Business accelerators and incubators actively contribute to the development of entrepreneurship in Québec and its promotion abroad.

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Network

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Mission

Our mission is to improve the cohesion and efficiency of the business incubator and accelerator ecosystem and to increase its impact in the development of entrepreneurship and innovation in Québec.

  • Foster collaborations between accelerators, incubators and other ecosystem actors by ensuring more efficient sharing of resources, knowledge and good practices developed in the network
  • Grow the number and quality of entrepreneurial projects supported, raise the level of service offered and increase the  value created by the network
  • Consolidate the network’s representation and advocate the role and impact of business acceleration and incubation in the entrepreneurial ecosystem
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Team

Management Team
Louis-Félix BinetteLouis-Félix Binette Executive Director

Anick PatenaudeAnick Patenaude Chief operating officer

Akina MatsuoAkina Matsuo Lead — systemic data and impact

Claude ArsenaultClaude Arsenault Lead — acceleration projects

Joyce McLeanJoyce McLean Lead — networks and community

Chloé PlanèsChloé Planès Lead — talents and communications

Alexandra FerlandAlexandra Ferland Analyst — project optimization

Hazar BaranHazar Baran Technician accountant

Philippe Paquin-HirtlePhilippe Paquin-Hirtle Project manager — operational efficiency

Emy BourdeauEmy Bourdeau Project Manager - Events and Social Media

Mitacs internship
Abdelkader ChetouiAbdelkader Chetoui – Supervised project in quantitative analysis

Supervised by Mario Samano, HEC Montréal

Geneviève DelisleGeneviève Delisle – Qualitative Study of Technology Startups's Social Impact Potential

Supervised by Chantale Mailhot, HEC

Monica SimionatoMonica Simionato – Reasons for the abandonment of entrepreneurial coaching programs for startups

Supervised by Étienne St-Jean, UQTR

Rosanna SchroppRosanna Schropp – A typology of startup support programs across the province of Quebec

Supervised by Kerstin Kuyken, ESG UQAM