Carleton University’s Accelerator for student entrepreneurs has produced another success story. Three Carleton students and a recent graduate celebrated the launch today of their new mobile application dubbed Props.
The TIM program was the runner up for the ENTREPRENEURIAL EFFECT AWARD organized by Startup Canada. 101 MaRS (Toronto) won the award, the TIM program came second. The award is given to the individual, group, community, network or organization that has developed and produced a program, tool, research project or event that has had the greatest impact in advancing entrepreneurship in Canada.
On March 17, TIM Africa celebrated the entrepreneurial initiatives that students and recent graduates of Carleton University’s Technology Innovation Management (TIM) program who were born in six African countries are carrying out in Ottawa. The Ottawa Business Journal, Carleton Newsroom and The Finder have published articles on the event. Many TIM students are launching companies while completing their degrees.
TIM graduate Natasha D’Souza (2012) has received a $50,000 neuroscience entrepreneurial fellowship given by the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) in partnership with Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). D’Souza’s fellowship is one of 10 Ontario post-graduate fellowships to help entrepreneurs turn their neuro-discoveries into companies and jobs. Natasha is the founder and CEO of Virtual EyeSee.
Arthur Low is the President of Crack Semiconductor and a graduate student in the Technology Innovation Management (TIM) program. In this video, he shares with us how to take an exciting business opportunity and leverage a business ecosystem to create a platform for wireless security.