2017 McGill X-1 Weekly Recap Series

Getting 8 McGill startups venture-ready for Demo Days in Montreal, Boston, San Francisco, Toronto, and New York City, in the Fall of 2017.

Week 10 | McGill X-1 Weekly Recap

McGill X-1 Weekly Recap - Week 10

August 25, 2017 - Welcome to week 10 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator. In this recap, Stuart Paap – founder at PitchDNA, Sergio Escobar – Managing Director of FounderInstitute, James Green – CEO at Magnetic, 2 Panel discussions including a VC discussion with Alan Macintosh from RealVentures, and FX Souvay – CEO at Lumenpulse.

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Week 9 | McGill X-1 Weekly Recap

McGill X-1 Weekly Recap - Week 9

August 15, 2017 - Welcome to week 9 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator. In this recap, Principal Suzanne Fortier, President of Michael Kors Canada Debra Margles, Public Speaking & Persuasion expert Jay Olson, seasoned entrepreneur David Sciacca, and professor Jiro Kondo.

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Week 8 | McGill X-1 Weekly Recap

McGill X-1 Weekly Recap - Week 8

August 3, 2017 - Welcome to week 8 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator. In this recap, Design with Sebastian, Venture-Readiness with Jean-Nicolas and Christian, Growth Hacking with Simon Lejeune, and advice from Tim Tokarsky.

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Week 7 | McGill X-1 Weekly Recap

McGill X-1 Weekly Recap - Week 7

July 28, 2017 - Welcome to week 7 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator. In this recap, you can look forward to some good news and some insights from pros like Isaac Souweine, Sam Haffar, and Eduardo Mandri.

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Week 6 | McGill X-1 Weekly Recap

McGill X-1 Weekly Recap - Week 6

July 19, 2017 - Welcome to week 6 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator. In this recap, the focus was on Sales. Week 6 included a lot more time for the startups to push hard on their businesses, and the 2nd half of the week was spent at StartupFest!

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Week 5 | McGill X-1 Weekly Recap

McGill X-1 Weekly Recap - Week 5

July 12, 2017 - Welcome to week 5 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator. In this recap, you can look forward to Saad Benryane from GradeSlam, Alex King from Desautels, Alex Haque from RetinadVR, and a lesson from HBO’s Silicon Valley.

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Week 4 | McGill X-1 Weekly Recap

McGill X-1 Weekly Recap - Week 4

July 4, 2017 - Welcome to week 4 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator. In this recap, the focus was on customer profile development. Simin Foster (course lecturer at McGill) came to talk about go-to-market strategies.

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Week 3 | McGill X-1 Weekly Recap

McGill X-1 Weekly Recap - Week 3

June 27, 2017 - Welcome to week 3 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator. In this recap, the focus was on Business Models and Startup Financials with Philippe-Olivier Daniel from Podlegal.

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Week 2 | McGill X-1 Weekly Recap

McGill X-1 Weekly Recap - Week 2

June 18, 2017 - Welcome to week 2 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator. In this recap, the focus was on Customer & Market segmentation

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Week 1 | McGill X-1 Kick-off!

McGill X-1 Weekly Recap - Week 1

June 13, 2017 - Welcome to week 1 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator. In this recap, the focus was Value proposition & Team-building.

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