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McGill students use crickets for a business model

Published: 12Mar2013

A group of McGill students (Mohammed Ashour, Gabriel Mott, Shobhita Soor, Jesse Pearlstein and Zev Thompson) hope their plan to breed crickets for use as a viable food source will be a million...

Hult Prize Accelerator Preps Competitors for $1m

Published: 15Aug2013

The problem: finding a high-quality source of protein for hundreds of millions of people that can be raised quickly, without consuming a lot of land, water, and other resources....

Hult Prize: Ending Hunger, One Cricket at a Time

Published: 26Mar2013

If I broke the news to you that MBA students tend to be highly competitive individuals, you may not be too surprised. The Pope is, also, apparently Catholic, and all politicians are credible and...

Feeding the World's Under-Nourished... With Crickets

Published: 4Apr2013

Insects are not regular fare on Western menus, but a surprising number of people worldwide--perhaps as many as 2.5 billion--eat them happily on a regular basis. High in protein, low in fat, and...

Desautels MBAs promote social good and compete for $1 million

Published: 5Mar2013

Desautels MBA students Mohammed Ashour, Jesse Pearlstein, Shobhita Soor, Zev Thompson, and Gabriel Mott, beat out over 40 teams, including Harvard, MIT and Yale, to win the Boston Regional Finals...

Carleton Grad among Finalists in Prestigious Hult Prize Competition

Published: 4Apr2013

This fall, Carleton alumnus Gabe Mott and his team will stand before world business leaders and former U.S. President Bill Clinton and ask for $1 million....

MBA students win first place at USC Marshall Global Consulting Challenge

Published: 6Mar2013

MBA students Khaled Kahale, Hamidreza Mafi, Juan Camilo Ramirez, David Solomon and Scott Weatherhead represented Desautels Faculty of Management for the first time at the USC Marshall Global...

MBAs champion social entrepreneurship and compete for $1 million

Published: 29Apr2013

A group of Desautels MBA students beat out over 40 teams and 10,000 applicants, including representatives from Harvard, MIT, and Yale, to win the 2013 Hult Prize Boston Regional Finals....

Desautels Students' Concept of Solving Urban Hunger with Diet of Crickets Scores Big Points in Social Entrepreneurship Contest

Published: 6May2013

A world without hunger could mean a world with a lot more crickets, according to a team of MBA students at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management.  ...

Crickets as food source

Published: 12Mar2013

With his team, Mohammed Ashour, a Master's candidate at McGill University, won a regional championship of a special competition to have their proposal of crickets as a food source for impoverished...

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