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Beedie School of Business News

The Beedie School of Business has launched the Speakers on Campus program, connecting industry professionals — along with their expertise and experience — with undergraduate and graduate students.

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Beedie School of Business News

The spring series of CKNW 980’s “The Chief Executives” continued with Tracy Redies, President and CEO of credit union Coast Capital Savings, discussing her journey from selling shoes to leading of one of the country’s largest credit unions with CKNW host Bill Good in front of a live audience at the Segal Graduate School. The event was part of an ongoing partnership between the Beedie School of Business and prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News […]

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Beedie School of Business News

The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University and prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 are teaming up once more this spring to bring leadership and entrepreneurship insights from some of Canada’s foremost business minds to SFU. “The Chief Executives” program will bring a selection of the country’s top executives – ranging from Canadian airline WestJet to fashion giant Aritzia – to SFU’s downtown Vancouver campus in an exclusive series of interviews. […]

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Beedie School of Business News

Students and alumni from the Beedie School of Business will put their business development skills to the test as they compete for $5000 of cash prizes in the annual Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize Competition. The Beedie School of Business will once again be strongly represented in the competition, which is open to the public and will be held from 2 – 5pm on February 13 in room 4600 of the Segal Graduate School, with […]

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Beedie School of Business News

A new mobile phone platform co-created by a Simon Fraser University MBA alumna is helping health organizations use their resources more efficiently. Texts 4 Health can also help health care professionals provide better care. Patients respond to automated text messages that are automatically categorized by the software and analytics platform, increasing efficiency in hospitals and clinics and allowing for greater patient load. The technology recently won first place at SFU Venture Connection’s inaugural Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize competition.

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Beedie School of Business News

by Joanne Leung Both students and alumni from SFU’s Beedie School of Business have been selected to compete on February 11 for $5000 in cash prizes at the upcoming Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize Competition, which will take place at the Segal Graduate School of Business in downtown Vancouver. The start-up competition is organized by SFU Venture Connection, recognizing excellence in business development among early-stage clients participating in the VentureSpark program. Of the seven finalists—the […]

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BY JANAYA FULLER-EVANS, BURNABY NOW Ads on Naps co-founders Jag Manhas and Phil Chow entered the Dragon’s Den voluntarily, and survived. Manhas, a British Columbia Institute of Technology student and Chow, a Simon Fraser University alumnus, took part in a mini Dragon’s Den at SFU’s Surrey campus on Sept. 9. The advertising company sells high-definition ad space on napkins, which are supplied free of charge to businesses in Canada. The Ads on Naps team went […]

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