Start-up package for McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship


At National Bank, fostering entrepreneurial spirit has always been a priority. That’s why we’ve joined forces with organizations that share our vision and see the potential of young entrepreneurs like you. Our partnership wit the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship is expressed through initiatives like our sponsorship of the Dobson Cup and exclusive offers to help power your ideas.


Get cashback on your banking package fees!*

Sign up for the banking package1,2 of your choice and receive a cashback equivalent to 12 months of fees.

Take advantage of this offer and our expert advice—get in touch with one of our advisors exclusively dedicated to our partnership with McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship.


Get a headstart with our Welcome offer for business clients

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Turn your expenses into rewards

With the Mastercard®,3 Business Platinum Credit card, pay no annual fees for the first year.

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Save time and money

With the Payroll services and solutions provided by our partner Nethris®1, you get the 13th month of payroll processing for free.

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Choisissez le compte où vous souhaitez déposer les fonds

Let your clients chose how they pay

Get discounts on file opening fees or terminal purchase according to the payment solution you choose with Global Payment4,5.

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Your finances in real time

Use the online Sage OneTM accounting software and save by getting the service for free for one year.

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Count on the expertise to help you choose the best financing for your project

With our flexible financing solutions6, you’ll never miss out on a promising business opportunity.

Access the funds you need to increase your cash flow through a term loan or line of credit.

Enjoy express processing for applications under $100,000.


Meet entrepreneurs like you

Since 2009, the Dobson Cup has provided more than 1000 teams from the McGill University community the chance to promote and develop their business ideas and has led to the creation of more than 130 start-ups that today employ 700 people.

Discover how McGill’s Dobson Cup helped Taiga Motors.

We give you the tools to succeed

We’ve developed a toolbox full of innovative resources to support your business at every stage of its development.

My Business Model
The My Business Model canvas can help you turn your business ideas into reality.

Réseau M through the Fondation de l’entrepreneurship
Offering entrepreneurs mentoring services and high-level coaching with seasoned experts to foster the development and success of their business.

Notman House
An innovative centre that pools the creativity of budding entrepreneurs.

L’École d’Entrepreneuship de Beauce
Join forces with a school that supports the success of its student entrepreneurs.

Centech at ÉTS
The art of transforming technological start-ups into successful businesses.

Fondation Montréal Inc.
This hub of the Montreal business community offers start-up grants, support services, and much more!

The McGill Dobson Cup
A competition for up-and-coming entrepreneurs.

One of top crowdfunding sites in the world.
Fostering entrepreneurship in Quebec: a meeting place for entrepreneurs, industry players and three major financial institutions, including National Bank. 

The “Mon entreprise” competition at UQAM
To foster entrepreneurship and bring start-up ideas to life.