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

Martin Enault

Chief - Entrepreneur in residence

Isabelle Bettez

Entrepreneur in residence - Tech

Doryne Bourque

Entrepreneur in residence - Tech

Daniel Drouet

Entrepreneur in residence - Tech

Daleyne Guay

Entrepreneur in residence - Tech

Renaud Lavoie

Entrepreneur in residence - Tech

Steven Arless

Entrepreneur in residence - Medtech

Rémi Richard

Entrepreneur in residence - Medtech

Jean-Pierre Robert

Entrepreneur in residence - Medtech

Carl Malartre

Entrepreneur in Residence - Edtech

Patrick d’Astous

Investor in residence

Jean-Luc Deschamps

CFO in residence

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.

Corinne Kuang

Marketing and communication advisor

Benoît Giguère

Vice-President, content and operations brandbourg.com

Laurent Therrien

Avisor Director

Marie-Pier Boivin

Organizational Psychology Advisor usherbrooke.ca

Anne-Marie Fecteau

Co-Founder at Bajouk Signature bajouksignature.com

Boyana Stefanova

Customer relationships and partnership Director tonequipier.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.