Le Mouvement des accélérateurs d’innovation du Québec (MAIN) and Startupfest announce the return of the AcceleratorFest on July 12. This special one-day event for accelerator operators will take place during Startupfest, which will be held from July 12 to 14 in Montréal.
The Mouvement des accélérateurs d’innovation du Québec (MAIN) announced today that the Québec startup ecosystem will receive part of the $90M envelop reserved for the ElevateIP program by the Government of Canada to provide intellectual property (IP) support to hundreds of innovative Québec startups and to help build the skills and capacity of the organizations that directly support these companies until 2026.
Startupfest is back in Montreal from July 13th to 15th with a ton of events you don’t want to miss! This annual gathering allows entrepreneurs, investors, creators, large companies, industry veterans and the entire support ecosystem to chart the course of technology entrepreneurship in a unique festival atmosphere.
MAIN is a partner of the event and will present the Accelerators Lounge, a large space in the heart of the tent village. Come meet incubators and accelerators, make promising meetings, or just come and recharge yourself (or your devices!).
Wednesday, July 13th
12 to 1 p.m.: Everyone is welcome! The lounge is open and MAIN’s team will be there to answer all your questions regarding its coaching service Momentum, Continuum startup, the Lac-à-L’Épaule podcast and to allow you to fill our Talent Barometer survey.
1 to 3 p.m.: adMare BioInnovations, an accelerator specializing in biotech, invites startups to discover their services in investment capital, and scientific, commercial and infrastructure expertise.
3 to 4 p.m.: MTLAB, an accelerator specializing in tourism, culture and entertainment, welcomes all companies who wish to participate in a reverse pitch activity for Palais des congrès de Montréal.
4 to 5 p.m.: Welcome to all! Recharge and be energized with MAIN’s team.
Thursday, July 14th
8 a.m. to 10 a.m.: Welcome to all! The lounge is open and MAIN’s team will be there to answer all your questions regarding its coaching service Momentum, the Lac-à-L’Épaule podcast and to allow you to fill our Talent Barometer survey.
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Sold out event – Venture capital meetings with Investissement Québec.
12 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Welcome to all!
2 to 3 p.m.: MTLAB, an accelerator specializing in tourism, culture and entertainment, welcomes all companies who wish to participate in a reverse pitch activity for Parc olympique and TRès Trois-Rivières.
3 to 5 p.m.: Welcome to all! Recharge and be energized with MAIN’s team.
Friday, July 15th
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: The lounge will be open to all! Come and set up your own meetings, or chat with MAIN’s team.
MAIN would like to thank AMEX, who is powering the lounge, our major partners adMare BioInnovations and MTLAB as well our accelerator partners: ACET, Cilex, Défi Montréal, District 3, Espace-inc., INKUB Desjardins, IVÉO, La SUITE entrepreneuriale Desjardins and Zú.
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