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Congratulations Jason Neitsch!

Posted on: Apr 20, 2020

Jason Neitsch, a fourth-year Bachelor of Management student at CUE and Innovation Launchpad @ CUE participant has been selected for the Student Founder Program!

Jason is the founder of JN-Cards, a company that facilitates the buying and selling of cards for users who play the Pokémon Trading Card Game online. Jason is the co-founder of PoTown Store,  a website accompanied by an online app, Poke Awesome Code Catcher,  that has more than 5000 downloads on the Google app store. Make sure you check it out!

Jason was also featured as the CUE entrepreneur of the month in the December edition of CIAR newsletter. Read his story here! We are sure you will enjoy it. 

As part of the program, Jason will get a stipend of $10,000 to work on advancing his company while building a network of like-minded entrepreneurs and growing his client base. In addition, this program will help Jason:

  • Identify and develop early customers
  • Prove the company’s market 
  • Build a strong foundation for the product, team, and company 
  • Learn to sell the product and company to customers and investors. 

There were 47 applications for the Student Founders program and 10 student-led companies made it to the final list. Read the more about the program and the finalists here. The student founder program is funded by Startup Edmonton and Western Economic Diversification. 

It is a proud moment for CUE to see our student entrepreneur become successful.

Congratulations Jason! We look forward to the great things that will come out of this!

About Innovation launchpad @ CUE:

Innovation Launchpad @ CUE is a program for innovative student leaders, like you, to help advance your ideas into innovative solutions. The program employs an objective-based mentoring process with a goal of advancing ideas into reality, and enabling you to tackle the multi-disciplinary world we live in. It prepares you to think differently, communicate effectively and, most importantly, build a network for gurus preparing you for success! Read more about the program here!