A few months back, Credo published a Startup Report with raw statistics among which you could read that 80% of Montreal startups are men founded. In that sense, Montreal Newtech has been deploying a diversity strategy in line with its mission of featuring and fueling Montreal’s tech startup community. First, with Startup Mosaic, meant to encourage… Read More Montreal New Tech Wants You On Their Mosaic!
Montreal Founder Institute Opens Applications for Fourth Semester World’s Premier Silicon Valley Accelerator Program Calling for Montreal Aspiring and Early-Stage Entrepreneurs in Need of Mentorship, Training and Funding The Founder Institute (http://FI.co), the world’s premier early-stage accelerator and startup launch program, announced today that is has opened applications for its newest semester in Montreal. Since… Read More Applications for the Montreal Founder Institute Are Now Open
iC MTL is Canada’s first business incubator for creative and cultural entrepreneurs. Launched in the summer of 2016, it ran a summer pilot project followed by a successful first cohort. of companies across various creative industries, including visual storytelling, branding, gastronomy, 3D printing, visual arts, virtual reality and more. They are graduating May25th! Montreal’s very first… Read More iC Entrepreneurs present: Demo Day, Our Way!
© Sun Knudsen There’s something natural about “Firsts” being the theme of a startup convention. Startups are factories of firsts – first drafts, first investors, first sales. Startupfest 2016 took this spirit of firsts to heart, declaring “Firsts” to be the theme of the festival. They were also, in a bit of cosmic irony, rewarded with another… Read More A First-Timer’s Thoughts on Montreal Startupfest 2016
Take cues from some of the most popular TED talk speakers the next time you present. Whether you’re giving a boardroom presentation, an elevator pitch or a conference speech, you have to know how to surprise and delight your audience — I call this the “wow” factor. It’s why some speakers can walk onto a stage and blow… Read More What TED Talk Speakers Teach Us About Presenting
I was very honoured to have been selected by Futurpreneur to be one of the 22 members of the Canadian Delegation at the Young Entrepreneur’s Alliance G20 Summit in Istanbul last week. I thought attending the Summit would be a valuable learning experience, but it turned out to be much more as it opened my eyes to a whole… Read More Takeaways from the G20 YEA Summit in Istanbul
Lessons learned at Startupfest A part from my devotion to Apple products and a (fairly) new interest in e-commerce and SEO, I can’t say that I’m much of a tech connoisseur. As a matter of fact, I’d actually go so much as to say that I am a straight up tech ignoramus. I couldn’t care… Read More Lessons learned at Startupfest
C2MTL is an annual 3 day business conference about commerce and creativity. For its fourth edition, conferences included influential and innovative keynote speakers such as Chelsey Clinton, Ayah Bdeir and Andre Agassi. Here’s a look at what some of them had to say and what we retained. AYAH BDEIR: Decentralising power and putting it in… Read More A dose of inspiration and advice from C2MTL’s guest speakers
Many are skeptical about the hype behind C2MTL. The speakers, the activities, the potential networking; is it all worth the 3-4 digit price tag that comes with the prestigious adventure? The answer to that is very simple: It depends on how much one is willing to pay for experience. What experience? You may ask. That… Read More Is C2MTL Worth the Money?
An interview with Margaux Chetrit, Founder of Three Matches. The most influential women of Quebec are preparing for The Bed Time Stories benefit show organized by the Blue Metropolis Foundation, to be held April 29th, 2014, at the Lion d’Or. The LORI.biz team had the pleasure of chatting with one of the foundation’s distinguished board members,… Read More Margaux Chetrit: Founder of Three Matches.