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Shad Valley Celebrates the Groundbreaking Next 36 Program

Five outstanding Shads have been selected for the highly competitive Next 36 ( entrepreneurship program. More than 1000 of Canada’s top undergrads applied and were whittled down to just 36 participants. This program is a great next step after Shad Valley!

The Next 36’s goal is to support these remarkable students to become high-impact entrepreneurs. Participants come from any academic discipline and want to take entrepreneurship to the next level. Through the Next 36 program, they enjoy in-class instruction and CEO mentorship from Canadian business leaders, as well as start-up funds for their venture. The world-class faculty hail from Harvard, Wharton, Ivey, Rotman and more.

Shad Valley alumni winners:
Max Brodie, 2010 Shad Valley University of New Brunswick
Joonha (Paul) Lee, 2006 Shad Valley Trent University
Konrad Listwan-Ciesielski, 2010 Shad Valley Lakehead University
Alexandru Litoiu, 2006 Shad Valley Université Laval
Jane Wu, 2007 Shad Valley University of British Columbia

This is the second year of the Next 36, and Shad Valley alumni are consistently winning numerous spots. What a great testimonial for the remarkable quality of our Shads! And, what an extraordinary learning experience for them as well.


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