McGill X-1 Accelerator

E-Innovation bridges academia and industry

Published: 4 December 2015

What do you get when you combine the minds of three postdoctoral fellows, a PhD student, a professor, and recent, potentially profitable, research? A cutting-edge startup, of course.

Fortier calls for fostering young entrepreneurs

Published: 27 November 2015

The last Innovation Report of the Conference Board of Canada brought encouraging news for Quebec and Canada. But we can do much better, McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier told the Montreal Council on...

Strong Science, Shaky Business Models as Mixed Bag of Startups Grad from X-1 Accelerator

Published: 16 September 2015

The first cohort to graduate from McGill University’s X-1 startup accelerator is a unusual mix....

McGill X-1 Accelerator: fifth week at a glance

Published: 18 July 2017

Product Development was the overall theme for week five of the McGill X-1 Accelerator. On the agenda was a talk by GrandeSlam Product VP Saad Benryane on adopting a customer-centric approach,...

McGill X-1 Accelerator: third week at a glance

Published: 29 June 2017

For week 3 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator, the theme was Business Models and Startup Financials. Podlegal’s Philippe-Olivier Daniel got the ball rolling by telling participants to go for a...

McGill X-1 Accelerator: first week at a glance

Published: 15 June 2017

Week 1 of the 10-week 2017 McGill X-1 Accelerator has come and gone. As participants readied their startups for the journey to investment and launch, they got to know the program and each other, as...

McGill Dobson Centre reveals 2017 X-1 Accelerator cohort

Published: 12 May 2017

This year’s X-1 cohort has been announced. It’s a diverse group, and one that boasts participants from the McGill Dobson Cup and the McGill Lean Startup Program, as well as a higher number of women...

Spotlight on McGill X-1 Accelerator

Published: 21 April 2017

As part of its series on social innovations at different universities, Le Délit recently took a look the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship’s efforts, including the McGill X-1 Accelerator,...

McGill X-1 Demo Day

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 17:00to21:00

The McGill X-1 Accelerator is an intensive 10-week summer program to learn the skills to become better entrepreneurs from June 15 to September 9.Club Soda, 1225 Boul St-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2X...


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