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$1 million donation from the National Bank to the Fondation Montréal inc. fund-raising campaign

Tue, 2014-11-18 12:55

Creation of a business idea competition on Montreal university campuses, launched as part of "je vois mtl" (I see Montreal).

Fondation Montréal inc. enthusiastically announces one of the largest donations in its history, a major gift of $1 million from the National Bank. This contribution will enable Fondation Montréal inc., to create a competition for business ideas on the campuses of Montreal universities.

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McGill Thinkathon - Disrupt Montreal

Fri, 2014-11-21 09:00 - 18:00
Bronfman Building : Second Floor, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Hello World!

The Dobson Centre is organizing the first Thinkathon of 2014 to get developers, designers, and non-technicals solving an issue concerning the city of Montreal.

The whole day is going to be about identifying a major issue in Montreal relating to the improvement of the following:

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Business schools work to bridge the gap between academia and industry

Thu, 2014-10-16 12:06

There’s a story Julian Barlow likes to tell people when he’s making a presentation.

In 1995 he was teaching a transformational leadership course when a student asked if Barlow would lead a training session for his staff.

... Alex Kalil, professor at McGill’s Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies in Montreal, has been a long-standing proponent for injecting industry experience into the classroom. That’s because he has had a decades-long history conversing with students within and outside a campus environment.

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The evolution of the Quartier de l’innovation’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

Thu, 2014-10-02 10:33

In light of the 2008 financial crisis, fostering entrepreneurship has increasingly moved toward the forefront of economic development and city planning. Beyond acting as an important driver of innovation, employment, and productivity growth, entrepreneurship has also been hailed by some as filling the void between wages and living standards. But when we turn to examples of spontaneous entrepreneurial successes in Silicon Valley, is there a specific set of conditions under which these start-ups thrive and attract venture capital?

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Mégantic : se réinventer, après la crise

Tue, 2014-09-09 12:15

J’ai participé à la quatrième et dernière étape de la Tournée des entrepreneurs, hier, à Lac-Mégantic. Journée très différente de celle de Gaspé qui a rassemblé des entrepreneurs de Mégantic, mais beaucoup de gens de l’extérieur, également.

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Re-building Lac-Megantic

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:28

McGill students Cecile Branco and Bernard d’Arche [winners of the McGill Dobson Cup] tell Camille Ross about their innovative plan to help re-build Lac-Megantic after the devastating train accident.

Watch video: Global Montreal

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McGill student Bernard D'Arche, on helping to rebuild Lac Megantic

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:14

Bernard d’Arche, McGill Student [and one of the winners of the Dobson Cup], who came up with a unique idea to help rebuild Lac Megantic.

Listen: 
Tommy Schnurmacher Show

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Reconstruire à l’heure de l’entrepreneuriat social

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:12

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, Ségolène Rolin et Bernard d’Arche — ont élaboré cet hiver lors d’un cours sur l’entrepreneuriat social. Aujourd’hui sur le point de devenir réalité, le « Centre magnétique » aura pour tâche de fédérer les innovations locales et de créer des synergies entre elles.

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Student initiative for Lac-Megantic

Thu, 2014-07-03 14:07

Desautels students Bernard d'Arche and Cécile Branco discuss their Dobson Cup winning initiative on Breakfast Television Montreal.

View video here.

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Bold ideas take flight at McGill Dobson Cup

Thu, 2014-06-26 16:53

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. The Centre provides resources and support to all entrepreneurs across McGill and Montreal communities.

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