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Category: Centres

02 Mar, 2017

Dare to Dream interns launch new ventures with help from QCBV and donors

Kingston, ON — March 2, 2017 Five students and recent graduates are launching new businesses with support from Queen’s Centre for Business Venturing (QCBV). Its Dare to Dream (D2D) internship program provides critical resources to help students and new alumni turn their entrepreneurial dreams into reality. Thanks to financial support from several alumni and corporate donors, each intern is provided up to $15,000 in funding, office space and access to mentoring to help get their new ventures up and running.

07 Dec, 2016

Hacking Food Justice at Social Innovation Bootcamp

Kingston, ON — Hacking food justice was the theme at the recent Social Innovation Bootcamp hosted by the Centre for Social Impact at the Smith School of Business.

30 Sep, 2016

Smith Career Centre’s New Approach to Recruiting a Hit

Kingston, ON – September 30, 2016— On-campus recruiting (OCR) wrapped up at Smith School of Business last week, connecting hundreds of students from the Commerce, MBA, Master of International Business and Graduate Diploma in Business programs with representatives from 60 global organizations.

03 Jun, 2016

MBA grad awarded 2016 Dare to Dream Internship to launch online pain recovery system

Kingston, ON - June 2, 2016 - Ameya Juvekar, MBA’14, has been awarded the 2016 Valerie Mann Dare to Dream Internship, valued at $15,000.

10 Feb, 2016

Two start-ups share $25K prize at Queen’s Venture Network’s UPstart Pitch Competition

Kingston, ON - Feb. 10, 2016 The suspense built as eight teams who’d pitched their new ventures to a panel of judges awaited the results of the first annual UpStart Pitch Competition. The event, held at Ernst & Young’s Toronto offices on Feb. 4, was organized by the Queen’s Venture Network (QVN). This Smith School of Business group offers networking and information-sharing opportunities for entrepreneurially minded Queen’s alumni and current students.