McGill Startup Week NY

New York City, Photo by Zach Miles on Unsplash

Dobson Retail Startup Week in New York City

SAVE THE DATE: October 22-23, 2020

In collaboration with the ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation du Québec, the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the launch of the first Dobson Retail Startup Week in New York City.

The start-up week aims to introduce and connect a select group of Dobson Start-ups to NY's buoyant ecosystem composed of Global Finance Executives, Retail Giants and Tech Executives. Companies will demonstrate their innovative business model and solutions to potential clients and investors, with the hope to encourage international investments and strong business growth.

Tentative Schedule

October 22: Dobson Day @ government offices in Manhattan

  • Team Pitch (morning) & Judging (afternoon)
  • Networking Cocktail Event with Jury members, Investors, Government Officials and potential Clients.


October 23: Exhibit booth @ TechDay - the largest startup event in the US

  • Complimentary & Individual Exhibit Booth for each participating McGill startup at TechDay New York
  • Individual Meetings with potential investors & clients



For more information, contact melanie.lane [at]

In collaboration with

Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation du Québec

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