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Most forward-thinking universities have a entrepreneurship pitch competition. They are often tied to a business plan class, involve teams of 4 or 5 students, and have little to do with the really hard work of actually launching a venture...
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.
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...
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....
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...

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