Sarah Rosenquist

Sarah is a guest blogger who graduated from WLU's BBA program in 2012 and has gone on to work as a Marketing Coordinator at Stryve Group. You can connect with her on LinkedIn at: ca.linkedin.com/in/sarahrosenquist/

Posts by Sarah Rosenquist

Laurier Alumni Team Brings Rock ‘n’ Roll to KW

Posted by on March 11th, 2014

When people hear of “School of Rock”, they often think of the 2003 Jack Black movie of the same name. Although not affiliated, the concept is similar: teaching kids to play instruments as a group, so that they can rock out on stage in front of a live audience. School of Rock is an international [...]

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Vidhub wins Laurier Entrepreneurship Competition and $5,000

Posted by on March 3rd, 2014

Last week on February 26th, 6 startup teams presented to a panel of judges in the hopes of walking away with some amazing prizing. Congratulations to the top 3 teams: 1st place – Vidhub: $5,000 and $3,000 worth of video services from George Briggs 2nd place – Marmanbee: $2,000 3rd place – Teknically: $1,000 The winning startup, Vidhub, is [...]

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Come see the Laurier Entrepreneurship Competition on February 26th

Posted by on February 20th, 2014

Join us on Wednesday, February 26th for the final round of the Laurier Entrepreneurship Competition. Stop by the Senate & Board Chambers on campus at 3pm to see amazing presentations from the 6 finalist teams: Marmanbee If you ask people about a favourite gift, they’ll often describe a trip or an event. They hardly ever [...]

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2014 PepsiCo Pitch Competition Recap

Posted by on February 12th, 2014

The PepsiCo Pitch Competition is an annual event that challenges first year students to develop a 2-minute elevator pitch for a new business idea that they’re working on in class. All first year BBA students perform their pitch to their lab class and teaching assistant to get a grade, and then two students from each lab [...]

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Students! Show off your startup at the Laurier Entrepreneurship Competition

Posted by on January 15th, 2014

It’s that time of year again: the Laurier Entrepreneurship Competition is back! Brought to you by Laurier Innovation + Entrepreneurship, Startup Laurier, and The Nicol Foundation, the Laurier Entrepreneurship Competition (LEC) is the perfect opportunity for student entrepreneurs to show off their stuff. The competition has 3 parts to it: The applications  - startups apply to [...]

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Students Develop Market Strategies for Research Projects

Posted by on December 5th, 2013

On November 22nd, Laurier hosted an event called Research 2 Revenue. It was a joint effort between Laurier’s Office of Research Services, the Faculty of Science, LaunchPad, and Startup Laurier. It all started with 6 innovations that were created by researchers/faculty members right here at Laurier. They were: A health-tracking app for the smartphone market [...]

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These Innovations Need Business Models

Posted by on November 8th, 2013

In entrepreneurship, it all starts with an idea. As a joint effort between Laurier’s Research Department, the Laurier LaunchPad, Startup Laurier, and Laurier’s Faculty of Science, Research 2 Revenue is an event that gives students a chance to take an idea and run with it! All of these technologies have been developed by Laurier researchers, and they’re [...]

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