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Nouvelles du Montréal inc.
Newsletter  |  May 23, 2017
The Foundation
 

Rendez-vous Montréal inc.

  

The Rendez-vous Montréal inc., presented by National Bank, is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for our  business community to witness the tremendous success and accomplishments of our new laureates since receiving their grant.  For the occasion, 20 entrepreneurs are symbolically paired with a corporate donor who has contributed to their grant.  These entrepreneurs are then invited to present their success on stage in a 1-minute elevator pitch and then to network with our business community.

When :  June 14, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Venue : Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
1000, place Jean-Paul Riopelle (Square-Victoria metro)

Cocktails and finger food will be served.

Tickets (free)

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Your ticket for Startupfest
 

Fondation Montréal inc. offers to its newsletter subscribers a 15% discount on Startupfest tickets, which takes place from July 12 to 15, 2017.  Aside from having access to all Startupfest activities, you will have a seat at the Montreal inc. Breakfast for Movers & Shakers, an exclusive breakfast in the heart of the Startupfest village.


Tickets with a 15% discount:  bit.ly/MTLincSUF

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A review of 2016

Take a look back at the year 2016 at Fondation Montréal inc. with this annual report (available in French only).

In a storytelling format, we illustrate the typical journey of an entrepreneur who receives a grant and the array of à la carte services.

A sincere thank you to Kakee, a Fondation Montréal inc.'s laureate, who put together the report.

Enjoy your reading!

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Training program and coaching
 

Workshops to come

June 6, 9 a.m. to noon:  « The good practices of e-commerce », by Frédéric René, cofounder of App2Buzz

June 16, noon to 2 p.m.:  « Develop efficiently your franchise netwrok »,by Stéphanie Destrempes and Guillaume Synnott, lawyers at Lavery de Billy


Trainings to come

May 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: « Create successful marketing strategies by targeting your key customers », by Alexandre Hayon and Michel Tétreault, Digital Marketing and Experience Design leads at Deloitte

Consult our Web calendar for the complete workshops & training program.

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Laureates
 

OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF VALEGOO

Valegoo, a mobile application which allows car drivers to gain access to valet services in replacement of a long search for a parking spot, officially launched their app on May 12 in the Griffintown neighbourhood.


>>>  Naäk: des grillons en collation (LaPresse+).

>>> Yumitrition will be part of the McGill X-1 Accelerator, a ten-week intensive bootcamp taking place over the summer.

>>> Hykso, The Food Room and Unito nominated at the Global 2016 Graduate Awards.

>>>  Valegoo is part of InnoCité Mtl's 4th Cohort.

>>>  LOOP and Popupcamp featured in the new Urbania Web serie, Jeux d'affaires.

>>>  Salle Privée: maître de son swing (La Presse+).

>>> Les Dérangeants: the new generation of entrepreneurs' podcast with Chic Marie et BiogéniQ.

>>> Lexop proud to be part of Fondation Montréal inc.

>>> Coolwhey and MySeat : Saint-Laurent SME who want to change the world.

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Events to come
 

Le Wagon Montréal Workshop: launching a tech product

Le Wagon Montréal invites you to a free workshop to discover the steps necessary to launch a tech product.  Workshop in English and no need for a laptop!

When :  May 24
Register

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Startup Weekend of Montréal Diversity

The Startup Weekend of Montreal Diversity focuses on the construction of technological prototypes (mobile, web and others). This movement of diversity initiated by the Young Haitian Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with The Salon 1861, will allow participants from the different cultural background to create startups in 54 hours for an enterprising Montreal. 

When : June 2-4
Register
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Women Founders evening by Founder Institute

Montreal is full of entrepreneurial women and this event aims to bring women together and give you access to top female entrepreneurs and passionate women in business. They will share their 'why', their stories, challenges, successes, tips and answer your burning questions about entrepreneurship. Join them for a roundtable in this closed setting where they will discuss being a female entrepreneur.

When :  May 30
Register

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Contest
 

Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

An awards program that recognizes Canadian companies that are innovative, disruptive, committed, and daring. If you are one of these companies, the 2017 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards are for you.  Run the chance to win up to $100,000 in free expeditions.

Deadline: May 26
Register

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Novae Forum

Register your innovative startup whose business model proposes a positive social impact and run the chance to be a panelist during the Novae Forum in October 2017.

Deadline: May 26
Register

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Startup Pitch Challenge

Be one of the 20 best entrepreneurs to participate in the national finale of M-Style 5, on June 1st, the conference and trade show of innovative entrepreneurs.

Deadline: May 27
Register

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L'Est innove Contest

Submit innovative solutions to problematics that touch the East of Montreal region and receive training, coaching and grants to make your ideas a reality.

Deadline: May 31st
Register

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ADRIQ Innovation Awards

Be recognized by your peers for the knowledge and excellence of your technological innovations.

Deadline: June 2
Register

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EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women

The EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ program, now celebrating its 10th anniversary, helps a select group of women founders rapidly accelerate their growth.

Deadline: June 9
Submit my candidacy

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CTA Boston

Are you a High Potential Canadian ICT or Life Science SME ready to grow in the US/Boston Market?  The Canadian Technology Accelerator in Boston is an award-winning program that connects Canadian companies to US clients, strategic partners, and investors emphasizing aggressive business development and growth. 


Deadline: June 12
Register

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Startup Canada Awards

The nomination period for the 4th annual edition of the Startup Canada Awards is now open. The Startup Canada Awards seek to recognize those who have achieved distinction for their outstanding influence and achievements in Canadian entrepreneurship and innovation.

Deadline: June 16
Submit my candidacy

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Founder Institute Montreal calls for applications

Calls for applications are currently open for Founder Institute Montreal, the world’s largest early-stage accelerator and launch program which offers mentoring, training and funding.  Being chosen for FI is becoming eligible to an array of grants and fellowships:  including the Fellowship «Fondatrice», granted to the most promising female entrepreneur.

Deadline: June 18
Register

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The Montréal inc. Grant+

Entrepreneurs have until August 11 to submit their application for Fondation Montréal inc. Grant+, which consists of a grant between $5,000-$30,000 and free à la carte services (coaching, mentoring, trainings and workshops, business referencing and search for funding).


Deadline:  August 11
Submit my candidacy

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Revenu Québec launches Assistance Program

The assistance program aims to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and individuals in business meet their tax obligations at key moments in the business life cycle.

Deadline: N/A
Submit my candidacy

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OJIQ entrepreneurship Grant

Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec offers scholarships to young Québec enterpreneurs who want to travel internationally on a prospecting trip or a trade mission, for example.

Deadline: N/A
Submit my candidacy

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