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A new interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship and Innovation concentration offered by Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business and its partners will teach undergraduate students the teamwork, problem solving, and creativity skills that are increasingly required to create opportunities after graduation.

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Beedie School of Business Dean Daniel Shapiro was the platFORM students' first customer at their pop-up shop.

Beedie School of Business News

This summer, undergraduates at SFU’s Beedie School of Business and Emily Carr University showcased and sold sustainable products of their own design in the culmination of the interdisciplinary entrepreneurship platFORM program.

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Beedie School of Business News

The following is an excerpt from the full article published in the Georgia Straight on August 20, 2014, and features comment from Beedie School of Business lecturer in entrepreneurship and innovation Sarah Lubik.

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Beedie School of Business News

Over the course of a decade, five brothers in Bavaria, Germany all started business ventures in the food service industry with varying degrees of success. Given their near-identical backgrounds, what are the psychological and micro-social factors that affected the subjects’ entrepreneurial resilience, ultimately leading to their success and failure? Jessica Di Bella, Head of Mannheim Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Mannheim in Germany, explored this topic in a fascinating presentation in […]

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Beedie School of Business News

The following story was published by SFU News on June 10, 2014.

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Daniel Shapiro, dean of the Beedie School of Business.

Beedie School of Business News

Daniel Shapiro, Dean of Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, has been honoured with the Academy of International Business (AIB) Fellows’ International Educator of the Year Award.

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Beedie School of Business alumna Alice Park, co-founder and CEO of carpooling social venture go2gether.

Beedie School of Business News

Real-time carpooling app go2gether, a client of The Beedie School of Business’ social innovation venture incubator RADIUS, has secured an eight-month pilot contract with Vancity credit union.

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30 guest judges from academia and industry attended Opportunity Fest 2014 to provide feedback on the student entrepreneurs’ projects, including Daniel Shapiro, Dean of the Beedie School of Business (right).

Beedie School of Business News

Undergraduate student entrepreneurs from across Simon Fraser University gathered to celebrate innovation at the fourth annual Opportunity Fest, a marketplace-style showcase of student creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation. 

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Beedie School of Business News

Taking steps towards economic development in indigenous communities would appear to be solely beneficial to all concerned. Yet often when the subject is raised, many of those concerned have reservations. Why would something with implicit positive connotations raise such doubts?

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Beedie School of Business News

The following article was published by the Georgia Straight on April 4, 2014 and features an interview with Beedie School of Business BBA student Chantelle Buffie. By Stephen Hui. If you’re a tenant, how do you contact your landlord? Simon Fraser University business student Chantelle Buffie is hoping that you’ll soon be using FIXO. A 24-year-old Surrey resident, Buffie is one of the undergraduates selected for the 2014 cohort of The Next 36 entrepreneurship program […]

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