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speakers on stage at the legacy conference

 |  Category: Student Announcements

As always, the conference is open to all University of Ottawa students with an interest in leadership and entrepreneurship intended to “provide the next line of leaders with the necessary resources to help them cultivate new ideas, kickstart business endeavours or build onto current ones.” This year's Director, Sally Adam, and the rest of the Legacy team is excited to present their first-ever virtual edition of the event, as they have made it clear it will be the same phenomenal experience, but “now all in your sweatpants.” Read more ›

Anie Rouleau, Telfer Alumna, BCom, The Unscented Company

 |  Category: Telfer Announcements

The business world needs a world, and that's what Telfer BCom alumna Anie Rouleau understood in 2016, when she decided to launch her eco-responsible and certified B Corp venture, The Unscented Company (TUC).  Read more ›

Cyril Moukarzel smiling

 |  Category: Alumni in the Lead

As an aspiring entrepreneur, Cyril Moukarzel was looking for a school that would teach him the business skills needed to start and run a successful business. He was attracted to the Telfer School’s international recognition and faculty expertise, as well as its strong alumni network. These elements made Telfer the best fit for him.  Read more ›

The Entrepreneurship Foundry Course Returns this Fall 2020 Semester

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship Foundry course (ADM3396) is a cross-campus initiative that leverages University and community resources to help you grow your business venture in a for-credit 13-week long course. This course lets you earn credits while working on your existing business or social enterprise (not just an idea), acting as an accelerator for your entrepreneurial venture.  Read more ›

Apply Now: Become CEO for 1 Day

 |  Category: Latest News

CEOx1Day is on the Hunt for Canada’s Top Students!  Read more ›

Formula uOttawa: New Student-Led Team Brings Collaboration Between Faculties

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

There are over 250 student associations at the University of Ottawa, which encourage students to work with their peers while discovering their strengths and passions. One of the newest teams, Formula uOttawa, continues to evolve and promote experiential learning opportunities in the STEM fields through a collaboration of multiple faculties, including the Faculty of Engineering and the Telfer School of Management.   Read more ›

Desk Nibbles Lands Pre-Seed Financing To Fund U.S. Expansion

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Telfer alumnus Cassy Aite (BCom 2015), and his co-founded company Desk Nibbles have landed pre-seed financing to fund U.S. expansion. Desk Nibbles uses Artificial Intelligence to make it easier for Office Managers to manage their office kitchens. With over 65 customers and a growing number of employees, Desk Nibbles is quickly expanding.  Read more ›

Benchmarking Small and Medium Enterprises as Suppliers to the Government of Canada

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

A new Telfer study, conducted in collaboration with Public Services and Procurement Canada, identifies action strategies to increase federal SME supplier diversity and inclusive innovation. Showcased at the Chatham House International Policy Forum in the UK, the report provides important benchmarks about the progress of women entrepreneurs in Canada, and sets a standard of reporting in examining gender of firm ownership, breadth and types of innovation and federal SME contracting.    Read more ›

Anie Rouleau (BCom 1992)

 |  Category: Alumni in the Lead

People, planet, and profit. Otherwise better known as the "triple bottom line," this concept distinguishes itself by including certain spheres, namely social and environmental, in assessing the profitability of a business. It's from this same vision that The Unscented Company, a line of unscented home and body care products, was born. The brand was launched in 2016 on two founding principles that greatly inspired founder and CEO Anie Rouleau in her company's creative process. "Firstly, we had to redefine the notion of clean by offering exclusively unscented, all-natural products. Secondly, we had to design our packaging for conscious living, with the goal of significantly reducing our collective plastic footprint."   Read more ›

Enactus uOttawa named Entrepreneurship National Champion for the Growcer

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

"Enactus uOttawa has been named both the 2018 TD Entrepreneurship Challenge National Champion as well as the Scotiabank EcoLiving Green Challenge National Champion for their business, The Growcer.  Read more ›

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