Dobson startup rated top invention in Quebec

Published: 9 October 2020

McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship startup Sensequake (McGill X-1 Accelerator 2015) has been recognized as one of the top inventions in Quebec in 2020.

Accelerate your startup with the Dobson Centre

Published: 7 May 2020

The McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship is now accepting applications for the 2020 X-1 Accelerator program. The X-1 Accelerator is a world-class program designed to accelerate early traction...

Holt Accelerator welcomes fresh batch of fintech startups for training

Published: 20 August 2019

Montreal’s Holt Accelerator welcomed its second class of fintech startup executives to a rigorous 12-week training program....

These headphones can read your thoughts

Published: 28 March 2019

Dobson X-1 Accelerator participants Orbityl are on a mission to develop a set of headphones that can be controlled by sensing your brain’s activity....

Catching up with the McGill Dobson Centre

Published: 4 September 2018

McGill students and alumni alike cannot say enough about the important impact that the McGill Dobson Centre’s programming has had on taking their big ideas to the next level....

Recapping the McGill X-1: Week 3

Published: 26 June 2018

The 2018 McGill X-1 Accelerator program is already in full swing....

McGill X-1 Accelerator: second week at a glance

Published: 21 June 2017

Week 2 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator is done! From an opening session with serial entrepreneur Luc Giguere, the week progressed through a second look at Bill Aulet’s Disciplined Entrepreneurship;...

McGill X-1 Accelerator: seventh week at a glance

Published: 2 August 2017

Week seven of the McGill X-1 Accelerator was all about two things: Announcing a transformative $2 million gift from the John Dobson Foundation, and setting up for the upcoming Demo Days.

Priority 3: Community Impact

Being the engine of social and economic value creation among university, local, national, and international communities through the application of Desautels’ research, expertise, and talent....


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