Gregory Vit

John Dobson Foundation donates $2 million to support entrepreneurship at McGill

Published: 18Jul2017

Montreal, Quebec, July 18, 2017 - The John Dobson Foundation has announced a donation of $2 million – its largest gift to McGill yet – to fund the McGill X-1 Accelerator program run by the McGill...

Andrea Courey talks about granola, entrepreneurship and compassion

Published: 17May2017

Andrea Courey (BCom’82) was newly divorced, with three kids to feed and no money in the bank when she started Grandma Emily’s Granola. She credits her BCom education with giving her the tools she...

Les FinTech en effervescence

Published: 6Apr2016

Alors que c’est la semaine du Money 2020 en Europe, la plus grande conférence européenne sur les FinTech, penchons-nous sur ce groupe de compagnies qui veut réinventer une des industries les plus...

Professor Gregory Vit: "The Risk in Risk Management: Financial Organizations and the Problem of Conformity" book release

Published: 12Mar2015

McGill Desautels Professor Gregory Vit's book: The Risk in Risk Management: Financial Organizations and the Problem of Conformity was reviewed in the March 2015 Issue of Organization Studies. The...

Bold ideas take flight at McGill Dobson Cup

Published: 26Jun2014

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....

Feeling entrepreneurial?

Published: 25Jun2014

“People used to take a traits-based approach to defining entrepreneurs: they are risk-takers, for instance,” says Greg Vit, BCom’80, director of the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship in McGill’s...

When Clever People do Silly Things with Money

Published: 11Feb2014

Many years in investment banking taught McGill University Professor Gregory Vit that risky decisions ‘happened’ far more frequently than they were thoughtfully ‘made’....

Professor Gregory Vit Wins 2013 MUS Professor of the Year Award

Published: 3May2013

The Management Undergraduate Society (MUS) has awarded the 2013 Professor of the Year Award to Professor Gregory Vit. This annual award recognizes a professor's meaningful involvement with the...