University head urges Montreal business leaders to help students fulfill their entrepreneurial ambitions
Nicholas Reichenbach believes in letting the ideas flow.
Similarly, Alexander Kalil, a former portfolio manager in his 70s who teaches at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal, encourages MBA students to take an open-minded approach to business creation.
Read full article: The Globe and Mail, November 16, 2015
Who’s really calling the shots in Canada? Every year, Canadian Business compiles a list of the Power 50, the dealmakers, financiers, entrepreneurs and CEO whisperers who are shaping the way we do business now.
50. Imran Ahmed
Founder, Business of Fashion
Built a huge following in a $1-trillion industry
What better way to learn about starting your own business then from someone who’s already done it? Whether you’re lucky enough to have a successful entrepreneur as a teacher, a mentor, or within your network, the advice they can offer is invaluable.
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When British entrepreneur Oliver Proudlock visited France for a ski season he didn’t expect to sell a chalet and begin his start-up journey. Here is his story...
“I sold a small guest house in the French Alps for a friend a little over half a decade ago and stumbled upon a business model that really worked. I’d begun with a three-bedroom chalet in 2009, perched above the town of Chamonix, offering catered accommodation during the winter ski season and turning into a backpackers lodge once the snow had melted... "
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Speakers include professionals from L’Oréal, Manulife Financial, Stanton Chase International, Yeh! Yogourt & Café, Premier Service, Mediterranean Shipping Company, Bombardier, Deloitte, and many others!
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The Kickstart Innovation event hosted by the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship will show you the resources available on campus to start your own business. You will also have the opportunity to network with successful entrepreneurs.
Date and time: Monday, November 3 from 5:30-7:30pm
Location: Bronfman 201 / 202
From Richard Branson to Steve Jobs, entrepreneurs might be considered the defining business leaders of this generation.
... “When they come into the class, 90 percent of them don't know what they're going to do,” says Alex Kalil, who teaches on two entrepreneurship courses at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management.
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Consider it a cram session for change.
Starting at 9 a.m. on May 21 (in Montreal at least), some of the world’s brightest young thinkers will have one short day to create, develop, and pitch solutions to some of society’s stickiest problems. This is the 24h de l’Innovation competition.