External Support



Centralized information resource, offers a range of personalized services to meet your needs and contribute to your success. Our information agents can advise you each step of the way in your search for business information on federal and provincial government programs and services.

Fondation de l’entrepreneurship

Provides essential products and services to entrepreneurs, such as mentoring solutions, through Réseau M, and the largest collection of French-language books on starting, managing and growing a business. The FDE also publishes studies and reports on entrepreneurial matters, including the Quebec Entrepreneurship Index (QEI).

YES Montreal

YES' Entrepreneurship Program offers workshops and seminars that will help you refine your ideas, start or grow your business and locate the resources you need to succeed. Entrepreneurship clients have free access to a computer lab with Internet and have access to a fax machine, a photocopier, a scanner, a telephone, and a resource library filled with the latest magazines and books. YES’ Entrepreneurship Mentorship Program, aims to increase the success rate of start-up entrepreneurs by providing them the knowledge and expertise they need to make good business decisions on their own. Novice entrepreneurs are matched with experienced business people who can provide support, guidance and encouragement. The program is goal-based, which means that mentees work toward achieving specific goals established at the start of the relationship.


Accompagnateur d’entreprises, including workshops, coaching, and grants by Futurpreneur Canada (former Canadian Youth Business Foundation).

Fondation Montreal Inc.

Start-up grants and expert advice.


Coaching, training, and financing for entrepreneurs.

Accelerators and incubators

Aligo Innovation, FounderFuel, Ecofuel, Tandem Launch, CEIM, Centech, Inno-centre.


i-Novia, Tandem Launch, Real Ventures, Rho Canada Ventures, Cycle Capital Management, Amorchem.

Notman House

Montreal’s technology hub and home of the web, open to the general public.

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