Dobson Cup

Adam B. Coape-Arnold: Artisantrepreneur

Published: 31Jul2014

Adam B. Coape-Arnold came to McGill’s School of Continuing Studies the day before classes started for the Fall 2013 semester in order to see what the School offered.

McGill students’ plans to help rebuild Lac-Mégantic win praise

Published: 25Jun2014

One year after a runaway train transporting oil plowed through the downtown core of Lac-Mégantic, igniting and razing much of the town’s commercial centre, three McGill University students with a...

Dobson Cup 2013 Competition

26Mar2013

McGill Start-Up Plan CompetitionHosted by The Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies THE ONLY DAY TO ENTER IS MARCH 26, 2013/sustainabilityCategory: Sustainability

Mégantic : se réinventer, après la crise

Published: 9Sep2014

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...

Bold ideas take flight at McGill Dobson Cup

Published: 26Jun2014

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....

New Internet Start-Up Hypejar Uses Social Media to Accurately Forecast Demand for Future Products

Published: 11Jul2013

An online social platform that accurately forecasts future sales of new products has won first place at the Desautels Faculty of Management’s entrepreneurial competition, the Dobson Cup....

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

Published: 2Oct2014

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...

Student initiative for Lac-Megantic

Published: 3Jul2014

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

Universities that Teach You to Change the World

Published: 23Oct2013

Just three months after graduating this year from the University of Waterloo, Jonathan Rivard’s startup company had generated $130,000 in revenue....

One last look at 2014: McGill’s year in review

Published: 20Jan2015

From naming Michael A. Meighen as the University’s new Chancellor in January to having two students earning Rhodes Scholarships in December, 2014 was yet another eventful year for McGill. As we...

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