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March 2016

2016 JMH $60,000 LaunchPad Pitch Competition
Join us on April 5 2016 for our 4th annual JMH Pitch Competition where 7 of Mount Royal University’s most entrepreneurial students compete for their share of over $60,000 in cash and prizes.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Interacting with Entrepreneurs 101
Being a computer scientist in a room filled with entrepreneurs is a fascinating experience. The role of a programmer is often to look at a task and break it down into the smallest of subtasks and ensure that everything works together like clockwork...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

My failed attempt to compete against the Internet
The year was 1990. The Oilers were Stanley Cup champions, Vanilla Ice was a thing, my little brother almost got the lead in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (seriously), and the world wide web had yet to launch....
Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The entrepreneur’s path to employment
I had just quit an executive position at a startup for all the right reasons (mismatched values, lack of faith in and respect for the founder) and for the first time in my adult life, I was unemployed...
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Silicon Valley
People travel from around the world to become one of the rare, but legendary unicorns that embody the Silicon Valley dream. Nestled in the Northern California Bay area is an environment that can be described as a shaken beehive
Wednesday, March 2, 2016