Montreal Challenge 7 – Winter 2014

  • The most important Venture financing program for innovative startups in Quebec

    Looking for:

    the 12 most promising startups in Quebec

    DEADLINE for application: January 30th, 2014

    The Montreal Challenge is a competition organized by Capital Innovation to find 12 of the most promising startups in the province of Quéebec.  We select companies with high-growth potential from three technology sectors:  Information Technology, Clean Tech and Life Sciences, to participate in our acceleration program.


    Jenviev Azzolin of PPLConnect highlights how her company benefitted from Capital Innovation’s program.


    The entrepreneurs selected to participate in this 7th cohort will have the opportunity to meet influential angel and venture capital investors in Quebec, Ontario and New England.

    Every cohort, the participating entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to present their project to their Investment Committee early in the program to be advised and maximize their chances of success. The best projects will be invited to the final of the Montreal Challenge and the upcoming Venture Forums in Boston, Ontario and Montreal in 2014.

    To view the French site click here.

    Please see The official application package here (in French). To apply for the Montreal Challenge program:

    1. Send to following documents:
      1. 10 page executive surmmary
      2. One-page executive summary (Excel format here or Google Spreadsheets here)
    2. Register on eventbrite

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