Making it fun to eat your veggies
If your idea of eating vegetables is restricted to canned peas and boiled cabbage, David Gaucher, BEng’06, would like a word. He is the co-founder of Wholly Veggie, and his company’s frozen vegetarian fare puts an emphasis on flavour.
Leading the charge for innovation in Quebec
As Quebec’s chief innovation officer, Luc Sirois, BEng’92, hopes to contribute to the province’s economic growth.
A father and son in tune with the music business
Some of the best music released in Canada, albums that have contended for Junos and the Polaris Prize, come from a pair of Montreal-based record labels. Meet Jim West, BA’79, the president of Justin Time Records, and his son Justin West, BCom’04, the president of Secret City Records.
Having a Grüvi time without alcohol
At a time when health experts are urging people to dramatically cut down on their alcohol consumption, Anika Sawni, BA&Sc’19, the co-founder of Grüvi, is inviting consumers to give her company's award-winning non-alcoholic beers, wines and sangria a try.
Why the future of farming might be … bugs?
In 2013, five McGill MBA students won the $1 million Hult Prize with a unique idea for addressing world hunger – insect protein. A decade later, that victory has led to a pair of businesses that want us to think about crickets and palm larvae in a whole new way.
From McGill law to Canadian business leaders in Asia
Caroline Bérubé set out to find her niche in the legal profession and became a serial entrepreneur along the way. Amélie Dionne-Charest became an entrepreneur “by accident”.
McGill Innovation Fund takes aim at the “valley of death”
McGill professors like Nancy Mayo who want to commercialize the fruits of their research and take them to the marketplace face daunting obstacles. The McGill Innovation Fund aims to improve the odds for their success.
The entrepreneurial comedian
Louis Morissette, B.Com'1995 is one of the most influential personalities in Quebec, whether in front of the cameras or behind the scenes. The talented writer, actor and producer attributes part of his success to the business skills he developed during his undergraduate studies at McGill, among other things.