The X-1 Accelerator moves online!

The X-1 Accelerator moves online!

A 10-week online summer program designed to accelerate early traction McGill startups towards investment readiness and launch.


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McGill Dobson Cup 2020 powered by National Bank

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McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship

The McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship is the hub of entrepreneurial activity at McGill University. Its mission is to support McGill entrepreneurs as they seek to build innovativecompanies with a purpose.

The Dobson Centre offers McGill University students, faculty, and alumni:

  • entrepreneurship programs tailored to the different stages of the entrepreneurial journey. Find the right program for you! 
  • mentorship opportunities.
  • access to a wide network of resources

Learn more about the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship.

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

McGill Dobson Cup

The McGill Dobson Cup (MDC) is the flagship startup competition that offers finalists the opportunity to compete for just over $200,000 in seed funding. More about McGill Dobson Cup

X1 Accelerator

Designed to accelerate later-stage McGill startups towards investment-readiness and launch in the Fall. More about McGill X-1 Accelerator

Lean Startup

Lean Startup is an intensive online program designed to help you develop your idea into a viable startup concept, while initiating you into the world of entrepreneurship. More about McGill Lean Startup

​McGill Startup Tour

An opportunity for the most promising McGill startups from the McGill Dobson Cup and the McGill X-1 Acceleratorto pitch and engage with the global McGill alumni community of successful entrepreneurs, investors and VCs. More about McGill Startup Tour

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