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SFU Beedie-linked businesses honoured in tech recognition list

May 23, 2018

Nine companies with close ties to SFU’s Beedie School of Business have been named among the 2018 winners of Ready to Rocket, a recognition program for British Columbia’s tech sector that showcases the growing tech companies. The Ready to Rocket honourees are broken down by sector, and sub-divided between early stage ventures on ‘Emerging Rocket’ lists, and more established companies on ‘Ready to Rocket’ lists. The companies span a range of technologies in sectors including […]


Elicia Maine and Lisa Papania earn 2017 TD Canada Trust Distinguished Teaching Awards

Oct 5, 2017

Beedie School of Business faculty members Elicia Maine and Lisa Papania have been named winners of the TD Canada Trust Distinguished Teaching Award for 2017. This award is the highest teaching honour of its kind at the Beedie School. Every year, students, faculty, and alumni of the Beedie School of Business nominate instructors teaching in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs for this prestigious award. Up to two awards are presented each year to instructors based […]


SFU’s Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection client Orello takes first prize at Hong Kong-Canada pitch competition

Jun 20, 2017

SFU’s Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection client Orello Hearing Technologies took home first place at the 2017 Hong Kong-Canada Investment Pitch Competition held earlier this month. In all, four SFU-affiliated companies made the prestigious top-six final. The competition is part of the Hong Kong-Canada Business Association (HKCBA) National Conference. Orello won a $10,000 cash prize, $5,000 in legal assistance and a trip for two to Hong Kong to attend HKCBA’s annual flagship event in December. Orello is a socially-driven technology company whose […]


Beedie students place third in inaugural BTM Student Case Competition

Apr 5, 2017

A team of two Beedie undergraduate students was awarded third place in the first ever BTM Student Case Competition, organized by the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) in partnership with IT World Canada. The competition asked student teams from Business Technology Management (BTM) programs across the country to perform a case study analyzing recommendations for smarter web analytics product offerings for a high-end, invite-only digital branding firm. The competition challenged students to apply their IT and business […]


Sandra Horvath appointed as Chair of Beedie’s Business Technology Management Advisory Board

Mar 9, 2017

The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University announces the appointment of Sandra Horvath as Chair of the Business Technology Management (BTM) Advisory Board.


Beedie hosts event on 3D printing

Dec 16, 2016

3D printing arrived in the public consciousness in a blaze of media attention around 2012, with stories focusing on sensational aspects, such as the perceived danger of 3D printed guns or the opportunity to print your own Stradivarius violin. A Financial Times article from the time claimed it would be “bigger than the internet”, and President Obama even referred to 3D printing in his 2013 State of the Union Address, saying it had “the potential […]


Beedie students reach entrepreneurship award finals

Dec 12, 2016

Two Beedie School of Business students reached the final three in the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) Regional Competition in Vancouver.


First Beedie Graduate Certificate cohort transforming invention to innovation

Oct 7, 2016

The first students to complete the new Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program at SFU’s Beedie School of Business are preparing to transform their game-changing technology inventions into viable, commercialized innovations.


Business and design combination yields Facebook job for BBA Taylor Ward

Oct 6, 2016

Taylor Ward’s student experience has been tailor-made for success.


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.