Business

A change in the game

A keynote speech from Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos was merely the tip of the iceberg at this year’s Queen’s Sports Industry Conference (QSIC).Continue...

Inside the war room

Hunkered down in a Goodes Hall breakout room, the Houston Rockets have $21 million to spend.Continue...

Conference audibles

Like the star athletes they want to work alongside, Russell Reeves and Vaanan Thiru are game changers.Continue...

The social market

To create a relatable rapport with customers, business can take the leap to social media.Continue...

Tourism traps downtown Kingston

The recent closure of downtown staple retailers such as the Empire Theatre and Indigo have brought issues about the area’s urban design to the attention of many — yet this isn’t a new problem for the community.Continue...

Shear competition down the block

Kingston’s barbers are the last of a dying breed.Continue...

Queen’s students win $125,000 first prize in Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition

After winning $15,000 in this summer’s Dunin-Deshpande pitch competition in Kingston, a team of Queen’s students ventured to Singapore in September to compete at the international level. There, the team earned an additional $125,000 in funding for their company, Spectra Plasmonics.Continue...

Commando training for business students raises alarms from outsiders, defended from inside

The CBC called them “soldiers of fortune.” The Smith School of Business called it a “resiliency challenge.” Observers from the Queen’s student and faculty community have called it hazing.Continue...

The ladies behind Dad Hats 4Ever

Hat’s off to two student artists who’ve blended together fashion, art and business in an entrepreneurial enterprise unique to Queen’s.Continue...

Queen’s Entrepreneur’s Competition hosts 60-second business pitch challenge

This Wednesday, 20 students each had 60 seconds to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges. At the stake was $250. Taking place in Goodes Hall, the Queen’s Entrepreneur’s Competition (QEC) held their taster event before a keynote speaker for participants and observers.Continue...

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