The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) has announced the finalists for its 2015 Breakthru competition and all five people are affiliated with the University of New Brunswick as students, alumni or adjunct faculty. In one of the most anticipated events of the season, Samuel Jesso, Keith Brunt, Josh Ogden, Keelen Gagnon and Elaheh Biglar will compete… Read More »

The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology, Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of New Brunswick is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and its Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (TME) program is garnering more attention than ever. Several prominent business leaders and UNB alumni returned to the TME 25th anniversary celebration last month, providing mentorship… Read More »

TotalPave, led by brothers Coady and Drew Cameron, won the grand prize at the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation Breakthru Competition on March 21, which brought them $100,000 of equity investment plus up to $60,000 in cash, and $32,000 of in-kind assistance from a number of sources. Drew is an MBA student and Coady is an… Read More »

Nearly $200,000 worth of cash investments and professional services was awarded to UNB student group, Total Pave, at last night’s NBIF Breakthru competition.   UNB’s entrepreneurial strengths were well on display at this year’s event with four of the five finalists being UNB groups. More than $400,000 in cash and services were handed out. Runners… Read More »

One of the UNB teams selected for this year’s New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) Breakthru Competition already had a head start in the market thanks to a method they learned in one of their business courses. TotalPave is a business idea created by brothers Drew and Coady Cameron and Dave Kell. Lean Launch Pad was… Read More »

Online voting for the CBC Viewers’ Choice award for the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation’s (NBIF) Breakthru competition is now open. UNB is showing its research and entrepreneurial strengths at this year’s Breakthru competition with four of the five finalists being UNB groups. James Stewart, a PhD student in information technology at UNB Saint John, is… Read More »