Our Story

Waterloo Business Review is an online platform preparing undergraduate students for an innovative future by providing insights into business strategy, entrepreneurship, and global affairs.

We are Waterloo Business Review

Waterloo Business Review (WBR) is a School of Accounting and Finance student-run initiative. The WBR is a group of inspired students from diverse disciplines at the University of Waterloo from the fields of economics, legal studies, political science, and beyond.

Our Mission

Educate, Engage and Empower

Through our online publication, we hope to provide engaging content that will equip students with the business acumen to help them build their knowledge and careers.

Our Values

We will push the boundaries with our platform to ensure that our content is a relevant, career-changing resource for all our readers and the professional enviroment they face.

Excellence

We push the limits to ensure each article written creates value and is of the highest quality.

Innovation

Each article will offer new perspectives and thought leadership.

Connection

We build bridges between the various faculties and institutions throughout Waterloo.

Our Vision

Transformation

We envision thousands of undergraduates integrating our business insights into their professional lives to transform their career and levels of expertise.

Our Team

Waterloo Business Review is a driven group of students from diverse disciplines from the University of Waterloo. We believe that this diversity is one of our greatest strengths, as it allows for many different perspectives on various issues.

Founders

Combining interests in journalism, entrepreneurship, and business, Andrew, Michael, and Roberto founded Waterloo Business Review in collaboration and support from the University of Waterloo’s School of Accounting and Finance. Recognizing a gap in the distillation and dissemination of business information for undergraduate students, WBR was created to provide a forum for the student business community within Waterloo.

Andrew Dai

Andrew is a second year student studying Accounting and Financial Management at the University of Waterloo. As a student passionate about enriching the Waterloo community, he is hoping to utilize his various leadership experiences to contribute to the business environment through Waterloo Business Review. Through WBR, it is his hope that readers become not only more knowledgeable, but also are challenged with new perspectives that can be leveraged throughout their careers In his spare time, Andrew enjoys karaoke, sports, and new foods.

Michael Kannampuzha

Michael Kannampuzha is a second year student studying Accounting and Financial Management at the University of Waterloo. Michael first got interested in business news through his involvement in his high school newspaper. Through his involvement in case competitions, he learned more abou the business world and wanted to inspire it more deeply. In his spare time, Michael enjoys watching basketball, listening to music, and trying new restaurants.

Roberto Babaran

Roberto is a second year student studying Accounting and Financial Management at the University of Waterloo. Having participated in numerous start-up programs, he is looking forward to contributing to Kitchener-Waterloo's entrepreneurial ecosystem through Waterloo Business Review. In his spare time, Roberto enjoys cycling, attending community music events, and participating in fellowship.