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The John Dobson Foundation: Strengthening entrepreneurship and the innovation economy

Discover how a $500,000 gift to the Campaign for Concordia is honouring the legacy of a visionary philanthropist
December 22, 2022

John Dobson, LLD 02, the founder of Formula Growth Limited, was an influential investor and philanthropist who championed entrepreneurship as a driver of economic growth.

Find out more about his legacy from two people who knew him well — Randall W. Kelly, BComm 78, chairman of the John Dobson Foundation, and chief executive officer and chief investment officer of Formula Growth Limited, as well as Ari Kiriazidis, president of the John Dobson Foundation, and chief operating officer and chief compliance officer of Formula Growth Limited. Discover how Dobson's namesake foundation’s $500,000 gift to the Campaign for Concordia: Next-Gen Now will empower research-based entrepreneurs through programs supported by District 3 Innovation Hub and non-profit venture builder V1 Studio.

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