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Connect Back

There are many ways to connect back and become an integral part of our entrepreneurship community at Western University. Judge our pitch competitions, mentor student teams through class projects, invest in Western-founded ventures, donate, or share your industry experience through a webinar. You can help our entrepreneurs become extraordinary.

David Simpson moderates a panel on sports and business
Managing Partner, Real Ventures and Western alumni Janet Banniste teaching.

Western Alumni Angels Network

The Western Alumni Angels Network (WAAN) was launched in 2020 to engage, leverage, and stimulate the angel investment community among Western alumni. We aim to democratize angel investing opportunities and create a best-in-class network of diverse, educated investors.

EIR alumni speaking to 4 student entrepreneurs.

Mentorship Program 

Guide and mentor entrepreneurs through our mentorship program. Help aspiring student and alumni entrepreneurs create viable ventures.

Eric Silverberg and Eli Gladstone of Speaker Labs talk to students

Host a Webinar or Workshop

Share your experience and expertise with our students and alumni by leading a webinar or workshop in your specific field. 

Donor Steve Suske

Giving to Western

We are grateful to our Western family – our alumni and friends – who give year after year to make Western exceptional. Through loyal and generous donations, we are investing in opportunities that instill confidence in our students, alumni and faculty to become entrepreneurial leaders in Canada. Together, we will be extraordinary.