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Opportunity Fest 2020 (200+ Online) - Winners Announced!

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM April 2, 2020

Opportunity Fest celebrated its tenth anniversary, pulling together over 200 students and industry experts to showcase SFU’s emerging entrepreneurs. Thanks to our title sponsor Westminster Savings (now officially merged with Prospera Credit Union) and to the Beedie School of Business for making this year's event a great success!


About the Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship

The Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship is the interdisciplinary home and academic hub for entrepreneurship and innovation at Simon Fraser University within the Beedie School of Business and in partnership with all SFU Faculties. Here, a diverse network of people and ideas converge to create an environment that fosters entrepreneurial thinking and action. The Institute brings together SFU students, faculty, researchers and community leaders and welcomes entrepreneurs and innovators everywhere to engage and collaborate at the local and global levels.

        Where are you on your educational journey? 

Pre-University Student

Unlike science or math, entrepreneurship is not a subject traditionally taught in elementary or high schools. If you’re a pre-university student, our partners can help you.

Undergraduate Student

If you are starting your own business, making a positive impact, or innovating anywhere. Entrepreneurship is a valuable addition to your studies. 

Graduate Student

If you have a science or tech product or service you are looking to develop and commercialize, then our graduate-level i2I program is designed for you.

Charles Chang Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Open to students in any faculty at Simon Fraser University, the Charles Chang Certificate
in Innovation and Entrepreneurship develops future entrepreneurs using the power of learning by doing.


About Charles Chang

SFU Beedie School of Business alumnus Charles Chang made his name as the founder of plant-based nutrition company Vega.
In June 2016, Chang made a $10 million donation to SFU's Beedie School of Business to establish the Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship.








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