Dobson Programming

From Ideation to Exit

The McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship supports startups through every stage of the entrepreneurial journey.

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1. Ideation

You have an idea to address a real-world problem. You aim to test the viability of your concept, explore your market, iterate your solution and create a business plan for launching your startup.

Apply to our Ideation Programs


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2. Validation

You have a business plan with a clear value proposition. You are elaborating your go-to market strategy, iterating your MVP and validating product-market-fit with early users/customers.

Apply to our Validation Programs

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3. Acceleration

You have a functioning MVP, early traction, and a diverse founding team. You aim to grow your market, refine your business model and prepare for investor fundraising to scale your business.

Apply to our Acceleration Programs

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4. Fundraising

Your growing startup is actively fundraising, meets all the criteria set forth in the Acceleration Phase and has completed the Bootcamp & Cup and/or the X-1 Accelerator.

Apply to our Fundraising Program

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