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Alexis Ohanian to Desautels Gathering: “Don’t Get Hung Up on Great Ideas – Get Started on Them”

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:39

On March 11, Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder Reddit, paid a visit to the Desautels Faculty of Management during one of the last stops of his North American tour to promote his book, “Without Their Permission.” The book describes how he started the front page of the internet from scratch with his partner Steve Huffman. “Everyone has great ideas. No one wakes you up in the middle of the night to say ‘I have a terrible idea.’ We all have great ideas. The difference is, the barrier to entry for us is as low as a laptop and time and an internet connection.

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McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition

Wed, 2014-03-19 (All day) - Wed, 2014-03-26 (All day)

Now accepting applications.

Click here to register your start-up into the competition

Click here for competition guidelines

WHAT IS THE MDC START-UP COMPETITION?

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McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Plan Writing Workshop

Thu, 2014-03-13 17:30 - 19:00
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Do you want guidance on how to write your social enterprise or for-profit start-up plan for the MDC Start-UP Competition? This workshop is for you!

The MDC Start-UP Competition is giving away $60,000 in prizes - 2 page start-up plans are due the week of March 19-26. 

Open to EVERYONE affiliated with McGill. 

You'll be given guidance on what should be included in your social enterprise or for-profit start-up plan. If you are looking to win from $60k in prizes, be sure to put all the odds on your side. 

Source Site: /desautels

Global MIT Founders' Skills Accelerator

Fri, 2014-02-28 14:34

Apply to be the only Canadian university student group in Summer 2014 at the MIT Global Founders Skills Accelerator!

You have the chance to go to MIT with select groups of MIT students and several foreign universities.

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McGill Dobson Cup Boot Camp

Wed, 2014-02-12 10:52

The McGill Dobson Cup (MDC) Start-UP Boot Camp is all about action, training, knowledge, and collaboration. You will learn from successful start-UP veterans, students, lawyers, as well as, through interactive activities with your peers. Keep your eyes open for potential business partners, they are all around you! 

Source Site: /desautels

Kickstart MDC

Mon, 2013-10-28 09:53

Interested in Entrepreneurship?

The Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial studies is hosting Kickstart the McGill Dobson Cup Wednesday, November 6 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.

ALL students from ALL faculties at McGill are invited.

There are 3 parts to this evening:

1 - Learn about McGill’s Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies & The McGill Dobson Cup (MDC), both of which are great tools to help you develop your business ideas

Source Site: /desautels

McGill Dobson Cup Boot Camp

Fri, 2014-01-31 08:30 - 18:00
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Date: January 31, 2014 
Time: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Bronfman building

The McGill Dobson Cup (MDC) Start-UP Boot Camp is all about action, training, knowledge, and collaboration. You will learn from successful start-UP veterans, students, lawyers, as well as, through interactive activities with your peers. Keep your eyes open for potential business partners, they are all around you! 

Source Site: /desautels