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York University entrepreneurship program celebrates graduates

It was a highly successful evening of pitches, networking, and a new award announcement for Innovation York’s entrepreneurship unit, LaunchYU on Sept. 19. The LaunchYU Graduation and Launch Day was a culmination of an intensive four month program, AccelerateUP, which is offered as a part of LaunchYU, and provides support to budding entrepreneurs as they […]

York U students 'hack for a better world'

  Some 58 students from various Faculties gathered for two days in February to "hack for a better world" during the third annual Steacie Library Dungeon Hackfest at York University. The 30-hour hacking marathon is organized by the York University Libraries and Launch YU, York’s entrepreneurship program. This year's Hackfest began early on the morning […]

York University launches LaunchYU: a campus-wide entrepreneurship program

TORONTO, November 10, 2014 – York University today announced the creation of LaunchYU, a campus-wide initiative that supports early-stage entrepreneurship and helps to accelerate start-up companies within York University and the surrounding community. The LaunchYU initiative will identify students and youth interested in exploring entrepreneurship as a viable career option, foster their entrepreneurial endeavours, and […]