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Competitions

There are various competitions across the McGill campus and Montreal that may be of interest to entrepreneurs, such as business plan competitions, elevator pitch contests, accelerator programs, etc.  The following provide more details on specific ones currently taking place:


McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition

Phase 1

      March 19 - 26, 2014 – Registration and two page business plan due

Phase 2

     April 15, 2014 – Qualifying teams asked to submit ten page business plan 

     April 23, 2014 – Qualifying Social Enterprise teams present to judges       

     April 24, 2014 – Qualifying For Profit teams present to judges

Phase 3

      May 9, 2014 – Qualifying teams asked to submit fifteen page business plan

      May 28, 2014 – Qualifying teams present final social enterprise plan to judges

      May 29, 2014 – Qualifying teams present final business plan to judges

For full contest rules: http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/sites/mcgill.ca.desautels/files/dobson_cup_2014_competition_details_3.pdf


The Centech, a technological incubator in the Quartier de l’innovation, now welcomes applications from McGill students.

This gives McGill students and graduates an unparalleled opportunity to take the first steps toward becoming entrepreneurs as well as to collaborate with undergraduates and graduate students from other institutions.

Details: http://www.etsmtl.ca/Services/Centech/Soumettre-projet

Deadlines for upcoming rounds of applications: 
April 9, 2014
September 17, 2014
November 19, 2014