Dobson Cup runneth over

In Focus

After a year of planning, over 150 start-up submissions, 137 pitches, and $117,000 in prizes, the 2016 McGill Dobson Cup has come to a close with four enthusiastic startups claiming a first place victory in four different tracks: Social Enterprise, Health Sciences, Small & Medium Enterprise, and Innovation Driven Enterprise.

Minoring in entrepreneurship, majoring in success

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A new series of Minors is designed to give entrepreneurially minded undergrads the management skills they’ll need to put their ideas into action, whether they’re looking to build an NGO or launch an app.

Millennials and entrepreneurship

Higher Education

A lot of Millennials want to start a business – about one-third to one-half of young Canadians depending on the survey, region, etc. That’s not really a surprising number for the age group dubbed the “Start-up Generation.” What is unexpected, however, is how Millennials actually fare in their quest to become entrepreneurs.

Dobson Cup deadline extended to Feb. 3

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The application window for the McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition has been extended by 48 hours and will now close on Feb. 3, 3 p.m. EST!

Educated entrepreneurs: check the stats, not the stereotype

Higher Education

Picture a successful entrepreneur. How did she get her start? How much education does he have? Chances are good that you pictured a university dropout, creating something revolutionary in a garage or basement, à la Mark Zuckerberg or Bill Gates. If you look at the stats, rather than the stereotype, you’ll see a very different picture.