Spiegel Sohmer

Spiegel Sohmer is a firm of attorneys offering state-of-the-art expertise to a diversified business clientele seeking solutions that are innovative, concrete, and pragmatic. Our firm groups some forty five attorneys who concentrate principally within three broad specialties: business law (including Intellectual Property), tax law and litigation.  Spiegel Sohmer has extensive experience representing companies at all stages of their life cycle, from start up through to exit, and also represents a wide array of investors.

National Bank

National Bank helps home-grown businesses expand by offering them personalized service and banking solutions adapted to their needs. We strive to develop integrated, diversified and innovative business solutions that will meet the needs of your business at every phase of its existence. We offer a full range of financial services to individual clients, SMEs and large companies. Whatever your sector of activity, our team of experts will be able to advise you and assist you with every stage of your business growth.

Mentor Idea Review

Montreal Spring 2014 Semester

Are you pursuing a viable business idea? Can you present the idea in a compelling way? Have you done sufficient research on the idea? Is there a viable market? What about about the business is likely to fail? How can the business be improved? Are you a good fit to build this business over the next three, five and ten years?

Present your idea for feedback.
2014-05-28, 06:30 PM


Alexandre Taillefer
Managing partner, XPND Capital

Alexandre is managing partner at XPND, his most recent venture. He is the co-founder and former CEO of Stingray Digital, a media company based in Montreal that owns and operates Galaxie, the leading broadcast radio stations available on TV in Canada, as well as The Karaok...

Louis Philippe Maurice
Louis Philippe Maurice - Founder/CEO, Busbud (Montreal FI), Busbud

LP Maurice is the CEO & Co-Founder of Busbud, an e-commerce startup focused on intercity bus travel. Previously, LP worked in Silicon Valley at Yahoo, LinkedIn and Radar Networks (acquired) in product management, marketing and business development. LP holds an MBA from Ha...

Chris Arsenault
Managing Partner, iNovia Capital

Chris Arsenault is Managing Partner of iNovia Capital ( An entrepreneur with over 15 years of general management experience in high technology industries. Prior to joining iNovia Capital, Chris was a partner and entrepreneur in residence with the Telesyst...

Stephane Marceau
Co-Founder & CEO, OMsignal

Stéphane is co-founder and CEO of VC backed OMsignal. OMsignal has created a revolutionary line of bio-sensing clothes for consumers. Stephane has been building technology and communication businesses for more than 15 years. He was co-founder and CEO of Theralive, a small...

Bruno Morency
Head of Operations, iNovia Capital

Bruno is the Founder of Context.IO, an API that makes it easy and fast for developers to build applications on top of email. Context.IO was acquired by Return Path in 2012 and after a 2 year stint with Return Path working on new product initiatives, he is now Entrepreneur...

Vicken Kanadjian
Co-Founder & Managing Director, Cesium Inc.

Vicken Kanadjian is co-Founder and Managing Director at Cesium, one of Canada's leading distributors of Wireless and CE Accessory products. Cesium is a key vendor to multinational carriers as well as retailers including Bell, Telus, The Source, Walmart, Staples, Best Buy,...

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