Daily Archives: February 11, 2015

Sarah Viala, former Transcontinental student, meets GEM students in Vancouver downtown

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On Tuesday Feb 10th, we had the pleasure to meet Sarah Viala who attended GEM Transcontinental program last year. She first came to Beijing in fall before arriving to Vancouver in spring to study entrepreneurship and sustainable innovation in a program jointly created last year by Grenoble Ecole de Management (France) and Simon Fraser University (Canada).

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Peter McLachlan and Jia Chen, Mobify, Vancouver, talk to GEM & SFU students about entrepreneurship during Innovation Business Week

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After warm welcoming by Jana  (member of the operation team) we started with a quick tour of the company building. Then we had great opportunity to listen to  Jia Chen, the product manager, who pitched about what it is to be an entrepreneur and about his personal experience. Finally, one of the three Mobify’s co-founders, Peter McLachlan, talked to us about the origin of the company, its development and strategy.

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Warren Roy and Kelvin Ng, Global Relay, Vancouver, talk to GEM & SFU students about startups during Innovation Business Week

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Second edition of the Business week in Vancouver kicked off by an excellent speech of Warren Roy, CEO of Global Relay. The Business week is organised for the students from Grenoble Ecole de Management who are participating in Entrepreneurship program run cojointly with Beedie Business School of SFU. Here are some of the most interesting ideas Mr. Roy outlined.

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