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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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Beedie School of Business News

Beedie School of Business alumna Dr. Amiee Chan has been named on the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 list – the third consecutive year that she has been recognized on this prestigious list.

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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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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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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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Dr. Blaize Horner Reich, RBC Professor of Technology and Innovation at the Beedie School of Business.

Beedie School of Business News

Professor Blaize Horner Reich has been appointed dean of Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, beginning her new role September 1.

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Dr. Blaize Horner Reich, RBC Professor of Technology and Innovation at the Beedie School of Business.

Beedie School of Business News

Dr. Blaize Horner Reich, the RBC Professor of Technology and Innovation at SFU’s Beedie School of Business, has been appointed to the Canadian Business Technology Management (BTM) Advisory Council.

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SpaceShipOne, the first private craft capable of ascending to 100km above the Earth’s surface, was the winner of an incentive competition by Diamandis' XPRIZE Foundation.

Beedie School of Business News

Over the last 100 years, mankind has benefited from unprecedented exponential leaps in technology – and with the increasing use of incentive prizes to drive these radical breakthroughs, we can look forward to an era of abundance in the years to come. This was the message delivered by Peter Diamandis, founder of the XPRIZE Foundation, and co-founder of Singularity University, in a special lecture for Beedie School of Business students and faculty at the Segal […]

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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

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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