Nouvelles du Montréal inc.
June 17, 2016
The Foundation

Within the offevents of the StartupFest, Fondation Montréal inc., in partnership with RBC, is hosting the Startup Weekend Femmes Montréal on July 8, 9 and 10th. The event aims to foster female entrepreneurship by activating startups at the ideation stage. >>> Read more about the event here

Want to get involved? Help us recruit more participants by sharing the event with your network or become a volunteer!                                         

View the highlights of the Rendez-vous Montréal inc.

On June 8th, at the Rendez-vous Montréal Inc., 19 entrepreneurs and business Laureates took the challenge and gave their 1 minute elevator pitches. View the highlights of the evening here!
Show your support for: les créatifs ♥ le futur Mtl inc.

Les créatifs ♥ le futur Mtl inc. is a Ubisoft Montréal initiative and part of JeFaisMtl. A dozen Montréal  companies have pledged to support a young Fondation Montréal inc. business Laureate from their industry, over a minimum period of 18 months. Help Ubisoft win a prize that will contribute tangibly to the initiative, which is now in its second year!

Go to the project’s page on the JeFaisMtl website.  Then click on the "Appuyer" button (above the photo) to show your support for the project.
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Help iStockbox validate its market with LaunchLeap

Promotor of the Zone Montréal inc., iStockbox specializes in storage and parking services between individuals.  This startup wants your help to better understand the needs of space owners in order to offer them a solution that is most adapted to their needs.

Participate in this market validation via LaunchLeap, 2014 laureate.
>>> Avenue8: The company is bouncing back after the fire.

>>> Beeye, a tool for improving the allocation of tasks

>>> This summer, Boom Coworking avec enfants is offering work space for parents during their summer camp activities.

>>> CREMA launched its application.

>>> Blocked by Québec, Idénergie looks elsewhere.

>>> MakerBloks joined Techstars/Target, a retail-oriented  accelerator.

>>> Nüvü Caméras is on its way to space.

>>> Potloc, an ingredient that lasts.
Events to come
Les grands Prix de la relève d’affaires

Le Regroupement des Jeunes Chambres de Commerce du Québec (RJCCQ) is proud to announce the 24th annual Grand Prix de la Relève d’Affaires, which will take place on June 18, 2016. Several Fondation Laureates have been nominated!

When: June 18, 2016. From 5:30 PM to 11.00 PM


Don’t miss the StartupFest from July 13th to 16th. Book your tickets now. Inspiration and networking opportunities are waiting for you!
E-commerce, retail and logistics solutions trade mission

In collaboration with Export-Québec and the Regroupement des commerçants électroniques du Québec (RCEQ), Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec (LOJIQ) have issued a call for candidates to participate in an e-commerce trade mission. In total 8 young entrepreneurs from Québec (in the e-commerce and retail sectors) will be selected to participate in a trade mission to be held in Paris and Lille from September 10th to 17th, 2016.

Deadline: TODAY
INNO + Financement

Are you looking for funding? Ecotech Québec is inviting entrepreneurs in the clean technology sector to meet with investors and financiers at the INNO + Financement workshop. Don't miss this unique opportunity, which will be held June 21st in Montréal, from 2.00 PM to 6 PM.

For your company to participate, contact Marie-Pierre Ippersiel, 514-905-4827, 514-905-4827,
Ecofuel : call for application

Call for applications are open for the next Ecofuel cohort. Fill out the form online

Deadline: June 30th
Launch your business at Centech

Start your business at Centech. The deadline for submitting your application to Centech is August 4th.

Sign up for Adopte inc.

Adopte Inc., an initiative of Nicolas Duvernois and Anne Marcotte, will offer 25 young Québec entrepreneurs from 18 to 39 years the chance to expand their network and get mentoring and training. Five of them will receive an annual salary of $24,000.
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