McGill’s Dobson Centre ranks as World Top 5 University Business Incubator
UBI Global announced that McGill University’s Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship ranked as a World Top 5 University Business Incubator.
Ranking as a World Top 5 University Business Incubator highlights the importance that the Dobson Centre places on nurturing change makers’ ambitions through innovative programming and a robust support ecosystem.
“It takes a community to transform innovation into a thriving, purposeful venture” says Marie Josée Lamothe, Directorship of the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship.
“We are especially thankful for all those who contribute to our programs and help us foster a strong community where Dobson Founders at all stages can learn to scale their endeavor.”
The McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship plays a central role in advancing entrepreneurial innovation and discovery at McGill and within the international university ecosystem.
To date, the Dobson Centre has supported the launch of over 400 active startups, which have raised over $2.2 billion in pre-seed funding, operate in 36 countries, and created over 8,000 jobs.
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Singapore Start-Ups raise more than S$14.7 billion in 2021 with continual positive outlook for 2022
According to Enterprise Singapore - a Singapore Government organisation responsible for supporting entrepreneurial aspirations in Singapore - investments in start-ups grew by more than 45% per annum between 2017 and 2021.
In addition, Venture funding within the first half of 2022 alone has reached S$8.18 billion, up 54% compared to the same period last year.
British Columbia launches Provincial Nominee Program Tech Streams
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program was launched on May 10th, 2022 which invites immigration candidates who achieve certain passing scores onto its tech stream.
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program’s tech stream is a fast-track immigration pathway for in-demand tech workers and international students. Candidates need to be registered in one of British Columbia’s existing provincial streams and have a valid job offer of at least 12 months in one of 29 eligible occupations to qualify for the stream.
British Columbia also sent out invitations to Entrepreneur Immigration candidates.
So far this year, British Columbia has issued more than 3,200 invitations through various British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program streams.
To find out more please visit: PNP: Immigrate to Canada via the Provincial Nominee Program | Canadavisa.com ... See MoreSee Less
Flipkart creates new foundation to support entrepreneurship
E-Commerce firm Flipkart has created a new foundation, with the similar name of the Flipkart Foundation, which aims to grow entrepreneurship, skill development, community development, livelihood opportunities and environmental responsibility initiates in India.
The Flipkart Foundation aims to impact as much as 20 million lives directly and indirectly over the next decade.
Among the luminary’s at the official launch of the Flipkart Foundation were Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Virendra Kumar, Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma and Minister of State for Rural Development Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti. ... See MoreSee Less