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Smith Year in Review is now out

October 1, 2018

Kingston, Ont. – The 2017/2018 Year in Review, containing Smith School of Business highlights from the past year, is now available in print and online.

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Dare to Dream 2018 recipients are announced

May 24, 2018

Kingston, ON — From machine learning that helps restaurant owners fill seats, to an online platform that transforms teachers into lifelong learners, five businesses launched by recent Smith graduates are furthering their growth with support from Queen’s Centre for Business Venturing’s (QCBV) Dare to Dream program.

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Scotiabank Centre for Customer Analytics awarded $1.8M in funding

April 18, 2018

Kingston, ON – A financial services project at Smith’s Scotiabank Centre for Customer Analytics (SCCA) has received a $900,000 grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)’s Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) Grant program. This funding has been matched by Scotiabank for a total $1.8M.

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UPstart Venture Challenge gives emerging startup a $30,000 boost

December 20, 2017

Toronto, ON – On the evening of Dec. 7, eight emerging Queen’s startups pitched their businesses to a jury of angel investors during the second annual UPstart Venture Challenge. The event was organized by the Queen’s Venture Network and hosted at LoyaltyOne in Toronto.

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Students look to solve global food security at Queen’s challenge

December 12, 2017

Kingston, ON – The Queen’s International Innovation Challenge was recently held, with the finals in Toronto on Nov. 24. Teams came up with solutions for one of the world’s most pressing issues: food security. We spoke with Dean McKeown, Associate Director, Administration, at Smith School of Business’ Scotiabank Centre for Customer Analytics, about this year’s event.

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