Quebec has just announced a new fund to support vegan enterprises, Vegan Capital, with ACEM emerging as its first investor. For Indu Krishnamurthy (EMBA’15), Executive Director of ACEM, the fund dovetails seamlessly with the company’s mission.
Celebrated Canadian Olympian Jennifer Heil (BCom’13) knows very well the positive impact that sports can have on a girl’s confidence, personal growth, and success.
As VP Sport Development at viaSport, she is on a mission to ensure that stereotyping and discrimination are a thing of the past for women athletes.
Following the double acquisition of foreign tech companies by Syntax, the company’s CEO Christian Primeau (EMBA’12) shares his perspective on what this achievement signifies and his vision for the future at a press conference attended by Mr. Pierre Fitzgibbon, Quebec Minister of Economy and Innovation.
Professor Karl Moore interviews Anna Chif (BCom’12), Co-founder and COO of Dialogue, as she shares more about her entrepreneurial roots, her drive to connect people with better care, and the value of creativity in her role.
Masood Mahmood (MBA’06), CEO of Yahsat, a Middle Eastern satellite producer, joins CEO Magazine to discuss his plans for expansion into Africa and Brazil, as well as his approach to empowering his employees.
Michael Seo (IMHL’2015) co-authors an article for Fast Company in which he outlines the systemic challenges of implementing cutting-edge healthcare in the developing world, as well as the common pitfalls of rushing to introduce innovations in such contexts.
La Presse catches up with hotelier François Rioux (EMBA’08) to explore the strides that FIDEL – an organization uniting businesspeople from Matane – has made to revitalize the city following a series of economic challenges.
Leslie Raenden (BCom’86, DPA’87), stepdaughter of the late Peter N. Thomson, a financial investor and co-founder of the Power Corporation of Canada, has made a $5.6-million gift to support Concordia’s Fine Arts Department and its emerging artists.
Raenden has made the gift to fulfill Thomson’s last wishes to support deserving artists and their creative endeavours.
Simon Marcotte Légaré (BCom’11, MBA’15), Senior Director, Mergers & Acquisitions - Corporate Financing at Raymon Chabot Grant Thornton has been selected by his organization to participate in the Grant Thornton Global Leadership Program, which will provide him with unique learning opportunities in Germany, Japan and Mexico next year.
In conversation with Professor Karl Moore, Eytan Bensoussan (MBA’09), Co-founder and CEO of NorthOne, reflects on the importance of investing in yourself and the journey of finding your true course.
“You always want to be Michael Jordan on the basketball court, not Michael Jordan on the baseball field,” he says.
Montreal attracts around three-quarters of immigrants to Quebec, but many new arrivals have a hard time finding work due to institutional barriers. Frantz Saintellemy (EMBA'20), President of Groupe 3737, is part of a new city-wide initiative determined to improve this reality.
For Saintellemy, integrating new arrivals into the workforce is not just an economic matter, it’s also a question of dignity.
Joint Law-MBA graduate Aly Haji (BCL/LLB’18, MBA’18) shares his take on why the traditional values and incentives that underpin operations in major law firms do not appeal as strongly to millennial lawyers.
On this Valentine’s Day, hear from a roster of happy couples, including Andrew Maxwell and Helen Leighton (MBA’81), as they share how their love stories blossomed during their MBA studies.
La Piscine is the first organization in Quebec dedicated to growing a startup ecosystem around creative and cultural innovation.
Philippe-Aubert Messier (EMBA’13) of Apollo Music Store comments on the value it has brought to his music platform company.