May. 06, 2015

They came. They pitched. They won.

A group of Richmond high school students sold the judges on their concept for a computer tablet-based music training aid at the initial Venture Challenge event Saturday at UBC Robson Square in Downtown Vancouver.

In a pressure-filled atmosphere that capped the YELL (Young Entrepreneur Leadership L...

Apr. 30, 2015

VANCOUVER – For the past three years, a number of senior students in the Lower Mainland have had the option to join the Young Entrepreneur Leadership Launchpad (YELL) and learn about business and leadership.

“[The program] brings mentor-based entrepreneurship and leadership to high school students,” said co-founder of YELL Amit Sand...

Feb. 06, 2015

Richmond has plans to increase developer contributions to the affordable housing reserve Graeme Wood / Richmond News

The City of Richmond relies on fees from developers for income, but some on council, such as Coun. Harold Steves, want to veer away from receiving donations for an affordable housing pot, which, he says, clusters poor peopl...

Dec. 09, 2014

Forty Under 40 winner 2014: CEO, Ampri Group, Age: 29

As CEO of the Ampri Group of Companies, Amit Sandhu has overseen the development of hundreds of homes. His role also involves overseeing real estate holdings such as investments in apartments and shopping centres. He is also now overseeing his company’s renovation of Westbrook sho...

Nov. 17, 2014

entrepreneurship@UBC kicks off Global Entrepreneurship Week by Partnering with YELL to Advance Entrepreneurial Education in BC High Schools

Vancouver, BC (November 17, 2014) –The Young Entrepreneur Leadership Launchpad (YELL), an organization that teaches entrepreneurial thinking in British Columbia high schools, and entrepreneurship@U...