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: www.spiegelsohmer.com 

Futurpreneur Canada

Futurpreneur Canada is the only national, non-profit organization to provide financing, mentoring, and support tools for every business stage to aspiring business owners and startup founders: www.futurpreneur.ca

NACO Canada

The National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) accelerates a thriving, early-stage investing ecosystem in Canada by connecting individuals, groups, and other partners that support Angel-stage investing. NACO provides intelligence, tools and resources for its members; facilitates key connections across networks, borders and industries; and helps to inform policy affecting the Angel asset-class.

Anges Quebec

Anges Québec’s mission is to help its angel investors make profitable investments in innovative companies in a wide range of industries and in all regions of Quebec. To this end, Anges Québec identifies the best entrepreneurs and business projects and supports the Anges Québec members who finance them.

RJCCQ

Le RJCCQ soutient un réseau de jeunes chambres de commerce et d’ailes jeunesse à travers le Québec, représentant plus de 8 000 jeunes professionnels, cadres, travailleurs autonomes et entrepreneurs âgés de 18 à 40 ans.

JCCM

La Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal (JCCM) est un regroupement de près de 1 600 jeunes cadres, professionnels, entrepreneurs et travailleurs autonomes âgés de 18 à 40 ans, ce qui en fait un des plus grands réseaux de jeunes gens d’affaires au monde.

Hacking Health

Hacking Health is designed to improve healthcare by inviting technology creators and healthcare professionals to collaborate on realistic, human-centric solutions to front-line problems.

NM

Noticias Montreal is a Spanish-language media based in Montreal and founded by a group of immigrant journalists. Its main goal is to provide the latest news, information and features about Montreal, Quebec, Canada. NM wants to offer a helping hand in the immigration and integration process of the numerous newcomers as well as promoting the Spanish language.


Montreal Founder Institute Early Applications Due Sunday!

Posted by Joe Garza on 2014-03-21

The Founder Institute, the world's largest startup accelerator, is preparing to launch a very promising Montreal Spring 2015 Semester.

We have many great startup mentors confirmed, and impressive founders are beginning to enroll in the program as well. But, time is running out to apply. 

This Sunday (2015-01-25) is the Early Application Deadline. If you apply by Sunday, you get to take the Predictive Admissions Test for free ($50 value), and are also eligible to receive one of several Founder Institute Fellowships.

If you could use expert training and advice to launch a technology startup in Montreal, then apply today.

In the Founder Institute's four-month, part-time program, promising startup entrepreneurs “learn by doing” and launch a company through structured training courses, practical business-building assignments, and expert feedback from a large network of business mentors. Plus, aspiring founders are not required to quit their day job to participate, so they can begin building a business around their ideas without putting their livelihood at risk.

The Founder Institute was recently covered by Anwar Ali in article on The Montreal Gazette titled New Chapter of Founder Institute offers startup opportunities to local entrepreneurs.

The Montreal Chapter will begin 2015-02-25, and will be led by local leaders LP Maurice and Sergio Escobar. LP Maurice is the co-founder and CEO of travel startup Busbud, and Sergio Escobar is a curator at Startup Genome.

In addition, participants in Montreal will receive expert training and feedback from an impressive list of mentors, including; 

  • Adeo Ressi: Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
  • Alexandre Taillefer: Managing partner, XPND Capital
  • Angelique Mannella: Founder & CEO, Decode Global
  • Audry Larocque: CEO, iPerceptions
  • Beth Thouin: Digital Marketing Expert, Consultant
  • Bruno Morency: Director, Return Path Labs, Return Path
  • Caithrin Rintoul: Co-Founder & CEO, Provender
  • Chris Arsenault: Managing Partner, iNovia Capital
  • Christine Renaud: Founder/CEO, E-180
  • Claude Théoret: Founder & CEO, Nexalogy Environics
  • Danial Jameel: Co-Founder & CEO, OOHLALA Mobile Inc.
  • Daniel Robichaud: Co-Founder & CEO
  • Dave Parker: Serial Entrepreneur, VP, UP Global
  • Dax Da Silva: Founder/CEO, LightSpeed
  • Ethan Song: Co-Founder & CEO, Frank & Oak
  • Firoz Patel: Founder & Executive Vice President, PAYZA
  • Francois Charles Sirois: CEO, Telesystem
  • Gian Carlo Di Tommaso: VP Finance & Operations, Luxury Retreats
  • Greg Isenberg: Digital Marketer and Angel Investor
  • Hicham Ratnani: Co-Founder & COO/CFO, Frank & Oak
  • Ian Jeffrey: VP Produ Marketing Marketing, PasswordBox
  • Joe Poulin: Founder/CEO, Luxury Retreats
  • Julien Smith: Co-Founder & CEO, Breather
  • Justin Wilcox: CTO, Nimbus Health
  • Louis François Hogue: General Manager and Partner
  • Louis Philippe Maurice: Founder/CEO, Busbud
  • Luc Filiatreault: VP Venture Development, OpenText
  • Magaly Charbonneau: COO & Shareholder, PasswordBox
  • Marcus Daniels: Co-Founder & CEO, Highline VC
  • Martin Luc Archambault: Founder/CEO, Wajam
  • Mauro Repacci: Co-Founder & CEO, NAVUT
  • Michael Turri: Co-Founder / Director of Experience Strategy, Sid Labs / Sid Lee
  • Mike Grandinetti: Managing Director, Southboro Capital
  • Raff Paquin: Co-Founder, Alveolabs
  • Sergio A. Escobar: Director, Montreal Chapter
  • Sophie Boulanger: Co-Founder & VP Merchandising, BonLook
  • Stephane Marceau: Co-Founder & CEO, OMsignal
  • Vicken Kanadjian: Co-Founder & Managing Director, Cesium Inc.
  • Yuri Navarro: Executive Director, National Angel Capital Organization

  • And many more to be announced. 

In only 5 years of operation, over 1,310 graduate companies across 85 cities have used the Founder Institute to validate their idea, develop their plans, refine their product, build an advisory board, prepare for seed funding, and more.  

                                  We hope you will join us in Montreal and launch a company in 2014.

   

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