Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship

Dobson Centre explores the future and emergent technologies

Published: 25Oct2017

On October 18, the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship hosted its third workshop of the fall season, which focused on the technological innovations that are shaking up the business world....

McGill-Notman partnership takes McGill startups one step further

Published: 11Oct2017

Established under the McGill Innovation Collective, the McGill-Notman partnership offers short-term residencies to startup cofounders affiliated with McGill either as students, alumni, or as staff...

McGill X-1 Accelerator: seventh week at a glance

Published: 2Aug2017

Week seven of the McGill X-1 Accelerator was all about two things: Announcing a transformative $2 million gift from the John Dobson Foundation, and setting up for the upcoming Demo Days.

McGill X-1 Accelerator: third week at a glance

Published: 29Jun2017

For week 3 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator, the theme was Business Models and Startup Financials. Podlegal’s Philippe-Olivier Daniel got the ball rolling by telling participants to go for a...

2016 McGill Dobson Cup winners eye US expansion

Published: 14Jun2017

From winning first place for Social Enterprise track in the 2016 McGill Dobson Cup to an upcoming US tour with an eye towards expansion, McGill alumni Chloe Chow (BSc’15) and Sarah Fennessy know...

Legal start-up clinic (Dobson Centre)

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The McGill Students’ Legal Start-up Clinic offers pro bono legal services to aspiring entrepreneurs from the Montréal start-up community and the McGill student body.

Reconstruire à l’heure de l’entrepreneuriat social

Published: 4Jul2014

Au cœur du centre-ville ravagé de Lac-Mégantic, créer une résidence pour développer et porter des projets d’entreprise. Voilà le plan que trois étudiants de l’Université McGill — Cécile Branco-Côté...

Flatbook rebrands as ‘Sonder,’ lands $10 million investment

Published: 18Oct2016

Montreal’s Flatbook is rebranding as “Sonder” amid a large fundraising escapade that will see the startup bank $10 million....

McGill X1 Accelerator interviews & team meetings (Dobson Centre)

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The McGill X-1 Accelerator is an intensive 10-week summer program to learn the skills to become better entrepreneurs.

Yogurt maker builds Cult following but aims for mainstream sales

Published: 13Aug2015

The chain of events that culminated in the creation of Cult Yogourt began 15 years ago, when Montreal resident Adam Coape-Arnold drank unfiltered water during a stay at a coffee plantation in Costa...

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