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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 ›

Woman presenting to a small class

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Telfer Centre for Executive Leadership (CEL) at the University of Ottawa and Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute have collaborated to launch the Ontario Inclusive Innovation (I2) Action Strategy.  Read more ›

Cole Miller

 |  Category: Latest News

Join us on April 3, 2018 for the next event in our Entrepreneurship Bridges Lecture Series. We will be hearing from guest speaker Cole Miller, Founder of Twelve Barrels, as well as announcing the 2018 Startup Garage cohort.  Read more ›

Enactus Students holding their prizes

 |  Category: Student Announcements

The regional exposition of the Enactus Canada championships took place from March 8-9 in Mississauga, Ontario.  Read more ›

Oriental Pearl Tower in China

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

During the Winter Study Week (February 20th - 23rd, 2018), the Telfer School offered a four-day intensive course entitled Global Marketing & Innovation Strategy: Learning about and from China, taught by Amy Karam, a Telfer alumnus, who is the author of the book, The China Factor. The course addressed the topic of whether: “There is a global economic power shift and whether Western-based businesses are being challenged in different ways by the rapid growth of China and other emerging entrants and what can they do about it?”  Read more ›

student pitching her idea to a panel of judges

 |  Category: Latest News

The uOttawa Top Start-ups initiative recognizes and celebrates the culmination of each annual cycle of teaching, competitions, workshops and hard work that lead to exciting start-ups.  Read more ›

National Bank Elevator Pitch Competition

 |  Category: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

It was another great success for our Entrepreneurship Bridges Lecture Series, which brought together the co-founders and co-CEOs of Surmesur, François and Vincent Thériault, and the Elevator Pitch Competition presented by the National Bank.   Read more ›

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