McGill Dobson Bootcamp and Cup Competition

Interius Farms reaches new heights in vertical farming

Published: 19Nov2020

Desautels alumni Jonnie Lawson (BCom’20) and Tristan Zeman (BCom’17) are hard at work to make sustainable, year-round produce accessible to Canadians through indoor vertical farms. Over the summer,...

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....

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....

McGill Dobson Cup Boot Camp

Published: 12Feb2014

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...

Feeling entrepreneurial?

Published: 25Jun2014

“People used to take a traits-based approach to defining entrepreneurs: they are risk-takers, for instance,” says Greg Vit, BCom’80, director of the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship in McGill’s...

Lac-Mégantic: des étudiants proposent un incubateur entrepreneurial

Published: 25Jun2014

Cécile Branco, Ségolène Rolin et Bernard d'Arche, trois étudiants l'Université McGill, ont conçu un projet de centre d'innovation qui pourrait bien voir le jour dans le nouveau centre-ville...

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...

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....

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.

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