Archive for July, 2010

Queen’s Entrepreneurs’ Competition

July 8, 2010

The organisers of the Queen’s Entrepreneurs’ Competition are in the process of promoting the 2011 competition – further information is available from their website at It is an international undergraduate business plan competition

This is QEC’s 22nd year and they have brought together some of the brightest young entrepreneurs from around the world who competed for $25,000 in cash prizes and the opportunity to have their business featured in The New York Times. Participants also had the chance to network with Canada’s leading business professionals; past judges include Tim Wilson (President of Visa Canada), Grant Rassmussen (President and CEO of UBS Bank Canada), Brett Wilson (Dragons’ Den), John Sleeman (CEO of Sleeman Breweries) and many others. Furthermore, QEC prides itself on the incredible judge to competitor ratio of 3:4– a tremendous networking opportunity and ratio of almost one competitor to one judge.

Past speakers include Bryan Pearson (President of Air Miles Canada), Brett Wilson (Dragon on CBC’s the Dragons’ Den) and Clive Beddoe (Founder of Westjet Airlines). The sixteen teams who make it past the preliminary business plan grading will have the opportunity to network with these amazing individuals and receive feedback about their business plans.

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