SFU Beedie students among Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards

May 2, 2018

SFU’s Beedie School of Business was once again well represented at the Surrey Board of Trade’s annual Top 25 Under 25 Awards for 2018, with six SFU Beedie students or alumni appearing in the list as well as two further students who have taken interdisciplinary programs at the school. The award winners were honoured at an event celebrating remarkable initiatives taken by young people in Surrey, who are 25 years of age or younger. The […]


SFU alumni launch station-less bikeshare service in B.C.

Mar 22, 2018

A team of three SFU alumni have launched U-bicycle North America, the first dock-less bikeshare program in Western Canada. The all-female leadership team comprises CEO Grace Min (BA, Sociology and Education), Chief Strategic Officer Angel Fu (BBA, Finance and Marketing), and Business, and Chief Marketing Officer Mandy Chan (BA, Communication). After graduating, Min started a successful career as an entrepreneur, founding three businesses in the international trade, property, and travel sectors. Combining her entrepreneurial talents […]


SFU alumnus Frode Strand-Nielsen delivers presentation on digital disruption

Sep 18, 2017

One of SFU’s most successful alumni, Frode Strand-Nielsen, delivered a presentation to students, faculty and other guests at the Beedie School of Business on September 8, 2017. Strand-Nielsen is the Managing Partner of FSN Capital, a leading Nordic private equity investment company, which he founded in 1999 and has successfully grown into a firm with over €2 billion of assets under management. The presentation, entitled Digital Innovation and Disruption in Mature Industries, focused on the […]


SFU Beedie Alumnus Matias Marquez named in Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

Jul 27, 2017

Beedie Alumnus and founder and COO of Buyatab Online Inc, Matias Marquez, has been named in Canada’s Top 40 Under 40® list for 2017, which recognizes outstanding young innovators making significant impacts on their organizations and in their communities. Buyatab is a leading provider of advanced online gift card infrastructure solutions for medium- and large-sized businesses. “This is a wonderful accolade. It’s gratifying to be recognized alongside so many respected and experienced individuals who are […]


Beedie alumnus and MP Terry Beech named Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum

Mar 31, 2017

Burnaby North-Seymour MP and Beedie School of Business alumnus Terry Beech has been named as one of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders. The program recognizes young leaders from across 40 different countries for making positive change in their communities.


Traction on Demand’s Greg Malpass presented with award at BASS Banquet

Feb 9, 2017

Beedie School of Business BBA alumnus and founder of Traction on Demand, Greg Malpass was one of three winners of Impact Awards at the 16th annual BASS Banquet.


Three Beedie alumni featured on BIV’s Top 40 Under 40

Oct 4, 2016

A trio of Beedie School of Business alumni have been named on Business in Vancouver’s (BIV) prestigious 2016 Top 40 Under 40 list.


BBA alumnus Elio Luongo elected CEO of KPMG Canada

Aug 26, 2016

Beedie School of Business alumnus and Dean’s External Advisory Board member Elio Luongo has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of KPMG Canada.


SFU Beedie School of Business receives Net Impact’s Gold Chapter standing

Aug 5, 2016

Net Impact has announced the 2016 Gold standings for Net Impact chapters, awarding Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business the prestigious Gold standing. These standings, based on the chapter’s performance this past academic year, represent the most outstanding chapters in the Net Impact network. This year, just 38% of over 300 Net Impact chapters worldwide achieved Gold standing. “Of our network of over 300 chapters worldwide, Net Impact’s Gold chapters represent the brightest, most […]


Globe and Mail: Entrepreneurs fuel school’s startup agenda

Jun 28, 2016

The following is an excerpt from an article published by the Globe and Mail in the Business Education section on June 23. By Jennifer Lewington.