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June 27, 2018

Entrepreneur and philanthropic visionary Nicholas Brathwaite receives honorary degree from McMaster

Brathwaite: "I urge you to define your success not based on money, fame, or fortune, but on the impact you can have on the lives of others."

June 21, 2017

City builders: DeGroote alumni leaving their mark on Hamilton’s downtown core

"Our young professional ecosystem is strong, and we have so many leaders that feel empowered," says Tammy Hwang, B.Com. '05.

February 23, 2017

DeGroote alumna is saving the world’s most precious resource, one innovation at a time

Real Tech helps detect contaminants, reduce energy and water consumption, protect public health, and minimize pollution of our waterways.

November 21, 2016

Founder of THE TEN SPOT offers her top 3 tips for new entrepreneurs

Top 3 Tips for taking the plunge and becoming an entrepreneur.

October 6, 2016

Top 3 Tips for standing out and earning a boardroom seat

Landing a seat on a board is a goal of many professionals. But how does one stand out among the crowd?

April 6, 2016

All hands on deck with entrepreneur Tom Jacques

Jacques, a DeGroote Commerce alumnus, founded Hickory Dickory Decks in 1987. He's been President and CEO ever since.

November 18, 2015

I went into the Den … and survived!

Surviving the Dragons: what I learned from pitching my mobile app, Hangry, on CBC's the Dragons' Den.

October 23, 2015

Dylan Kiteley, BCom ’15: The Startup Boost

Dylan Kiteley, BCom '15 opens a health and supplement business debt free, thanks in part to a third-year job shadowing project at DeGroote.

September 18, 2015

Lisa Mattam, MBA ’01: The science of life

Lisa Mattam, BSc ’97 & MBA ’01 recently launched an organic skincare line, Sahajan.

September 4, 2015

Teresa Cascioli, BCom ’83: M is for Money

Teresa Cascioli, BCom ’83 launches her newest entrepreneurial venture – M is for Money - a children’s book series on financial literacy.

July 31, 2015

Ray Taaeb, B.Com. ’13: Mi Casalova et su Casalova

Entrepreneur and DeGroote grad Ray Taaeb, BCom '13 co-founded Casalova, a site to help streamline the rental process in the GTA.

July 20, 2015

Top 3 three traits to look for in the right business partner

Picking a business partner can be a tough decision. Here are 3 traits to look for to help in your decision making.