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17 Most Established Accelerators and Incubators in Quebec

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If you are looking to start your business in Quebec, it is never a bad idea to join an accelerator or incubator.

These organizations are designed to help startup businesses by providing them with office space, advice and access to potential partners, investors, and customers.

In this article, we have collected the 17 most popular accelerators and incubators from Quebec.


The 17 Best Accelerators and Incubators in Quebec

1) TandemLaunch

1) TandemLaunch

Incubator and seed investor for consumer electronics innovation.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Helge Seetzen
  • Industries: Artificial Intelligence, Audio, Automotive, Computer Vision, Consumer Electronics, Incubators
  • Number of investments: 44
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 52

You can find their website here.

2) FounderFuel

2) FounderFuel

FounderFuel is a mentor-driven venture accelerator that assists emerging entrepreneurs in moving forward on their entrepreneurial journey.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Alan MacIntosh, Ian Jeffrey, Jean-Sebastian Cournoyer, John Stokes
  • Industries: Finance, Internet, SaaS, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 95
  • Funding amount: $50,000
  • Number of exits: 13
  • Equity Taken: 9%
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 16

You can find their website here.

3) Techstars Montreal AI Accelerator

3) Techstars Montreal AI Accelerator

The Real Ventures-backed Techstars Montreal AI Accelerator is the third Techstars accelerator in Canada.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Industries: Artificial Intelligence, Business Development, Financial Services
  • Number of investments: 40
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 13

You can find their website here.

4) Ecofuel

4) Ecofuel

Ecofuel is a business accelerator situated in Quebec that works with clean technology firms.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Andrée-Lise Méthot
  • Industries: CleanTech, Information Technology, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 23

You can find their website here.

5) The Holt Xchange

5) The Holt Xchange

The Holt Xchange is a modern-day broker that facilitates trades between corporate clients and investors for fintech startups.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2018
  • Industries: Blockchain, FinTech, InsurTech, Payments, Personal Finance, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 23
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

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6) AQC Capital

6) AQC Capital

AQC Capital is an investment vehicle established to assist members of the Réseau Anges Québec financially.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2012
  • Industries: Financial Services
  • Number of investments: 60
  • Number of exits: 4

You can find their website here.

7) ACET Capital

7) ACET Capital

ACET Capital specializes in business development programs for entrepreneurs.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2011
  • Industries: Funding Platform
  • Number of investments: 4

You can find their website here.

8) Le Camp

8) Le Camp

Le Camp is a tech-focused incubator and accelerator.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2015
  • Industries: Consulting, Incubators, Management Consulting

You can find their website here.

9) ProMontreal Entrepreneurs

9) ProMontreal Entrepreneurs

(PME) assists young Jewish entrepreneurs by assisting them in the development of their company ideas. We provide funding, mentorship, and resource information.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2000
  • Industries: Enterprise Software, Funding Platform, GreenTech, Hardware, Mobile Apps, Property Management
  • Number of investments: 40
  • Number of exits: 2

You can find their website here.

10) SOVAR

10) SOVAR

SOVAR helps inventors take their ideas from the lab to the market by providing individualized expertise and support.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2000
  • Number of investments: 2

You can find their website here.

11) Capital régional et cooperatif Desjardins

11) Capital régional et cooperatif Desjardins

Desjardins Capital Régional et Cooperatif is a fund that invests in Quebec's economic growth.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Number of investments: 28
  • Number of exits: 5

You can find their website here.

12) Hacking Health Accelerator

12) Hacking Health Accelerator

Hacking Health is a startup accelerator that focuses on digital health startups.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Etienne Lagacé, Luc Sirois
  • Industries: Business Development, Finance, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 9
  • Number of exits: 1

You can find their website here.

13) Brain Canada

13) Brain Canada

Across the neurosciences, Brain Canada encourages collaborative, multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 1999
  • Industries: Association, Health Care, Non Profit
  • Number of investments: 4
  • Number of exits: 1

You can find their website here.

14) Campus des Technologies de la Santé/CTS Healthcare

14) Campus des Technologies de la Santé/CTS Healthcare

CTS Healthcare provides services to help businesses in the medical field grow and prosper.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2008
  • Industries: Clinical Trials, Health Care, Medical, Medical Device, Pharmaceutical
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

15) Economic Development of the Longueuil Conurbation

15) Economic Development of the Longueuil Conurbation

The Economic Development of the Longueuil Conurbation provides financial assistance to businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2002
  • Industries: Financial Services
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

16) Yaroka Technologies

16) Yaroka Technologies

Yaroka Technologies is a climate-conscious incubator with geology, forestry, climatology, and technological expertise.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Industries: Incubators

You can find their website here.

17) Aluminium Valley Society

17) Aluminium Valley Society

The Aluminium Valley Society is committed to the development and expansion of aluminum transformation businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2001
  • Industries: Consulting, Mineral, Mining, Mining Technology
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

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