impact200 finalists pitch their start-ups on NYC networking tour

Published: 21 June 2022

McGill’s impact200 asked students to develop innovative solutions to address society’s most pressing challenges.

Dobson Cup prize winners prepare to pilot colour-changing artificial nails

Published: 16 June 2022

Alejandra Huerta and Isabela Dominguez envision a future where the shade of your nails can change with a tap of your phone. During Huerta’s PhD in chemistry, she considered how organic materials...

Dobson Cup finalist attracts investment from leading venture capital fund

Published: 16 June 2022

Many service-oriented businesses suffered during the pandemic, but it was a boon for Paper, an online tutoring company. Led by Philip Cutler (BEd’13) and Roberto Cipriani (BSc’08), the company was...

Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship announces 2022 Dobson Bootcamp and Cup Winners

Published: 22 April 2022

On March 28th and 29th, 24 startups competed in the final round of the Dobson Bootcamp and Cup Program for over $200,000 in funding across 18 prizes. The winners were announced at the Dobson Cup...

Dobson Founder Series launch with Francis Davidson, Co-Founder, and CEO of Sonder

Published: 22 April 2022

On March 22nd, the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship held the inaugural Dobson Founders Series event, with special guest Francis Davidson, co-founder, and CEO of Sonder Inc.

Celebrating accomplishments of women within the Desautels community

Published: 10 March 2022

On International Women’s Day we highlighted some of the outstanding and accomplished women within the Desautels community, who positively impact our students through their teaching, research,...

McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship unveils program dedicated to women entrepreneurs

Published: 19 November 2021

On November 19, the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship announced the creation of the Entrepreneurial Women Lean Startup Program, slated to launch in the Fall of 2022. The reveal was a grand...

Dobson Centre surpasses $1-billion milestone in startup seed funding

Published: 8 April 2021

Over the past three decades, the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship has catalyzed the creation of 450 active startups that have generated more than 6,000 new jobs. Now, the McGill Dobson...

Reimagining tutoring models in public schools

Published: 22 September 2021

McGill alumni Philip Cutler (BEd’13) and Roberto Cipriani (BSc’08) are combatting academic inequity in over 110 United States public schools and counting. In 2014, their tutoring company, Paper,...


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