Entrepreneurship Programs

The McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship coordinates and participates in the following entrepreneurship programs and events:

Programs

Lean Startup

McGill Lean Startup Program (Fall Semester)

August 31 – September 9, 2016: Applications Open

September 14, 2016: Lean LaunchPad Team Interviews

September 16, 2016: Lean LaunchPad Teams Announced

September 29 – December 1, 2016: McGill Lean LaunchPad Program

December 5, 2016: Lean LaunchPad Final Presentations 


McGill Dobson Cup

McGill Dobson Cup powered by National Bank (Winter Semester)

December 18, 2016 – January 18, 2017: Applications Open

January 31, 2017: McGill Dobson Cup semi-final teams announced

February 14-17, 2017: McGill Dobson Cup Pitch Phase semi-finals

February 21, 2017: McGill Dobson Cup Final teams announced

March 22, 2017: McGill Dobson Cup Finals

March 30, 2017: McGill Dobson Cup Awards Ceremony


X1 Accelerator

McGill X-1 Accelerator (Summer Semester) 

March 30 – April 30, 2017: Applications Open

May 4, 2017: McGill X-1 Accelerator team interviews in Montreal

May 8, 2017: McGill X-1 Accelerator 2017 summer cohort announced

June 5 – August 11, 2017: McGill X-1 Accelerator program


McGill Demo Days (2016)

McGill Montreal Demo Day – September 7, 2016

McGill San Francisco Demo Day – September 22, 2016

McGill Boston Demo Day – September 28, 2016


McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship Events (2016-2017)

September 14, 2016: Innovating with Impact: Building Successful Businesses from Science-based Discovery

September 15, 2016: Kickstart Innovation & Startup Matchmaking

October 5, 2016: Social Entrepreneurship 101

October 12, 2016: The Future of Technology (3D Printing, AR/VR)

October 19, 2016: The Science of Medical Startups

October 26, 2016: Social Entrepreneurship: The Next Steps

November 9, 2016: Startup & Business Plan Writing Workshop

November 17, 2016: Build a Startup with McGill Technology

November 23, 2016: Building Startup Teams & Culture

November 25, 2016: Thinkathon 2016: Disrupt Montreal 

January 7, 2017: Startup Bootcamp

January 11, 2017: What it takes to win the McGill Dobson Cup

January 26, 2017: Women in Entrepreneurship

February 2, 2017: How to Pitch Your Startup Workshop

February 9, 2017: Public Speaking Workshop

February 23, 2017: Market Research Workshop

March 7, 2017: Startup Financials Workshop

March 9, 2017Startup Legals & Protecting Your IP

March 16, 2017: Social Media Marketing for Startups