Startups

Centech programs

Two programs to take your business to new heights

Centech offers 2 programs designed to support the growth of startups on their way to becoming profitable and sustainable businesses.

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Acceleration Program

A program designed to support and accelerate the growth of your tech startup and thrust it forward by 6 to 12 months forward in just 12 weeks.

Duration: 12 weeks
2 cohorts per year

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Propulsion Program

A program offering the coaching, tools and resources you need to ensure the long term viability of your startup.

Duration: 2 years
Acceleration Program completed required

Our Services

Expertise & Support

Centech offers advice and mentoring, media opportunities, training sessions and workshops, and access to its international network (of partners, corporations and startups.)

Funding

Centech assists companies looking for funding, through contacts with potential investors, and direct support to obtain loans, subsidies, or to launch a round of funding.

Infrastructure

Centech provides an infrastructure, including specialized software, a prototyping workshop, meeting rooms and a friendly workspace.

Startup Testimonials

Testimonials from supported companies

Our Service Partners

Étudiants du studio de design de l'École de design de Nantes Atlantique qui travaillent sur ordinateur

L’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 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.

Boreal Ventures

Boreal 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.

Boreal Ventures

Our Entrepreneurs in Residence and Experts

All participants in Centech programs benefit from the invaluable advice of Centech’s Entrepreneurs in Residence (EeR). These successful entrepreneurs have been selected for their expertise and inspiring track record.

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

Fabien Maurin

Entrepreneur in Residence - Tech

Félix Morin

Entrepreneur in residence - Edtech 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

Louis Crevier

Entrepreneur in residence - Tech

Louis-Joseph Caron L’Écuyer

Entrepreneur in residence - Tech

Martin Enault

Chief - Entrepreneur in residence

Pascal Labrecque

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

Patrick d’Astous

Investor in residence

Steven Arless

Entrepreneur in residence - Medtech