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Betakit: 20 Student Startups Compete For $125,000 at W16 #VELOCITYFUND Finals

The future of education is made up of three components: co-operative education, research intensity, and student entrepreneurship. At least, that’s how Feridun Hamdallapur, the President of the University of Waterloo and one of Canada’s most innovative academic institutions, puts it. Student entrepreneurship has been on a steady rise as universities across Canada are beginning to cultivate a culture where starting a company or joining an early stage startup is as viable of an option as pursuing higher education or developing the skillset to follow a conventional career path." Read more