One of SFU’s largest entrepreneurship competitions is celebrating 10 years of inspiring student social innovation.
Opportunity Fest 2021, hosted by the Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship, and sponsored by Prospera Credit Union and the Beedie School of Business, brought together interdisciplinary student entrepreneurs from Grade 3 to university. Oppfest 2021 was hosted on zoom and featured more than 290 people, including 45 industry professionals and professors as judges, more than 51 student ventures, and 23 prize winners.
To qualify for Opportunity Fest, students had to either be taking part in one of the Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship’s Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurshipcourses or be a part of one of the young innovators’ programs (such as Power Play, YELL and SFU’s Bright Ideas).
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Created to promote and support British Columbia’s high tech research and development industry, Discovery Foundation, a registered charity, facilitates innovation by delivering the Technology Education Program (TEP). As funding agents of the Discovery Foundation, together the Chang Institute and Venture Connection’s programs have benefited from over $400,000 through the foundation’s TEP since 2010.
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