Entrepreneurship and New Firm Creation course. Team SAVON Skin consists of Feeha (Fia) Azeem (MMgt ’21), Anthony Azzarello (MMgt ’21), Stefania Priore (MMgt ’21), Tate Garlough (MMgt ‘21) and Toby Wercberger (MMgt ’21). The team was inspired to create […]
Cherry Rose Tan
#REALTALK Founder Appointed as New Schulich Entrepreneur in Residence
Schulich Instructor Cherry Rose Tan was recently appointed as the new Entrepreneur in Residence with Schulich’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She will now be expanding her role at Schulich by providing guidance to students and alumni entrepreneurs and innovators through the Schulich Startups Advisory Program. “I look forward to supporting and championing our Schulich […]
Jason Basu, David Sherrard, Sweekruth Somaraju, and Benjamin Valliquette
Kellogg-Schulich EMBA Students Pitch and Win with Venture Design Ideas
Kellogg-Schulich EMBA students recently participated in a pitch competition as part of their New Venture Design (NVD) Course. Each year students have the opportunity to participate and win monetary awards for their new business design ideas. “Congratulations to team Dollar Build, a brilliant FinTech solution for the design and construction industry for securing first place,” […]
Andy Hoang (MBA '13) - Aviron
MBA Alum Turns Boring Workouts into Competitive Games
If you’ve ever been on a stationary rowing machine you probably noticed how boring it was, despite the great benefits it provided. Andy Hoang (MBA ’13), Founder and CEO of Aviron Interactive, saw an opportunity to end the tedium by combining High-Intensity Interval Training-styled (HIIT) workouts with gamified content and a competitive spin. Aviron provides […]
Sessional Instructor Stuart Browne (MBA ’09)
Schulich Instructor, Stuart Browne Lands $3.1 Million Investment
Stuart Browne (MBA ’09), Co-Founder and CFO of ChargerQuest, recently raised $3.1M in financing to launch the expansion of its comprehensive public electric vehicle (EV) charging station network. ChargerQuest owns and operates Canada’s most innovative smart electric vehicle charging stations. Despite the pandemic, the company successfully completed its pilot phase in 2020 and plans to […]
Alumni’s Virtual Museum Platform Featured by NY Times and CBS News
During the pandemic, Treasured co-founders, Schulich alumni Vito Giovannetti (BBA’14) and Nikita Varabei responded to heritage organizations across North America impacted by closures. Motivated by the digital transformation to bring collections online, their platform helps create immersive virtual museums designed to give visitors the sense of traveling through a physical building with a floor, ceiling, […]
Khasan Airpov - StylePhotos
BBA Alum Leads Fast-Moving Content for Fast-Moving Fashion
After starting a family business in the clothing sector in 2018, Schulich alumni Khasan Aripov (BBA ’14) and his family faced the struggle of sourcing quality product photography. They discovered that the industry was inefficient and could be improved significantly, for both clients and photographers. Ultimately, they developed a cost-effective approach that allowed them to […]

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