Take risks, create rules, and listen to customers

In Focus

Engineering alumni share the lessons they’ve learned from their start-up experiences with students at the recent John D. Thompson Entrepreneurial Development Seminar.

McGill-Notman Partnership celebrates one-year anniversary, dozens of start-ups in the making

In Focus

One year ago, the McGill Innovation Collective announced the McGill-Notman Partnership, a startup-space pilot at Notman House, the historic building turned startup tech hub in the heart of Montreal’s downtown. Fast forward to now: four distinct cohorts – more than 20 start-up companies – have set up shop in the McGill Room at Notman House during their four-month residencies.

Weekend in San Fran for students opens doors, and eyes

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McGill Engineering students attend Cansbridge Fellowship Conference in San Francisco and learn the start-up ropes from the pros

Engineers learn to launch innovative products, not rockets

Around Campus

While the Faculty of Engineering prides itself on being able to prepare students to accomplish such complex tasks as putting rockets into space, launching a product or service idea into the market can be equally as challenging. But EngInE, the Faculty’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship hub is encouraging technological entrepreneurship for students and professors through education, funding, mentorship and networking events.

Dobson Cup runneth over

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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.

McGill Dobson Cup awards $100,000 to promising start-ups

Other News

After three months of mentorship and start-up plan pitches, the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship rewarded over $100,000 in cash and other prizes to the winners of the 2015 McGill Dobson Cup Start-UP Competition. This year, a record 237 teams applied to the competition.