(Toronto, ON) May 15, 2024 – Shreyansh Anand, owner of WaiveTheWait and full-time student at Queen’s University, has won $10,000 and has been named the 2024 Student Entrepreneur National Champion by Enactus, Canada’s largest student leadership development organization, and proud program supporter, John Dobson Foundation.  

WaiveTheWait is dedicated to automating routine administrative tasks at medical clinics to increase efficiency. They provide a suite of products that automate multi-step follow-ups, patient check-ins, document sending & fax labelling; each service individually saves dozens of staff hours every week. 

“Enactus is proud to provide a platform for the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders to help build a better Canada,” said Catherine Fowler, President and CEO of Enactus Canada. Shreyansh Anand is a shining example of the qualities we want to see in tomorrow’s leaders, and we are so proud to recognize and celebrate him through this award!”  

Shreyansh Anand earned the prestigious title of Student Entrepreneur National Champion, after competing against hundreds of other Canadian student entrepreneurs. He went head-to-head with two other student entrepreneur finalists, pitching his business live to a panel of business executives. Shreyansh was crowned Student Entrepreneur National Champion at the Enactus Canada National Exposition Awards Ceremony this evening. 

“Congratulations to Shreyansh Anand on winning the coveted 2024 Student Entrepreneur National Championship,” said Ian Aitken, Director, John Dobson Foundation. “The determination, dedication, and time it takes to launch and operate a thriving business while being a full-time student is nothing short of impressive.” 

Every year, the Enactus Canada National Exposition unites the country’s brightest university and college students, academic professionals and top Canadian CEOs to enable progress by supporting entrepreneurial action through competition, recognition and education.  

For more information about the event, competition updates, and results, visit enactus.ca/events/national-exposition.  


To celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of young Canadians, Enactus Canada runs the Student Entrepreneur National Competition, proudly presented by John Dobson Foundation. The Student Entrepreneur National Competition enhances the success of full-time students operating businesses, who are creating jobs and furthering investments in our economic future. Every year, student entrepreneurs present their businesses to panels of Canada’s industry leaders in national competitions to be named Enactus Canada’s Student Entrepreneur National Champion. 


 Enactus Canada is a registered Canadian charity providing programs to inspire post-secondary students to initiate and operate socially and environmentally positive enterprises. Currently, more than 2000 students on 75 campuses across Canada are engaged in Enactus projects dedicated to improving the quality life for people in their communities, across Canada and around the world.   

For more information, visit enactus.ca.                   

Media Inquiries:
Tyler Maddigan
Manager, Marketing & Communications
Enactus Canada
tyler@enactus.ca | 709.725.8931