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Adam B. Coape-Arnold: Artisantrepreneur

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:07

Adam B. Coape-Arnold came to McGill’s School of Continuing Studies the day before classes started for the Fall 2013 semester in order to see what the School offered.

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Entrepreneurs and big dreams shine at Montreal Startup Festival

Tue, 2014-07-15 17:00

Montrealer Michael Moszberg was studying abroad and in the market for a gym, but didn’t want to make the commitment to a membership.

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Re-building Lac-Megantic

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:28

McGill students Cecile Branco and Bernard d’Arche [winners of the McGill Dobson Cup] tell Camille Ross about their innovative plan to help re-build Lac-Megantic after the devastating train accident.

Watch video: Global Montreal

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Bold ideas take flight at McGill Dobson Cup

Thu, 2014-06-26 16:53

One June 5, four teams were crowned victors of the 2014 McGill Dobson Cup, the annual start-up competition hosted by the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship at the Desautels Faculty of Management. The Centre provides resources and support to all entrepreneurs across McGill and Montreal communities.

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Igniting the Spark of Innovation

Fri, 2014-05-23 16:17

From duct tape to smartphones, every great innovation started with a simple idea. Thanks to the generosity of alumni and donors, some of the game-changing ideas of the future are taking shape right now in the annual McGill Dobson Cup start-up competition.

... “We’ve had 450 participants in the previous three years, and have helped create 28 start-ups: they’re employing people, generating revenues, and attracting investors. That’s very exciting,” says Professor Gregory Vit, BCom’80, Director of the Dobson Centre.

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