[May 2008, Ottawa] Competed as a finalist for the Wes Nicol Entrepreneurial Award.
[April 2008, San Francisco] Won the best international business award at the USF International Business Plan Competition.
[April 2008, Hong Kong] Won an honorable mention award at the HKUST International Business Plan Competition.
[April 2008, Waterloo] Won a seat to the national competition in the Nicol Launchpad$50K venture creation competition.
[Mar 2008, London, Ontario] Competed as a finalist team in the IBK Capital Ivey Business Plan competition.
[Mar 2008, San Jose] Attended the Video Over the Net (Von.x) conference to reprensent the SparkMedia project.
[Mar 2008, Waterloo] Won first place in CBET Entrepreneurship Challenge with the SparkMedia project.
[Dec 2007, Waterloo] Competed as a finalist at the Ignition1k pitch competition with the Finx project
[Sep 2007, Waterloo] Accepted as a candidate to the Master of Business Entrepreneurship in University of Waterloo.
[Jun 2007] Graduated as an Electrical Engineer from the University of Waterloo.
[May 2007] Competed in the Launchpad50k business plan competition with my Everything Magic Inc project, we received valuable feedbacks and decided that the business concept was not viable.
[Jan 2007] Volunteered as a public relations organizer for the Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference (CUTC). It was a great success, we catered to more than 500 students from 20 different universities across Canada.
[Oct 2006] Wrote an article for the school newspaper “Iron Warrior” to encourage students to innovate.
[May 2006] Started a web 2.0 venture called Map My Travel to save people’s time and stress on travel planning. The project terminated after 8 months because I could not generate income from the website and lost focus.
[Aug 2005] Studied in Lund (Sweden) for 6 months and backpacked through Western Europe for the first time. I had a lot of fun but was broke.
[Before Lund] Was a regular college student. I was lost but earnd enough money to get by.
[Back in high school] Wanted to be a rock star.