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Fundraising For A Humanitarian Startup? Show VCs The Money

Mon, 2017-01-16 10:30

A noticeable fraction of the thousands of startups I have looked at in the last seven years have made attacking a societal evil (e.g., hunger, homelessness, etc) a key part of why they exist. This is extremely laudable from a moral perspective. We should thank those people for their big hearts and open minds.

However, when trying to secure a venture investment to fund such an endeavor, these startups often fail to include an absolutely necessary section in the pitch deck: How is this investment going to make a bleeping lot of money for its institutional investors?

Source Site: /desautels

SEMINAR: Environmental Cardiology

Mon, 2017-01-16 10:19

François Reeves, MD
Cardiologist and Associate professor of Medicine, Université de Montréal

Environmental Cardiology

Monday, 23 January 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm – McIntyre Medical Building
3655 promenade Sir William Osler – Meakins – Rm 521

Source Site: /epi-biostat-occh

Four Canadian business schools ranked among the ‘global elite’

Mon, 2017-01-16 10:27

The UBC Sauder School of Business was one of four Canadian business schools to be ranked in the Global Elite Quadrant of the QS Global 250 Business Schools Report, the Globe and Mail reported.

The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, also qualified for the elite category.

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Four Canadian business schools ranked among the ‘global elite’

Mon, 2017-01-16 10:23

Four of Canada’s leading business schools have achieved top marks in the annual QS Global 250 Business Schools Report, which was released on Thursday.

The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, and Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia were all rated as outstanding in graduate employability and academic standards.

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McGill performance taps the music of Martin Luther King Junior

Mon, 2017-01-16 10:13

Schulich School of Music jazz professor and grammy-nominated composer John Hollenbeck marks Martin Luther King Day with unique performance.  (Full CBC article in sidebar link)

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Between Shul and State: Lesbian Orthodox women negotiate religion and law

Tue, 2017-02-07 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 201, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Regroupement Droit, Changements et Gouvernance (www.rdcg.org) has the pleasure of welcoming Eliza Bateman (DCL/PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, McGill University) for the February Midi-confé

Source Site: /law

Sustainability Fridays: January Edition

Fri, 2017-01-27 16:00 - 18:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

Every month, McGill's diverse sustainability community has a unique opportunity to come together, unwind and talk shop: Sustainability Friday.

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McGill Independent Study Away Information Sessions for Summer 2017, Fall 2017 and/or Winter 2018

Sat, 2017-01-14 11:48

Interested in applying for an Exchange or an Independent Study Away for Summer, Fall 2017 and/or Winter 2018?


If so, you must attend an information session regarding studying abroad. Click here for more details and a listing of our information session dates.
 

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"Canadian Exceptionalism: Are we good or are we lucky?" 22nd annual conference of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

Thu, 2017-02-09 (All day) - Fri, 2017-02-10 (All day)
Sofitel Montreal : 1155, Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 2N3
Price: $25 for students | $75 general

As we embark on 2017, one issue is certain to dominate our attention in the months to come: the anti-immigrant uprising and the rise of right-wing populism that fueled Brexit, the victory of Donald Trump, and the rise of nationalist movements acro

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Contact: Adriana Goreta
Organization: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
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Office Phone: 514.398.3675
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B.A. Lawyer. Is Law School for You? Get the Scoop!

Wed, 2017-01-25 16:30 - 18:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH room 101, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Law School. Should you go? What’s it like? How do you get in? What types of careers does it lead to? 

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