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Is this video software company set to take hockey analytics to the next level?

Wed, 2015-08-19 10:16

What actually happened? What was actually important? Those are water cooler questions that go back a long time. They’re also questions that hockey’s number-crunchers have been chasing for some time now. The challenge in answering those questions, since day one, has been the quality of data.
... Buntin is the CEO of SportLogiq, the Montreal-based tech startup which is looking to change the way coaches, scouts, players, fans and broadcasters look at the game.

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Vermögensverwalter Blackrock der "große Elefant im Teich"

Tue, 2015-08-18 12:10

Groß ist gleich gefährlich, diese Gleichung wird spätestens seit der Finanzkrise aufgemacht. Sie gilt für Banken, die als zu "big to fail" bezeichnet wurden.
... Massimo Massa lehrt an der französischen Business School Insead, Davi Schumacher an der McGill University in Montreal und Yan Wang an der Erasmus-Universität in Rotterdam. Der Kern ihrer Untersuchung: Aneger werden dann nervös, wenn sie zu viele Aktien in einer Hand sehen. 

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Research Proposal Presentation: Mr. Abdolmanaf Zargoush

Fri, 2015-08-21 09:30

Mr. Abdolmanaf Zargoush, a doctoral student at McGill University in the CREATE Program will be presenting his research proposal entitled:

A Dynamic Framework for Optimal Pharmacological Treatment of Chronic Diseases with Noisy Measurement:  “Application to Hypertension Management”


August 21, 2015

9:30 AM

Bronfman Building Room 310


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Homecoming 2015

Thu, 2015-10-22 (All day) - Sun, 2015-10-25 (All day)
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

We invite alumni with degree years ending in 5 and 0 to reconnect and reminisce, share accomplishments, and celebrate achievements at Homecoming on October 22 - 25, 2015.

Desautels Homecoming Events:

Friday, October 23 at 4:00pm
Social Economy Initiative Keynote Address

Friday, October 23 at 4:30pm
Faculty Tours

Friday, October 23 at 5:00pm
Desautels' Reconnect Reception

Friday, October 23 at 7:00pm
Gerts Pub Night
Gerts Student Bar, 3480 McTavish Street

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Open House 2015

Sun, 2015-10-25 10:00 - 16:00
Bronfman Building

The Desautels Faculty of Management looks forward to welcoming you to McGill University's Open House on Sunday, October 25, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Prospective students (undergraduate, graduate and doctoral) will have the opportunity to learn more about what the Desautels has to offer both inside and outside the classroom.

BCom Information Sessions: 

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Geoffroy en pleine ascension

Thu, 2015-08-13 13:56

Il y a un mois, Geoffroy lançait le vidéoclip et la chanson You Say, premier extrait d’un EP qui paraîtra cet automne. La pièce, fort accrocheuse, marie brillamment le folk à l’électro. 

Read full artcle: Le Journal de Montréal, August 7, 2015

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Yogurt maker builds Cult following but aims for mainstream sales

Thu, 2015-08-13 13:54

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 Rica.”I got a parasite,” said Coape-Arnold. “It did a number on my gastrointestinal system. I lost my energy, my joie de vivre. I became lactose-intolerant. I never really got over it until I started taking probiotics.”

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Asset Manager M&A Leads to Improved Fund Performance: Study

Thu, 2015-08-13 13:48

Beyond the potential financial benefits of an M&A deal, two of the biggest payouts for asset managers are access to investment expertise and new markets. 
... “We have solid evidence that there are positive synergies for both firms,” says David Schumacher, an assistant professor of Finance at McGill University and co-author of the study.

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Who’s Afraid of BlackRock?

Thu, 2015-08-13 13:46

With US$4-5tn of assets directly under its control, BlackRock is a giant among giants in the financial world, and until recently was firmly under the eye of the Financial Stability Board (FSB).

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Young moms using social media to find, buy products

Thu, 2015-08-13 13:44

A majority of Canadian mothers now rely on social media platforms to both discover and buy products, a new report by Mintel suggests.

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