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The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University will this fall team once again with prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 to bring management and entrepreneurship insights from some of Canada’s leading business minds to the SFU community. “The Chief Executives” program will bring a selection of the country’s top executives – ranging from outdoor equipment retailer Mountain Equipment Co-op to international gold extraction giant Goldcorp – to SFU’s downtown Vancouver campus […]

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The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University and prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 are teaming up once more this spring to bring leadership and entrepreneurship insights from some of Canada’s foremost business minds to SFU. “The Chief Executives” program will bring a selection of the country’s top executives – ranging from Canadian airline WestJet to fashion giant Aritzia – to SFU’s downtown Vancouver campus in an exclusive series of interviews. […]

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Jim Treliving, co-owner of international retail franchises Boston Pizza and Mr. Lube, and one of the celebrated “dragons” on the reality television program Dragons’ Den, today shared insights and experiences from his expansive and colorful career in business with a live audience at the Beedie School of Business. The event was part of the Beedie School of Business’ partnership with prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW, which sees SFU’s downtown Vancouver campus play host to “The […]

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The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University is partnering with prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 to bring some of British Columbia’s top business minds – ranging from the president of Lululemon Athletica to the founder of HootSuite – to SFU in a forthcoming series of exclusive CEO interviews. “The Chief Executives”, a series profiling some of the country’s top executives, will be held at SFU Vancouver. Hosted by CKNW host […]

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The founder of a burgeoning online instant gift card company is Simon Fraser University’s newest Student Entrepreneur of the Year. Matias Marquez, an undergraduate student in the Beedie School of Business, took the honour at the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) annual competition held on Nov. 19. His company, Buyatab.com, Canada’s leading digital gift card processor is a “software-as-a-service” digital gift card processing technology that becomes embedded onto its customers’ websites. According to Marquez, thousands of merchant locations across […]

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