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Beedie School of Business alumnus and co-founder of MetroLyrics Milun Tesovic. Image source: BC Business.

Beedie School of Business News

Beedie School of Business alumnus Milun Tesovic, co-founder of MetroLyrics.com, the most comprehensive database of music lyrics in the world, has been named one of BC Business’ 30 Under 30.

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Beedie School of Business News

Alan Juristovski, Beedie School of Business Executive MBA alumnus and co-founder of MetroLyrics, the most comprehensive database of music lyrics in the world, passed away on Friday November 22. Under Alan’s leadership, MetroLyrics became the world’s first fully licensed lyrics site, paying artists and rights-holders to display their work. The site now has words to more than 1,000,000 songs, and generates over 25 million unique users a month across the globe, with nearly 12 million […]

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Beedie School of Business News

The best and brightest of Simon Fraser University’s entrepreneurial community will go head to head this weekend, as they compete for the title of 2012 SFU Student Entrepreneur of the Year. The fifth annual SFU Entrepreneur of the Year (SEY) competition will take place on November 24 from 2 – 6.30pm at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel in downtown Vancouver. The competition is the signature entrepreneurship program for Enactus SFU, and provides the most talented […]

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Beedie School of Business News

A group of Simon Fraser University students is at work helping their peers start businesses by “jumpstarting” their entrepreneurial thinking. A new eight-week accelerator, called JumpStart, targets individuals with ideas that could be launched into businesses, providing support and resources. Five teams have been accepted into a pilot program. “JumpStart is for students who are unsure about getting their ideas off the ground and simply don’t know the next steps,” says Chantelle Buffie, program manager […]

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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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Beedie School of Business News

Ideas and entrepreneurship are at the heart of the student experience at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business. In recent years, a number of successful new ventures have been launched by students and alumni – startups that have gone on to local acclaim or global acquisition.

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Beedie School of Business News

MetroLyrics.com, the most comprehensive database of music lyrics in the world with longstanding roots at SFU, along with its company assets, have been integrated into CBS Interactive Music Group. The site is the flagship property of MetroLeap Media Inc., a start-up co-founded by SFU Beedie School of Business undergraduate student Milun Tesovic and EMBA graduate Alan Juristovski, both active participants in SFU Venture Connection, which provides support to student entrepreneurs at the university.

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