Today, November 19th, 2019, is the first official Women’s Entrepreneurship Day in Alberta. Last week, at the inaugural Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Summit, the Alberta Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women, Leela Aheer, officially declared the celebration as the first of its kind in Canada.
Mount Royal University Student Named Calgary's EO Student Entrepreneur of the Year for the 6th Consecutive Year
Last week, on Thursday, November 7th, 2019, Mount Royal University hosted the 2019 Calgary Regional GSEA Competition and heard from five student founders. Representing Mount Royal was Arielle Fitgerald, a Health, Community, and Education student and Co-Founder of Mooch; Riley George, Computer Information Systems Student and Founder of Yeti Minature; and Ryan Doel, Computer Information Systems Student and Founder of Paintabbotics.
"According to a study, 13.6% of all startups led by students enrolled in a B.Sc program across the world were started by Canadian students; putting Canada first over countries like India and the United States. [...] From Calgary, Alberta, Mount Royal University is definitely playing its part in contributing to this statistic." - OneClass
Meet the 2019 JMH LaunchPad Pitch Competition Participants.