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Shan Shan Fu, Beedie alumna and co-founder of ConceptKicker, pitching at Startup Weekend Vancouver.

Beedie School of Business News

Beedie School of Business alumna and co-founder of ConceptKicker, Shan Shan Fu, triumphed over 250 cities, 83 countries, and more than 25,000 entrepreneurs to take first place at the world’s largest business startup competition, Global Startup Battle.

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Radius

Beedie School of Business News

RADIUS, the Beedie School of Business’ social venture lab and incubator, has partnered with the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing on a new national investment fund for ventures committed to tackling social and environmental challenges.

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Lubik Sarah

Beedie School of Business News

The following article was published in Business in Vancouver on December 9, 2014, and profiles BIV Top 40 Under 40 Award winner and Beedie School of Business lecturer in entrepreneurship and innovation Sarah Lubik.

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From left to right: Blaize Horner Reich, Dean of the Beedie School of Business, Dr. Ken Spencer, and Professor Uwe Glässer, SFU School of Computing Science.

Beedie School of Business News

Successful companies must empower employees to be responsible for their own decisions – and the potential for saving money by eliminating micromanagement will more than compensate for any potential employee errors.

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Restaurateur Vikram Vij, the most recent addition to the "Dragons" on CBC's Dragon's Den, receives an airbrush tattoo at the launch of the 2014-2015 TYE Surrey and Vancouver programs.

Beedie School of Business News

The Beedie School of Business and Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus partnered with TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) to host the launch of the 2014-2015 TYE Surrey and Vancouver programs.

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RADIUS has announced its second annual Ventures Slingshot cohort.

Beedie School of Business News

An online marketplace for BC wineries, a company with an innovative organics processing technology, and a student talent crowd-sourcing platform are among the social ventures that will receive expert mentoring in the second annual SFU RADIUS Ventures Slingshot cohort.

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Beverly Tyler

Beedie School of Business News

Biopharmaceutical firms who are performing below the levels of new product development they strive for are more likely to form strategic research and development alliances to compensate. This was the focus of a special CMA Centre for Innovation research presentation by Beverly Tyler, professor in the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University. The event, held at the Segal Graduate School on 16 October, featured a presentation by Tyler on research from her […]

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Jeff Booth

Beedie School of Business News

An unquenchable desire to initiate change in the building industry – an industry he believed was “broken” – spurred Jeff Booth to co-found BuildDirect. And by simplifying the entire process and focusing on customer requirements, Booth has succeeded in changing the entire industry for the better.

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Kari Yuers

Beedie School of Business News

At family-run concrete solutions provider Kryton International, there can be no accusations of nepotism. Despite having succeeded her father as CEO, Kari Yuers was once fired from the company by the same man – and indeed, would years later make her own mother one of the first people she herself would fire as CEO.

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John DeHart, co-founder and co-CEO of Nurse Next Door shared entrepreneurship advice with SFU students at Surrey City Hall.

Beedie School of Business News

Dozens of aspiring entrepreneurs from across Simon Fraser University gathered at Surrey City Hall to hear inspiring success stories from established entrepreneurs and esteemed guests, as part of The Next 36 campus tour.

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