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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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BIV 40 Under 40 2014

Beedie School of Business News

Beedie School of Business alumni Sarah Lubik and Amit Sandhu have been named among BC’s top entrepreneurs, executives and professionals in this year’s Business in Vancouver Forty Under 40 awards.

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Rafati

Beedie School of Business News

According to Shahrzad Rafati, founder and CEO of BroadbandTV, an entrepreneurial attitude, a tireless work ethic, and a willingness to constantly learn are more valuable assets than decades of experience – and necessary requirements to build a revolutionary business.

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Beedie School of Business News

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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