Our entrepreneurs in residence

Experts and mentors at Centech

Seasoned Entrepreneurs to Support Your Startup

More than 10 Entrepreneurs in Residence are part of the Centech team. They offer coaching and support to startups during their participation in the Acceleration and Propulsion Programs, and beyond. They put their valuable experience in launching and growing companies at the service of your success.

Our Entrepreneurs in Residence

Carl Malartre

Entrepreneur in Residence - Edtech

Caroline Chevrier

Entrepreneur in residence - Medtech

Daleyne Guay

Entrepreneur in residence - Tech

Daniel Drouet

Entrepreneur in residence - Tech

Doryne Bourque

Entrepreneur in residence - Tech

Félix Morin

Entrepreneur in residence - Edteq Succès Scolaire

François Drolet

Entrepreneur in residence - Medtech

Isabelle Bettez

Entrepreneur in residence - Tech

Jean-Luc Deschamps

CFO in residence

Jean-Pierre Robert

Entrepreneur in residence - Medtech

Martin Enault

Chief - Entrepreneur in residence

Pascal Labrecque

Entrepreneur in residence - Tech & Medtech Propulsion seulement / Propulsion only

Patrick d’Astous

Investor in residence

Roger Simard

Entrepreneur in residence - Medtech

Steven Arless

Entrepreneur in residence - Medtech

Our experts and mentors

Learn more about our many experts and speakers who lead many workshops and conferences for our startups. These workshops are given in the Propulsion and Acceleration programs.

Isaac Souweine

Partner realventures.com

David Brassard-Potvin

Entrepreneurship program Coordinator lojiq.org

Sophie Legendre

President sophielegendre.com

Benoît Giguère

Vice-President, content and operations brandbourg.com

Claude Sirois

Vice-President ia.ca

Ghislain Nadeau

Business Analyst and Advisor promptinnov.com

Key sectors


Products and solutions that rely on innovative technologies to respond to societal challenges and improve productivity.

Centech is particularly interested in companies developing deep tech solutions in the following industries:

  • Automation & Industry 4.0
  • Transport & Logistics
  • Telecommunications & Microelectronics
  • Energy & the Environment


Medtech encompasses technological products and solutions aimed at improving health care, quality of life and medical techniques to ensure the well-being of all individuals in our society.

Our Service Partners

They are there for you at Centech

The École de design Nantes Atlantique

The Montreal-based studio of renowned École de design Nantes Atlantique is located at Centech. Every year, the studio welcomes around twenty new students to participate in the International Design Strategy program and obtain / work towards obtaining their master’s degree. This is a unique training experience for future designers, who get to collaborate with Centech’s innovation ecosystem, including both new startups and established companies.

Boréal Ventures

Boréal Ventures is a seed fund dedicated to funding Quebec companies specialized in advanced technology and applied sciences. The fund works with Centech to identify the most promising technology companies in Quebec / to identify Quebec’s most promising tech companies.