McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship

Taiga solidifies head start in race to produce off-road electric vehicles

Published: 3Jun2021

Taiga Motors Corporation, formerly Canaccord Genuity Growth II Corp., recently announced completion of the Qualifying Transaction, solidifying its status as a leading publicly-traded manufacturer...

Transforming air travel for people with disabilities

Published: 22Apr2021

An idea that arose from a nightmarish flight experience for Sandra Gualtieri, founder of Gualtieri Inventions, has blossomed into an innovative new product for people living with disabilities....

McGill students partner with disability rights activist to design comfortable airplane seat

Published: 8Apr2021

Sandra Gualtieri, an entrepreneur and disability rights activist with cerebral palsy, enlisted the help of four McGill students to design a custom airplane seat that alleviates discomfort for...

Interius Farms reaches new heights in vertical farming

Published: 19Nov2020

Desautels alumni Jonnie Lawson (BCom’19) 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,...

Dobson Cup winner uses AI to help railroads cut costs, reduce environmental footprint

Published: 19Nov2020

As a student at McGill, Dev Jain (BEng’19) launched a company aimed at introducing North America’s 650 railways to industry-disrupting innovation. This year, RailVision Analytics won first place in...

McGill among world’s leading universities for female founders

Published: 24Sep2020

McGill University has been named in the top 25 undergraduate programs for female founders in the 2020 PitchBook University rankings.

Meet the Tesla of snowmobiles

Published: 4Apr2019

McGill Dobson Cup winners Taiga Motors discuss the path to commercialization of the world’s first electric snowmobile, which boasts 0-60 mph in just three seconds and zero emissions to boot....

“No one ever says you can create your own job”: Catalyzing women’s big ideas

Published: 21Mar2019

Randi Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media recently spoke at Place des Arts in Montreal about empowering fellow women to pursue their entrepreneurial ambitions without qualms,...

A glowing victory at HEC case competition

Published: 21Sep2018

MONTREAL, Quebec. On the evening of the HEC Social Business Creation competition, McGill start-up Kajou delivered, coming home with the First place prize of $15,000 for their business venture....

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