Glenn Walsh
Gift: $1,000,000
Recipient: University of British Columbia

Purpose: To support a seed fund run by entrepreneurship@UBC, which provides startup programs, industry mentorship, office and maker space, and seed funding to help UBC student, alumni, faculty and staff entrepreneurs take their ventures from idea to market.
Link: Walsh is an alumnus of UBC’s faculty of applied science and founder of mining construction company the Tercon Group.