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A new diverse cohort of Entrepreneurs at UNB’s Summer Institute this year


The 8 businesses and 10 participants are now midway through the program at the J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship’s (TME) Summer Institute program at University of New Brunswick. This years particiants were chosen out of 113 businesses from 14 different countries that applied, with 60% of the applicants being female. 

The program includes a wide variety of businesses from different background, providing a very creative environment where each young entrepreneur learns to turn their passion into a living at a pace and scale that works for them.

The program is set to wrap up on July 21 with the final demo day and an evening celebration. 

“It’s been incredible to watch how quickly these businesses have developed in a few short weeks,” Program Manager Melissa Erin O’Rourke said. “This cohort has been super diligent about reaching and surpassing their major milestones. I’m excited to see how far they can stretch their limits and what they can accomplish before our final celebration.”

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