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A group of aspiring entrepreneurs presenting at the ENTR Pitch Competition in Fall 2019.

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Supports in place for entrepreneurs during COVID-19

March 31, 2020 — 
The Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub has compiled a list of the many supports that are in place for all entrepreneurs, including women, in response to COVID-19.

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CBC News: In the wake of COVID-19, what can Manitobans expect in the next few weeks?

March 26, 2020 — 
As more Canadians are staying home and practicing social distancing, the economy is taking a hit. University of Manitoba marketing professor Fang Wan says business owners in Manitoba and abroad will have to adapt or die.

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Josh Zaporzan, Venture Coach at the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship

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Virtual support for entrepreneurs during COVID-19

March 26, 2020 — 
When life gives you lemons…make lemonade! It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has quickly and drastically changed people’s lives across the globe. But this doesn’t mean productivity or creativity needs to stall.

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Bicycle delivery person on city street

COVID-19 crisis will drive innovation, says business expert

March 24, 2020 — 
Wan is convinced that a shift in business models will enable many businesses to survive, and perhaps even thrive.

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Wpg Free Press: Economist feels markets behaving exactly as expected in times of fear, uncertainty

March 23, 2020 — 
Chi Liao, a behavioural finance expert in the Asper School of Business, shares her thoughts

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Fang Wan is teaching her MBA course entirely online

Online learning the way to go during COVID-19 crisis

March 20, 2020 — 
Wan and her Asper colleagues have worked fast and hard on moving much of their programming online

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UM researchers receive federal and provincial funding for COVID-19 projects

March 20, 2020 — 
UM researchers have received funding for projects directly related to COVID-19, including one that looks at a promising vaccine

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Kelly Mahoney, Director of the Career Development Centre, speaking to students at the 2019 Celebrating Co-op event.

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Message from the Asper Career Development Centre for students and employers

March 18, 2020 — 
In response to the COVID-19 threat, the University of Manitoba is minimizing contact between people and as of Wednesday March 18th, has moved all classes to an on line forum. The University is still open. 

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Economist says Feds need to make choices to boost economy during COVID-19 crisis

March 18, 2020 — 
Dr. John McCallum said this is not the time for the federal government to raise any taxes in its upcoming budget.

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A message from Asper Dean Gady Jacoby regarding COVID-19

March 16, 2020 — 
This message is regarding the next steps for Asper students and our School’s role in helping contain the transmission of COVID-19.

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