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Are you looking to bring your business idea to life? Join the McGill Dobson Lean Startup Program or the Health Sciences Lean Startup Program this Fall and gain relevant knowledge and guidance to make it a reality!

Our Mission

The McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship was founded in 1988 and has established itself as the hub of entrepreneurial activity at McGill University. Our mission is to develop and support McGill entrepreneurs stemming from all 10 faculties, as they seek to build innovative companies with a purpose.

The Centre has more than 450 active startups that collectively have raised $1+ Billion and created more than 6,000 new jobs.

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2020-2021 Annual Report

The 2020-2021 Annual Report highlights the incredible startups and the community that rallied to make help them succeed.


The Dobson Community in Numbers (December 2020)

450Active Startups
6,000+new jobs created
$1+ Billion

raised by our startups


10,000+highly engaged members in our ecosystem
10McGill Faculties


24universities represented
40%co-/founded by women 

Updated: December 2020

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