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N36 Alumni Venture Kira Talent and the Ivey HBA Program bring applications into the 21st century

on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 11:56

Released by Kira Talent on January 11, 2013

Toronto, ON (January 11th, 2013) – Kira Talent(@kiratalent) is pleased to announce it has partnered with the Richard Ivey School of Business (Ivey) HBA program to allow the school to better evaluate candidates during the application process. In January, Ivey will be the first undergraduate school in Canada to introduce video interview questions through Kira Talent’s online tool for all university students applying to the HBA program. This represents a huge leap forward in getting to know applicants during the screening process.

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Thalmic Labs Lands in Y Combinator Winter 2013 Cohort

on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 16:00

Published on, January 10, 2013

*Stephen Lake, Co-Founder of Thalmic Labs is Alumni of The Next 36 2011 Cohort

Waterloo's Thalmic Labs was founded 8 months ago by three uWaterloo mechatronics grads (Aaron Grant, Matthew Bailey, and Stephen Lake) and is now 9 employees strong. Including this new Y Combinator investment they have raised a seed round totalling $1.1 million which includes angel investments from ATI Technologies co-founder Lee Lau, Dayforce co-founder David Ossip, and Rypple co-founder Dan Debow.

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Hasegawa's entrepreneurial spirit ready to tackle The Next 36

on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 11:14

Published in Western Engineering News on December 20, 2012

Lauren Hasegawa is already feeling the pressure. The fourth-year civil engineering student has hit the ground running as one of six Western students selected as part of The Next 36

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Entrepreneurship is Everybody's Business

on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 10:58

Published in the Fall 2012 issue of Career Options Magazine

*article features N36 Alum Jeff Wandzura

Many people think that studying business is the best way to learn the skills necessary to create a successful business. However, this is not always the case. The knowledge base for a business can come from any number of fields and areas of expertise, such as health care, community outreach and even the military.

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PenyoPal featured in Tech Tidbits StartUp Spotlight

on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 15:24

Published on the Tech Tidbits website on January 2, 2013

N36 alumni venture PenyoPal is in the spotlight again - this time with Tech Tidbits - read more here

Kira Talent and PenyoPal make Mark Evans' Top 108 Canadian Start-up list

on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 13:42

Published on the Mark Evans Tech website on December 20, 2012

Two N36 ventures from the 2012 cohort have landed themselves on Mark Evans' Top 108 Canadian Start-up list - read more here

U of T students are six of The Next 36

on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 09:57

Published in UofT News December 10, 2012

Six University of Toronto students have been selected as part of The Next 36, the annual program aimed at promoting Canadian entrepreneurship among undergraduate youth.

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The Next 36 caps off winning year

on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 09:23

Published by Simon Fraser University on December 6, 2012

There’s no stopping Surrey’s Michael Cheng. The young Simon Fraser University entrepreneur has been named to the 2013 cohort of The Next 36, a national initiative aimed at transforming Canada’s most promising post-secondary students into leading entrepreneurs.

Earning the spot comes on the heels of a series of awards for the 23-year-old, including the Student Entrepreneur of the Year award (2012) at SFU and for the City of Surrey, which earlier named him one of the city’s top 25 under 25.

The 36 cohorts were selected from a shortlist

Press Release - The Next 36 selects 2013 cohort from record-breaking pool of young entrepreneurs

on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 15:47

(Toronto – December 3, 2012) The Next 36 - a ground breaking initiative to transform the country’s most promising undergraduates into Canada’s top entrepreneurs - has chosen its 2013 cohort.  Selecting only 36 young innovators was made difficult by record applications from the country’s best students – more than double last year.

The successful candidates were chosen from a group of 70 finalists representing 19 universities, who had flown from across Canada and from as far away as Singapore to compete for a spot in the program’s National Selection Weekendin Toronto.

Women's Executive Network Reveals Winners of 2012 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards

on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 15:05

Published by CBS Money Watch on December 3, 2012

*This list includes 2011 N36 Alumni, Emilie Cushman  

TORONTO--(Marketwire - December 03, 2012) - Marking a decade of celebrating female leaders, the Women's Executive Network (WXN) revealed the recipients of the 10th Annual Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards. Each year, these awards celebrate the professional achievements of women across the country in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.