How to Pursue a Biotech Startup as an Undergraduate

You often hear about university students pursuing entrepreneurial or start-up ventures in fields such as computer science or commerce. However, increasingly there is a huge focus on start up companies in the life sciences or biotech industry! During your undergraduate degree you may even realize that you have an idea you’d like to pursue as

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Advice from Mental Health Entrepreneur, Chakameh Shafii of TranQool

Recently, we had the privilege of interviewing Chakameh Shafii, Co-founder of TranQool, an online therapy platform. Chakameh is a Toronto native, who obtained a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto. During her Master’s degree, Chakameh founded the WISE National Conference, which encourages women in STEM to innovate

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The Secrets to the Success of Jason Wong, Entrepreneur and Social Media Marketing Extraordinaire

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jason Wong, a first-year software engineering student at the University of California, Irvine, who has already founded three companies. In high school, Jason grew his Tumblr audience to 1 million + followers, during which time he learned about social media marketing. Leveraging his social media marketing expertise, Jason

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SHAD: The Summer Program Every High School Student Should Participate In

Recently, I had the chance to catch up with Kyle Blaney, of SHAD, to learn more about their fantastic SHAD summer enrichment program for high school students. Learn more about this incredible program in our Q&A below! Natalie: Tell us about the SHAD summer enrichment program.  Kyle: SHAD is a unique and intense summer program for high achieving students in

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Leader in the Spotlight: Jennifer Black, Post-Graduate in HR Management & Entrepreneurial Youth Programs Coordinator

For July’s Leader in the Spotlight feature, we are featuring Jennifer Black. Jennifer obtained an anthropology degree from Laurier University and has a human resources post-graduate certificate. She is a Youth Programs Coordinator, a role in which she guides young entrepreneurs in starting and running their businesses. Read on to find out, amongst other things,

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