30 May 2015

The Dobson-Lagassé Entrepreneurship Centre Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

The Dobson-Lagassé Entrepreneurship Centre, affiliated with Bishop’s University, highlighted its 15th anniversary at a reception on May 27, 2015, following its annual Speedcoaching event.


Founded by John Dobson and Louis Lagassé, the organization serves as a link between students on the Lennoxville university campus, the Centre’s network members in the Eastern Townships, and its business mentors.

For the past 15 years, the Dobson-Lagassé Centre has taught entrepreneurship at Bishop’s University and supported the region’s entrepreneurial community.

Among its accomplishments:

  • 800 Eastern Townships companies assisted
  • 2200 students registered in entrepreneurship-related courses at Bishop’s University
  • 225 student-entrepreneur projects, linking training with practical experience
  • 320 clinics with experts, specifically for entrepreneurs, on a range of topics related to the business world
  • 200 mentor-entrepreneur pairings
  • 72 volunteer mentors from a variety of backgrounds, both Anglophone and Francophone, of whom some 40 are active

More than 200 people attended the entrepreneurship get-together and anniversary cocktail.

Congratulations to the team at the Dobson-Lagassé Entrepreneurship Centre and best wishes for continued success!

Source : Dobson-Lagassé Entrepreneurship Centre

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