McGill Startup Tour

​McGill Startup Tour

The McGill Startup Tour (formerly Demo Days) is about developing the McGill entrepreneurship ecosystem, showcasing the success’ of our start-ups, and promoting our highly beneficial program. It's an opportunity for the most promising McGill startups from the McGill Dobson Cup and the McGill X-1 Accelerator to pitch and engage with the global McGill alumni community of successful entrepreneurs, investors and VCs.

The goal is to highlight the best of entrepreneurship and innovation at McGill, while also connecting McGill startup founders with potential investors and mentors with the hopes of raising venture capital financing.

McGill Startup Tour: Montreal

Date: September 10, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Location: Club Soda, 1225 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2X 2S6

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As the McGill X-1 Accelerator barrels towards a strong finish, Demo Days are top of mind. On September 10, you can come cheer on the home team, right here in Montreal.

Schedule

5PM-6PM — Doors open
6PM-615PM — Opening Remarks
615PM-715PM — Pitches from the McGill X-1 Accelerator 2019 cohort
715PM-8PM — Closing Remarks & Networking

Teams Presenting in Montreal

  • ArkAngel AI: Digital prevention program for overweight people at high risk of develop type 2 diabetes to lose weight and prevent the disease before it’s too late.
  • CHK PLZ: A mobile application that streamlines the billing process at restaurants and bars, allowing customer to view and pay their bills from their own smartphone.
  • FemTherapeutics: Taking a personalized approach to treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse.
  • Geek-It! An e-commerce platform for geek culture.
  • First Mark: Software for film sets to run digitally, safely, and with less cost and effort, so that production teams focus on what matters - making great films and television.
  • LunchBox: Allows consumers to save time and money by ordering food in advance from restaurants around them. By using dynamic pricing, we offer the best price for every meal.
  • PDT Food Depot: A food redistribution network to bridge the gap between surplus food and hunger.
  • Turbodega: A collaborative software management tool that improves competitiveness of small grocery stores in Latin America -providing access to better prices, fair credits and advanced analytics.
  • VitalTracer: A medical startup whose focus is on managing cardiovascular disease in the domain of personalized medicine. Our smartwatch continuously estimates vital signs such as blood pressure and oxygen saturation.
  • Yuma: The control centre for your weekly food replenishment.


McGill Startup Tour: NYC

Date: September 17, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Location: ThirdBridge, 1411 Broadway, 31st floor, New York, NY 10018, USA

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Our first stop on our McGill Startup Tour 2019 tour is New York City! Join our McGill X-1 startups, Dobson Cup winners, world-class entrepreneurs, and New York-based McGill Alumni to support for Canadian entrepreneurship and innovation.

Schedule

5PM-6PM — Doors open
6PM-615PM — Opening Remarks
615PM-715PM — Pitches from the McGill X-1 Accelerator 2019 cohort
715PM-8PM — Closing Remarks & Networking

Teams Presenting in NYC

  • ArkAngel AI: Digital prevention program for overweight people at high risk of develop type 2 diabetes to lose weight and prevent the disease before it’s too late.
  • CHK PLZ: A mobile application that streamlines the billing process at restaurants and bars, allowing customer to view and pay their bills from their own smartphone.
  • FemTherapeutics: Taking a personalized approach to treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse.
  • Geek-It! An e-commerce platform for geek culture.
  • First Mark: Software for film sets to run digitally, safely, and with less cost and effort, so that production teams focus on what matters - making great films and television.
  • LunchBox: Allows consumers to save time and money by ordering food in advance from restaurants around them. By using dynamic pricing, we offer the best price for every meal.
  • PDT Food Depot: A food redistribution network to bridge the gap between surplus food and hunger.
  • Turbodega: A collaborative software management tool that improves competitiveness of small grocery stores in Latin America -providing access to better prices, fair credits and advanced analytics.
  • VitalTracer: A medical startup whose focus is on managing cardiovascular disease in the domain of personalized medicine. Our smartwatch continuously estimates vital signs such as blood pressure and oxygen saturation.
  • Yuma: The control centre for your weekly food replenishment.


McGill Startup Tour: Boston

Date: September 19, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Location: The Canadian Consulate - 3 Copley Pl, Boston, Massachusetts, 02116 USA

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McGill Alumni and the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship present Boston Demo Day, showcasing McGill X-1 Accelerator startups and dynamic McGill entrepreneurs, while highlighting programs and support for entrepreneurship at the University. Join us, along with Boston-based McGill Alumni to celebrate McGill's leaps in entrepreneurship and innovation.

Schedule

5PM-6PM — Doors open
6PM-615PM — Opening Remarks
615PM-715PM — Pitches from the McGill X-1 Accelerator 2019 cohort
715PM-8PM — Closing Remarks & Networking

Teams Presenting in Boston

  • ArkAngel AI: Digital prevention program for overweight people at high risk of develop type 2 diabetes to lose weight and prevent the disease before it’s too late.
  • CHK PLZ: A mobile application that streamlines the billing process at restaurants and bars, allowing customer to view and pay their bills from their own smartphone.
  • FemTherapeutics: Taking a personalized approach to treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse.
  • Geek-It! An e-commerce platform for geek culture.
  • First Mark: Software for film sets to run digitally, safely, and with less cost and effort, so that production teams focus on what matters - making great films and television.
  • LunchBox: Allows consumers to save time and money by ordering food in advance from restaurants around them. By using dynamic pricing, we offer the best price for every meal.
  • PDT Food Depot: A food redistribution network to bridge the gap between surplus food and hunger.
  • Turbodega: A collaborative software management tool that improves competitiveness of small grocery stores in Latin America -providing access to better prices, fair credits and advanced analytics.
  • VitalTracer: A medical startup whose focus is on managing cardiovascular disease in the domain of personalized medicine. Our smartwatch continuously estimates vital signs such as blood pressure and oxygen saturation.
  • Yuma: The control centre for your weekly food replenishment.


McGill Startup Tour: Toronto

Date: October 2, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Location: FundThrough, 260 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 2E4 Canada

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Join Toronto alumni for an evening of pitches from innovative startups fostered by the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship, McGill's hub of entrepreneurial activity, and McGill's X-1 Accelerator, an intensive 10-week summer program designed to accelerate startups towards investment readiness and launch.

Schedule

5PM-6PM — Doors open
6PM-615PM — Opening Remarks
615PM-715PM — Pitches from the McGill X-1 Accelerator 2019 cohort
715PM-8PM — Closing Remarks & Networking

Teams Presenting in Toronto

  • ArkAngel AI: Digital prevention program for overweight people at high risk of develop type 2 diabetes to lose weight and prevent the disease before it’s too late.
  • CHK PLZ: A mobile application that streamlines the billing process at restaurants and bars, allowing customer to view and pay their bills from their own smartphone.
  • FemTherapeutics: Taking a personalized approach to treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse.
  • Geek-It! An e-commerce platform for geek culture.
  • First Mark: Software for film sets to run digitally, safely, and with less cost and effort, so that production teams focus on what matters - making great films and television.
  • LunchBox: Allows consumers to save time and money by ordering food in advance from restaurants around them. By using dynamic pricing, we offer the best price for every meal.
  • PDT Food Depot: A food redistribution network to bridge the gap between surplus food and hunger.
  • Turbodega: A collaborative software management tool that improves competitiveness of small grocery stores in Latin America -providing access to better prices, fair credits and advanced analytics.
  • VitalTracer: A medical startup whose focus is on managing cardiovascular disease in the domain of personalized medicine. Our smartwatch continuously estimates vital signs such as blood pressure and oxygen saturation.
  • Yuma: The control centre for your weekly food replenishment.


McGill Startup Tour: San Francisco

Date: October 15, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Location: Sonder, 101 15th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

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San Francisco is to entrepreneurs what Los Angeles is to actors. Join this year's McGill X-1 cohort, Dobson Cup winners, world-class entrepreneurs, and San Francisco-based McGill Alumni to support Canadian entrepreneurship and innovation.

Schedule

5PM-6PM — Doors open
6PM-615PM — Opening Remarks
615PM-715PM — Pitches from the McGill X-1 Accelerator 2019 cohort
715PM-8PM — Closing Remarks & Networking

Teams Presenting in San Francisco

  • ArkAngel AI: Digital prevention program for overweight people at high risk of develop type 2 diabetes to lose weight and prevent the disease before it’s too late.
  • CHK PLZ: A mobile application that streamlines the billing process at restaurants and bars, allowing customer to view and pay their bills from their own smartphone.
  • FemTherapeutics: Taking a personalized approach to treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse.
  • Geek-It! An e-commerce platform for geek culture.
  • First Mark: Software for film sets to run digitally, safely, and with less cost and effort, so that production teams focus on what matters - making great films and television.
  • LunchBox: Allows consumers to save time and money by ordering food in advance from restaurants around them. By using dynamic pricing, we offer the best price for every meal.
  • PDT Food Depot: A food redistribution network to bridge the gap between surplus food and hunger.
  • Turbodega: A collaborative software management tool that improves competitiveness of small grocery stores in Latin America -providing access to better prices, fair credits and advanced analytics.
  • VitalTracer: A medical startup whose focus is on managing cardiovascular disease in the domain of personalized medicine. Our smartwatch continuously estimates vital signs such as blood pressure and oxygen saturation.
  • Yuma: The control centre for your weekly food replenishment.


McGill Startup Tour: L.A.

Date: October 17, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Location: TBD

Schedule

5PM-6PM — Doors open
6PM-615PM — Opening Remarks
615PM-715PM — Pitches from the McGill X-1 Accelerator 2019 cohort
715PM-8PM — Closing Remarks & Networking

Teams Presenting in L.A.

Coming soon!


McGill Startup Tour: London, UK

Tentative date: October 23, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Location:

Seedrs HQ - Churchill House, 142-146 Old St, London, ENGLAND

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For the very first time, McGill Alumni and the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship present London Demo Day, showcasing McGill X-1 Accelerator startups and McGill entrepreneurs. Join us, along with London-based McGill Alumni to support McGill's world-class entrepreneurs.

Schedule

5PM-6PM — Doors open
6PM-615PM — Opening Remarks
615PM-715PM — Pitches from the McGill X-1 Accelerator 2019 cohort
715PM-8PM — Closing Remarks & Networking

Teams Presenting in London, UK

Coming soon!