Tag Archives: University of Alberta

Inspiring innovative alumni to dream big and keep trying

The ThresholdImpact UAlberta Venture Mentoring Service Annual Report is now available online (linked in this post). The University of Alberta Venture Mentoring Service is run by the University of Alberta Alumni Association and provides support to alumni, faculty and staff through group mentorship. Through the program, startup teams are matched with a group of successful […]

ThresholdImpact UAlberta Venture Mentoring Service

ThresholdImpact founder Dr. Ray Muzyka and his wife Leona De Boer have made a major gift to the (newly renamed) ThresholdImpact UAlberta Venture Mentoring Service. On April 9th, it was announced that UAlberta VMS Founding Chair Dr. Ray Muzyka and his wife Leona De Boer generously donated $1 million to the University of Alberta’s Office […]

ThresholdImpact founder at TEDx UAlberta

Dr. Ray Muzyka has been announced as the final plenary session keynote speaker of the upcoming TEDx UAlberta conference, to be held at the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on March 6, 2016. The TEDx UAlberta conference features an inspiring roster of speakers and performers, all guided by the theme of “Looking Glass Into […]

ThresholdImpact founder to receive inaugural Innovation Award

Dr. Ray Muzyka, founder of ThresholdImpact, and his co-founder at BioWare, Dr. Greg Zeschuk, will receive the inaugural Alumni Innovation Award from the University of Alberta September 24th, 2015. The newly created Alumni Innovation Award recognizes University of Alberta alumni that have significantly impacted their profession, community, the U of A, or society at large […]

ThresholdImpact founder featured in New Trail magazine

Dr. Ray Muzyka is featured in this month’s New Trail magazine, in the story entitled “Ray Muzyka’s Next Chapter,” focused on his work in sustainable, profitable impact investing around disruptive information technology, new media and medical innovations, with passionate, capable social entrepreneurs. The story is available in print as well as online, here. http://newtrail.ualberta.ca/spring2014/features/ray-muzyka-next-chapter

Capital Ideas: How do you make mentorship work for you?

Threshold Impact founder Ray Muzyka will speak at the upcoming Capital Ideas lunch series for entrepreneurs, joining the panel focused on how entrepreneurs and mentors alike can maximize the potential of their mentorship relationships: How do you make mentorship work for you? For more information and to register, check out the event registration site or […]

Persistence, Decisions, Disruption and Exits

This post continues the Conversation on Entrepreneurship series from the last few blog posts.  In this blog, I’ll talk about life as an entrepreneur, why focusing entirely on an exit isn’t the best way to grow a company or create enduring value, some things to keep in mind when making decisions, and how to successfully […]