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Soccer startup scores at Paul and Tom Kinnear Business Pitch Competition

April 29, 2021

Kingston, Ont. – A Smith School of Business student’s goooaaaal! to help young soccer players improve their skills by training at home is the winner of this year’s Paul and Tom Kinnear Business Pitch Competition.

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UPstart goes global: three ​​​ventures awarded funding ​​​​to grow their businesses

December 17, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – On Dec. 2, eight teams battled it out at the fifth annual UPstart Venture Challenge, with two teams earning a share of $55,000 in prize funding to help grow their companies.

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Canada’s Leading Financial Institutions Commit $5 Million to Institute for Sustainable Finance

November 19, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – The Institute for Sustainable Finance (ISF) today announced that Canada’s big five banks, TD Bank Group, Scotiabank, CIBC, BMO and RBC, have committed $5 million to support ISF’s mission of aligning mainstream financial markets with Canada’s transition to a lower carbon economy.

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Pilot project provides business training for First Nations community

September 24, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – A Smith School of Business initiative that launched on Monday will bring online business training to a First Nations community in British Columbia. Thirty-five members of the Xeni Gwet’in community will take part in the 12-week program to earn a Certificate of Completion in Administration and Business Management through the Centre for Business Venturing at Smith.

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Dare to Dream 2020 winners are announced

June 15, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – Four new ventures led by Smith School of Business alumni have been announced as this year’s recipients of Dare to Dream funding.

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