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Start a Business

Many students and recent graduates have had extremely rewarding experiences setting up their own businesses. These ideas have ranged from offering private tutoring lessons, to companies which have successfully grown and launched their careers. 

If you are one of those inspired, motivated business thinkers, CaPS offers many resources to get you started. We encourage you to thoroughly investigate your ideas as we want to ensure you are well informed of all the steps you need to take.

McGill Dobson Centre

The McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship is a resource centre for those who are interested in entrepreneurship. The centre offers both education and support to student entrepreneurs, including the Dobson Cup Business Plan Competition. The McGill Dobson Cup is an annual opportunity for entrepreneurs to showcase their business ideas and not-for-profit start-ups. 

For more information, visit the Centre:

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management (Bronfman Building)
Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies
1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Room 649
Montreal, QC H3A-1G5
Tel: 514-398-2433
Email: entrepreneurship [at] mcgilldobson [dot] com

The Centre offers Start-up Boot Camp for entrepreneurs. 

For network opportunities in the entrepreneurial community of Montreal, and programs and events that will expose you to the various facets of new ventures, join the McGill Entrepreneurs Society (MES)

School Programs

Where to Start?

Tools and resources offering guidance on how to start your business, where to find financing programs and business centres and how to manage and grow your business.

Programs and Services in Montreal/Quebec

Contests & Funding

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