Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

With bold plans to shape a new generation of entrepreneurs, we at the Hunter Centre are striving to teach students to develop the skills to recognize opportunities, embrace challenges and extend Calgary’s entrepreneurial “can-do” spirit while also providing them the foundations critical to starting a business.

Student Opportunities

Are you interested in taking academic courses that will make a real difference in your career? Want to participate in exciting extracurricular activities that will introduce you to new people and opportunities? We can help you unleash your entrepreneurial potential.

Faculty Support

Are you a professor or instructor interested in incorporating innovation experiences into your courses? Get in touch with our team to open a conversation about how we can contribute to the great work you’re already doing.

Join Our Community

Are you interested in volunteering as a mentor, attending events & workshops, or recruiting creative students to work with you as part of a course project? Let us know how can we help you develop a meaningful relationship with entrepreneurial thinkers at the Haskayne School of Business.


Hunter Centre News

RBC Fast Pitch Competition

We are so pleased to announce the winners for the 2020 RBC Fast Pitch Competition: 1st Place Hit System, a wireless concussion detection system 2nd World Blood Investigators, a mobile medical device to offer rapid, low-cost diagnostic testing 3rd Painless Pointe, a pointe shoe made from a thermoplastic material that moulds to dancer's toes.

Thank you to our generous supporters: RBC Foundation, McCarthy Tétrault, MNP , and William Joseph Communications. They have offered over $100,000 in Cash and Gift-In-Kind support for the three winning teams. Also, a big thank you to our judges Cara Wolf, MBA CMC, Patrick Lor, Tasha Brown, Trevor Winkler , Niki Gill and Jordan McGill for engaging with our student teams. And a thank you to the hardworking student teams for going above and beyond as we moved the competition online.

Please take the time to view the video below summarizing the importance of the RBC Fast Pitch.


Fuelling entrepreneurial thinking: RBC Foundation gifts $1M to Haskayne School of Business

Renewed support of entrepreneurial thinking builds on five years of high-impact learning for business students.